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The Story OF 1930 


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Trade Organisations— conhnweii. 






The Year IN America 


16 


Variety Artistes' Federation... 


.. 136 




The Year in Australia 


19 


Cinema Veterans 


• ■ 136 




The Year IN Canada 


21 


Film Transporters Association 


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Foreign Trade Directory — 




Great Britain 


.. 136 




Austraba 


23 


British Board of Film Censors 


... 136 




Austria 




■ : 23 


British Actors' Equity Association 


.. 137 




Belgium 




24 


Federation of British Industries 


... 137 




Canada 




25 


Society of Motiop Picture Engineers 137 




Czechoslovakia 




26 


Guild of British Kinema Projectionists 










and Technicians 


137 




Denmark 




26 














Commission on Educational and Cul- 




France ... , ... 




27 


tural Films ... 


.. 137 




Germany 




31 


Amateur Film Socie ties 


... 138 




Greece 




33 


Optical Society 


... 138 




Holland 




33 


London Poster Association Ltd. 


... 138 




Hungary 




35 


British Poster Advertising Association 138 




Italy 




35 


National Association of Theatrical 




Jugoslavia 




36 


Employees 


.. 138 




New Zealand . . . 




37 








Norway 




37 


Legal Section — 






Poland 




37 


Digest of Acts and Regulations 


.. 140 




Roumania 




37 


Home Office Regulations, 1923 


.. 155 




Spain 




.. 38 


Cinematograph Films .'\ct, 1927 


164 




Sweden 




38 


In the Courts 


.. 173 




Switzerland 




39 








Turkey 




40 


Financial Section — ■ 






Union of South Africa 


40 


New Companies 


180 




United States of America 


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Bankruptcies, Liquidations, etc. 


.. ■ 190 




Films Section — 




Equipment and Technical Section- 


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Trade Shown Films of 1930 ... 


43 


Equipment and Technique in 1930 


207 




Renters' Offers of the Year ... 


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Data for Kinematograph Technicians 229 | 




Films Registered under the .^ct— 




Technical Tables 


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British 


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Foreign 


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Who's What and Where in the | 








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Trade Organisations — 










Cinematograph Exhibitors' .^ssoci 


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Who's What in the Trade ... 


.. 236 




tion 


.. 128 


Who's What in the Studio ... 


263 




Kinematograph Rerters' Society 


■■ 133 


Cameramen 


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Incorporated Association of Kin 


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matograph Manufacturers... 


■■ 134 


Directory Section — 






Cinematograph Trade Benevole 


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General Trade Directory 


.. 285 




Fund 


■• 135 


Classified Trade Directory ... 


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Cinematograph Trade Provident I 


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Our Leading Companies 


.. 320 




stitution 


•• 135 


Theatre Circuits 


•• 324 




British Association of Film Directc 


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London Kinemas 


- 341 




Incorporated Society of Musicians 


.. 135 


English do. 


.. 357 




Incorporated Society of .\uthors,e 


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Welsh do. 


.. 479 




Performing Right Society, Ltd. 


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Scottish do. 


.. 489 




Film Artistes' Guild 


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Irish do. 


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Electrical Trades' Union 


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Musicians' Union 


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Inde.x to Advertisements ... 


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THE END OF 1930 
A Note of Optimism 



By S. G. Rayment, 
Editor, Kinematograph Weekly. 



IN a year which the kinematograph business has devoted to con- 
solidation and development rather than to the staging of 
spectacular upheavals, an extraordinarily difficult period, laoth 
in national and trade history, has been bridged over with amazing 
success. 

Largely, no doubt, owing to the severe tests which had been inflicted 
during the previous two years, but also, of course, to a really strict 
attention to the demands of the public, it has been possible to maintain 
to some extent those increases of patronage which we all regarded as 
only temporary reactions to the novelty of the talkie appeal. 

Naturally, the peak attendances of the days when talkies were in 
their first flush could not be held ; they were in any case almost fictitious, 
when due consideration was given to the fact that many people who 
crowded the newly-equipped houses did so at the expense of those 
which remained silent. These same people, by the way, were for a 
long time frankly contemptuous in their criticisms of the sound picture, 
but the tale the box-office told was final proof. The great point was 
that they came, and continued to come. 

As a consequence the increase of business, if sUght, has been general, as 
distinct from the previous year's experience, when it was local. But any 
exhibitor in the land can prove by his figures that his outgoings have 
risen far more rapidly than his revenue, and to restore matters to a 
more generally equitable basis has been the anxious thought of all. 

Of course the renter has been the first object in the search for a 
possible readjustment of terms which would enable the kinerna pro- 
prietor to keep his profits at something like the same ratio to his income 
,as he had been accustomed to count upon. 

There was at one time a widespread demand for a return to the old 
flat rate for booking pictures. The percentage system, however, 
proved itself, and must now be accepted as part of the normal machinery 
by which the Trade carries on. 



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With so great a proportion of houses paying heavy instahiients 
on their talking picture equipment and looking forward to a long 
period punctuated by regular payments in this direction, the terms 
of film hire were felt to be very onerous, and during the year it was 
necessary for the renters to take vigorous action in certain cases where 
the returns had been falsely made. 

The Battle of the Guarantees 

There were regrettable lapses which marked a not too peaceful 
period. The big fight between the distributing and the exhibiting 
sides of the business was on the subject of guarantees and disc charges. 
The growing dissatisfaction felt by exhibitors with the system under 
which films were booked on sharing terms with a guaranteed minimum 
payment culminated in a definite and unanimous resolution, taken 
at the Summer Conference of the C.E.A., to refuse business with firms 
making this demand. 

Feeling was very strong upon this point, and the question of disc 
charges was allied to it in the agitation, for there was a distinct sense 
of grievance when a man who had hired a picture was called upon to pay 
a separate sum for the record which was actually an integral part 
of the show. 

The two points were linked together in the campaign which was 
inaugurated in July and culminated in a series of visits paid by an 
exhibitors' deputation to all the renting firms. In almost every case 
the result was a satisfactory agreement, one or two firms — of which 
Wardour was the first — announcing their decision to drop these 
features even before they were approached. Paramount, on the other 
hand, declined to come into line and quite late in the year reaffirmed 
its determination to adhere to its demand for guarantees on account 
of its commitments with American headquarters. 

Despite this clash, and the continued inability to see eye to eye 
on the matter of prices, the two branches of the Trade worked well 
together during the year, and as it drew to a close there were evidences 
of a rather unusual spirit of co-operation being brought about. The 
Renters' Sound Inspection Committee, thanks to which we may say that 
reproduction achieved its maximum of quality in remarkably little 
time in every wired house throughout the country, has a successor 
in the shape of a joint committee formed towards the end of the year 
to adjust differences between the two sides. 

So long had people been talking in a general way about the get- 
together spirit that many felt a genuine co-operative action to be a 
Utopian hope rather than an obvious need. It is therefore highly 
satisfactory to chronicle the birth of this committee and the broad- 
minded attitude w^hich brought it into active operation. 

Under the title of the Joint Investigation Committee its 
function is to adjust those difficulties which must arise between buyers 
and sellers, particularly in so involved a trade as ours, when conditions 
vary from district to district and bargaining is the basis of the whole 
business. 



Story of the Yeaf 1 1 

The idea is primarily aimed at helping the small exhibitor, who has, 
of course, been hardest hit by the talking equipment costs and the 
rise in film hire. He has, as a rule, less room for expansion, and 
therefore finds it far more difficult to make increased returns to 
balance increased expenses. 

Now, when conditions threaten to become intolerable, he has a coutt 
of appeal. He can state his case before this joint committee with a 
reasonable expectation of receiving sympathy and justice. As it was 
only formed at the close of the year the results of its work can hardly 
be assessed, but the general principles underlying its constitution 
are so well in accord with the best ideas of mutual understanding 
that all who have any difficulties to clear up will undoubtedly wish 
to take advantage of this newly organised machinery. 

The Small Man 

Its chief appeal of course, will be to the small man, and with a view 
to the proper preparation of the ground the C.E.A. invited a return 
from all halls whose takings averaged less than £150 a week. Although 
it was guaranteed that the information required would be kept strictly 
confidential, repeated reminders had to be given to the proprietors 
most concerned. Eventually it was hoped sufficient data would be 
collected to enable the new committee to do really useful work. 

It should, of course, be recognised that the hardships experienced 
during the year were by no means limited to one side. Inaccurate 
returns have been furnished in several instances by exhibitors, as a 
result of which the total amount to be divided with the renters has 
been falsely represented. Sharp action has followed and has even 
reached the police court. Offenders against ordinary business ethics 
will never be shielded, but there certainly are hard cases, and these 
will be given consideration. 

To help the small man is really the prime need, for he has suffered 
most in the recent period of transition. But it is clear that his special 
needs are being attended to in another direction besides the actual 
film booking problems for which the Joint Investigation Committee 
has been primarily designed. 

Practicall}^ every house seating a thousand and upwards having 
been wired for talking films, the firms responsible-; for the equipm^ent 
l.ave turned from wliat may be called the Rolls Roj^ce to tlie Austin 
Seven market. There is now in circiilation an admirable series of 
m.odels available at economic prices which kinemas seating seven or 
eight hundred can use with excellent results. On the whole the 
national turnover to sound films is well on the way to completion. 

Much anxiety has been felt during the year about another upheaval 
in the direction of the wide film. Four separate devices have been 
tried out in the States, but either from mechanical imperfections or 
from business reasons they have by no means swept the exhibitors 
there off their feet. The natural demand that standardisation should 
be effected as an essential preliminary'- has not been met, and until it 
is there is little expectation of a forward move in this direction. 



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The most hopeful development in this field is an English invention 
which, by an attachment to the camera, reduces the wide field — double 
the normal — to a picture on standard stock. Another attachment 
to the projector corrects this, and enables a wide picture to be thrown, 
although every other detail in the physical production of the fihn 
is entirely regular. The convenience and economy of Fulvue certainly 
promises well. 

An International Pact 

One step in the direction of general understanding between com- 
petitors which was bound to have far-reaching consequences was the 
settlement of areas arranged between the representatives of the Gernia^ 
and American electrical and film industries, who met in conference at 
Paris, in June and July. 

Their agreement made it possible for studios in all countries to 
obtain licences to produce under both German and American patents, 
and provided for the interchangeability of motion pictures in all 
countries and upon all makes of licensed apparatus of the parties. 

The full value of this pact can hardly be estimated yet, but it cer- 
tainly means an end of the old system by which American or German 
producers were each barred from entry into the other's markets. The 
spirit behind the negotiations is indicated by a sentence in the report : 
" these interests seek the world-wide development of the motion 
picture industry." 

The Sunday Fight 

Our usual pre-Christmas thrill was furnished by a big fight on 
Sunday ^ opening. The London theatrical interests had long been 
jealous of^the big attendances enjoyed by the kinemaa on Sunday 
evenings and inspired an action against the L.C.C., as a result of which 
the latter's action in sanctioning film exhibitions was declared illegal, 
under the Sunday Observance Act of 1780. This is, at the moment 
ofjwriting, the subject of an appeal, and the owners of the kinemas 
affected are carrying on. 

The C.E.A. has come whole-heartedly to the support of the campaign 
for freedom, but as the Courts have given a definite ruling upon the 
intent of the Act it is expected that any final settlement must be in 
the direction of new legislation. 

New Theatres 

In theatre-building a year of unparalleled expansion has to be 
recorded. In every part of the country, small and large towns alike 
have added to their resources by erecting well-designed and 
equipped kinemas, and London has led the way. Something like two 
hundred new houses have been opened, and the people who are re- 
sponsible for them have a fairly good idea of the public support they 
may anticipate. We have in this fact a final proof of the conquering 
kinema. It is important to remember that these new houses are 
object lessons in construction, decoration and appointments and as 



Story of the Year 13 

such they not only enhance the status of the Trade wherever they may 
be, but they prove the confidence of their proprietors in the future 
growth of this iovm of entertainment. 

Our Studio Output 

In connection with this evidence of public support the most hearten- 
ing feature of all is the genuine and well-earned welcome which is 
nowadays accorded to British pictures. It only seems a short time 
ago that the showman, as good a patriot as anybody else, would ob- 
literate from his posters any indication that a film was British. He 
knew. 

Well, those days are over. Our studios are giving some of the most 
attractive and entertaining pictures that can be seen, pictures that 
people really want to see. Curiously enough, we have come out on 
top in a department which we at one time used to look upon almost 
as the prescriptive right of the American producers, for our full- 
length comedies, in essentially British settings, have established a 
position of their own and are fit attractions to appear on the best pro- 
grammes. 

They have been criticised because a large proportion of them are 
film versions of stage plays, and the purist will have it that they are 
not true screen art. The purist however, has always been the worst 
possible guide to public reaction and we may well be satisfied with the 
reception our pictures have earned, particularly in a year rich in good 
attractions. On many groimds we have had a remarkably good year 
in film fare, and the way in which our home product has been able 
to hold its own is a very fine achievement. 

The most critical commentators on the Quota clauses in the Films Act 
have had the ground cut from under their feet by the unquestionable 
success of our product, and it is important to realise that while our 
biggest production units have kept up a fine output the smaller studios 
have done extremely well. Had the quality of British pictures been 
in IQ26 what it is to-day there would have been no need for the 
Quota Act. 

In the actual administration of this Act, with its direct contacts 
with each branch of the Industry, every honour should be paid to the 
Advisory Board which serves as a liaison office between the Government 
and the Trade. Its work has been done behind closed doors, and in 
most quarters its activity has hardly been appreciated, but it has 
been ceaselessly carrying on its duty of explaining, guiding and watching 
during all those difficult times when the best regulations, rigorously 
administered, might bring hardship, and when, on the other hand, 
the most plausible pleas needed shrewd analysis. 

Overseas Sales 

Of all the achievements that have been heralded in the year, the 
improved position of our product in the overseas market has actually 
been the most far-reaching. For years America has protested that 
she was willing to welcome British pictures on their merits, but none 



14 The Kinematograph Year Book. 

were found to measure up to her standards, and we on this side were 
inclined to sit down under the disappointment and nurse our inferiority 
complex. 

In 1930, however, we really broke down the barrier, and, thanks 
to the courage and persistence of one or two undaunted individuals, 
we look o\'er the Atlantic at the end of the year to see quite a fair 
sprinkling of our best pictures being shown, and appreciated, in 
the States. 

Now it's a poor vicious circle that won't work both ways. In the 
old days we were told that in view of our failure to sell in America we 
had so much the less income to meet our negative costs. Therefore 
every picture we made was, in comparison with the best product from 
the other side, made with so anxious an eye to economy that the most 
imaginative and intelligent work of our directors was hampered. To- 
day we may reasonably hope that the converse will apply. We know 
that obvious cheapness is the worst characteristic of a picture, and must 
therefore give all honour to the men who have not stinted their directors. 
Now, if we can make the average British picture well enough to earn 
a proportion of its costs in the United States, we can really consider 
we are on the footing to which we are entitled. 

At present only the cream of our product is acceptable in America, 
but with the sinews of war fortified by the tonic of transatlantic trade 
we may reasonably look forward to a far bigger proportion of our films 
bringing back some tangible form of appreciation. 

Our Stars 

There is one avenue which I do not think has yet been fully 
explored, and that is the definite development and popularisation of 
our own acting talent. Far too many of our artists are taken up for 
a time, taught the groundwork of the highly specialised branch of 
their profession in our studios, and then allowed to drift over to Holly- 
wood, where the studio executives are always ready to give a chance 
to capable men and girls who know how to speak English. Our own 
openings should be so attractive that when we have the right people 
we should be able to use them and to give them such encouragement 
that Hollywood's beckoning finger would fail to tempt. 

The advantages, from a national point of view, that are presented 
by the increase in quality and quantity of our own productions are 
immeasurable. The unconscious propaganda effected by pictures 
breathing British scenes, British sentiment and British ideals can 
hardly be estimated, but some conception of its value is afforded by 
the achievements of the American films. 

When one recalls the enthusiastic reception that was given at the 
gala performance of British pictures by the Dominion delegates to the 
Imperial Conference, the way to a progressive popularity, wherever 
the English language is spoken, is indicated, and with our producers 
facing the fact that their watchword must be " entertainment values 
first " that day is drawing rapidly nearer. 



The Year 


A broa 


d 


and 


Foreign 


and 


Colonial 


Trade 


Directory. 


Australia 




Italy 


Austria 




Jugoslavia 


Belgium 




New Zealand 


Canada 




Norway 
Poland 


Czechoslovakia 




Roumania 


Denmark 




Spain 


France 




Sweden 


Germany 




Switzerland 


Greece 




Turkey 


Holland 




Union of South Africa 


Hungary 




U.S. of America 



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THE 


YEAR 


IN 


AMERICA. 




By the New 


York 
of the 


Correspondent 




Kinemato 


graph Weekly. 



THE fourth year of the sound era finds the American industry well 
settled in the technical grooves of production and reproduction. 
Although there is still great room for improvement in the presenta- 
tion of sound pictures in theatres, the handling of the new mechanism 
has become less and less of a myster\', and " good sound," in any theatre 
worthy the name, is now tlie rule rather than the exception. The wiring 
ot houses goes on apace. .Some 8,000 installations have now been made, 
according to latest figvires, and the unwired house is rapidly passing. 

From the production viewpoint, the technique of sound, so far as the 
mechanics go, is in excellent condition. But as to the t\-pe of picture 
which is best fitted to sound, there is still considerable range of opinion, 
as there doubtless will be, always. Here, just as emphatically as in the 
silent era, the public decides, but the public doesn't decide until after it has 
seen and heard, so the hazards of production are just as great as they ever 
were. 

The " Musical " Invasion 

One notable development of the year, however, has been the great recession 
of interest in " musicals." For some reason, which now seems quite illogical, 
the industry, in the first flush of the sound revolution, decided that the 
fate of the strange new thing was somehow hinged pretty largely on music, 
probably because the picture that brought the revolution, " The Ja/z Singer," 
was song, in its great effects, and only dialogue in one sequence, and that 
confined to two sentences. The result was, of course, that every picture 
had to have a theme song, and the public was thought to be very keen to 
see musical comedies and extravaganzas. This cycle definitely wore itself 
out, before the producers realised it. Consequently, some of the most 
expensive productions of 1930, which were " musicals," did not get very 
far at the box office, and some of them were total failures. The argument 
still rages, however, as to whether the public wants " musicals " at all. 
And the answer seems to be, as always, that it all depends on how the thing 
is done. As this is written, " Whoopee," a " musical/' if there ever was one, 
is clicking at the box office. It is Eddie Cantor plus Ziegfeld, and obviously 
has something most of the other later ones didn't have. 

As the "musical" era waned, the straight dramatic dialogue pictures 
came to the front. William Powell, playing the detective or crook story 
to perfection, rose to great eminence. Ruth Chatterton continued her great 
vogue as a dramatic actress. Greta Garbo talking is no less popular than 
Greta Garbo silent. Ann Harding, recruited from the legitimate stage, 
went into the first flight of stars in " Holiday." These are only examples 
of personalities the public clamours to see. There are many more. On the 
other hand, the spectacle, no less than the intimate drama, scored when it 
\^'as superlatively well done. An outstanding instance is " All Quiet on 
the Western Front," Remarque's war story put remorselessly on the screen 
as he wrote it, and a great box office success. 



The Year in America. 17 

Wliile the intimate drama, virtually without the physical action that 
made the movies a world industry, had its great appeal for the public, the 
swing back to what is called " motion picture " was marked. The Westerns, 
which fell by the wayside not so long after the advent of sound, were, in 
1930, rediscovered. For one thing, the producers suddenly came to the 
realisation that the tremendous child audience had been pretty largely 
alienated by dialogue pictures, and this loss could not he sustained indefin- 
itely. So the larger companies are going back to big scale Westerns, one of 
the be.st examples at hand being " The Big Trail." Even the serial came 
back and with a bang. " The Indians Are Coming " made history. It was 
the first chapter play ever to be shown first run on Broadway, making its 
debut at the cathedral of all picture houses — the Roxy. Talk is, of course, 
used extensively in these " action " pictures, but it is not the whole show, 
anil is being allowed to fall into its proper place as a dramatic agent, instead 
of being merely talk for the sake of talk. 

So far as the permanence of dialogue is concerned, the opinion is now 
pretty well established that " the silent picture is gone for ever." Theie 
are prophets galore who will stick to that belief, but there are others who 
maintain that certain types of stories can be done in silence far more effectively 
than in sound. The whole industry is waiting to see what will happen when 
Chaplin's " City Lights " is released. Of course, it is non-dialogue, but 
there is only one Chaplin. Still it would not be suq>rising if there were 
something of a rush back to silence if the picture is a tremendous sensation 
at the box office. 

The Alien Tongue 

The problem of " foreign versions " is still a vexed one. The solution has 
not yet been found. In some instances, the foreign market is supplied with 
the American dialogue versions, plus subtitles in the language of the country 
of release. In others, the picture is " dubbed " by having the lip-movement 
of the Hollywood folk matched up with lines spoken in a foreign language. 
But the belief that the " foreign language problem " will be solved only 
by producing special versions, with players imported from Europe to Holly- 
wood, is growing, and the result is that several of the big studios on the 
Coast are bringing actors and actresses from abroad. The additional expense 
entailed is, of course, great, but America's stake in the foreign market is 
something that cannot be dispensed with. 

Wall Street's Influence 

So much for the main lines of activity in tlie production field. On the 
lousiness side, the year was marked by one major upheaval — the retirement 
of William Fox from the company which he established. This was the final 
outcome of a battle, waged chiefly by big financial interests, and in itself 
one of the most dramatic stories in the spectacular history of the industry. 
Before the situation was settled, so many different kinds of litigation had been 
entered upon, that close observers themselves could not keep track of the 
lawsuits. But Mr. Fox " lost control of his company," as the saying is, 
by remaining as a member of the board of directors at a reputed salary of 
1500,000 a year for a stipulated period, and was succeeded by Harley L. 
Clarke, as President. It was, moreover, a year without mergers. This was 
contrary to the predictions, generally made at the close of 1929, that within 
a twelvemonth there would be only two or three major companies left. 
Whether these predictions will eventually come to pass remains to be seen, 
but there can be no question that the m.ap of the industry to-day would 
be quite different if it had not been for the stock market " crash " in the 
closing months of 1929, and the succeeding industrial depression from which 
the country has not yet emerged. 



18 The Kinematograph Year Book. 

The chaining-up of theatres reached what may be called a condition of 
stabihsation. That is to* say, the big producer-distributor companies finally 
came to the view that it would not be profitable to control all, or even a 
majority of the theatres in America, assuming that this could be done. Only 
certain types of houses — chiefly the de luxe first-runs and the scarcely less 
de luxe " neighbourhoods " — can be operated at a profit in a big national 
circuit. This means, for one thing, that the independent exhibitor still has a 
place in the sun, provided he maintains a thoroughly modern theatre. The 
same thing applies to the independent v/ith a circuit. The question of 
" protection " is still far from being settled, and this is of major importance 
in the relation of producer-owned circuits to the independents. The Allied 
States Association of Exhibitors, headed by Abram F. Myers, formerly of 
the Federal Trade Commission, is pressing for a solution of the problem. 

The Exhibitors' Contract 

After considerable preliminary skirmishing, a new form of standard ex- 
hibition contract was agreed upon at conferences between distributor members 
of the Hays organisation, the .\llied and other exhibitor bodies, and it now 
appears that this n^uch-discussed question will be settled before the end 
of the year. The formal ratification by the state organisations in the Mlied 
is still to be given, but apparently it will come. 

On the whole, then, Nineteen-Thirty was a year of distinct progress, 
despite the fact that the country was in the throes of the business depression. 
The essential stability of the American industry was shown by the fact 
that it weathered the depression, probably with reduced aggregate receipts, 
but without being seriously damaged. This was accomplished, in part, 
by the reduction of overhead, as always happens in a period of general busi- 
ness uncertainty. 

Wide Film Obstacles 

As Nineteen-Thirty-one comes into view, the major problems on the 
horizon appear to be those of wide-film, or perhaps more accurately, wide- 
screen, and third dimension. All the major companies are at work, through 
their technicians, on these, and it remains to be seen who will hit upon the 
most workable processes. That, however, is only one side of the problem. 
Just as important, if not more so, is the big question-mark of whether or not 
the industry, only a little more than three years away from the sound revolu- 
tion, is going to let itself in for another tremendous upheaval. The Society 
of Motion Picture Engineers, which is doing notable work in the technical 
field, ruled out discussion of wide-film until the industry gets itself organised 
on standard width. In some quarters, it is pointed out that the change-over 
to sound cost the industry a tremendous sum— variou.sly estimated at 
S;250,000,000 to nearly twice that amount — and the wide-film, if generally 
adopted, would result in another enormous expenditure. 

There is always the possibility, however, that the public may suddenly 
" go " for some one picture on 70 mm. film, and the rush would then start 
to meet the demand. After the experience with sound, however, it appears, 
likely that such an eventuality is remote. 



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The Year in Australia. 19 

THE YEAR IN AUSTRALIA. 

I3y Kathleen Ussher. 

TRADE depression in Australia called a halt to the extensive kinema- 
building of the previous year, and led to a working agreement between 
the two largest circuits. Union Theatres, Ltd., and Hoyts, Ltd. 
(controlling jointly 250 houses), not to build against each other, and 
also to a merger of their interests as regards bookings. The widespread 
unemployment throughout the major towns was also responsible for a 40 per 
cent, cut in admission prices. Under these circumstances, no noticeable drop 
in kinema attendances was experienced. Five times as many people attended 
the pictures as went to all other forms of amusement combined ; or a total 
of, roughly, 125,000,000 persons ; that is, every man, woman and child in 
the Commonwealth went to the kinema on an average 20 times a year. 

As elsewhere, the triumphant march of the talkies swept all before it. 
The stage was seriously menaced, and Fullers, Ltd., the old-established 
variety circuit, found it necessary to wire their houses or go out of business. 
The following legitimate theatres (seating capacities in parenthesis) were 
among those wired : Empire, Brisbane (1,400) ; Victoria, Newcastle (1,400) ; 
Roxv, Sydney (1,500) ; Roxy, Newtown (2,000) ; Palace, Melbourne (1,600) ; 
Gaiety, Melbourne (1,000) ; Majestic, Adelaide (1,400) ; and His Majesty's, 
Perth (2,000). Fullers also control the Capitol, Perth (2,000) ; Empire, 
Sydney (3,000) ; and the Capitol, Melbourne (2,500), as well as many suburban 
and provincial independent theatres. Associated with their change-over to 
talkies is the powerful Tait-Williamson chain, which featured film revues 
(chiefly M.-G.-M.) in place of stage shows, retaining only four touring 
companies to play in such of their theatres as remained available. 

Nearly one-fourth of Au.stralia's 1,300 kinemas are now wired for talkies, 
principally with American apparatus. Western Electric being well in the lead 
with 277 installations up to October. By the beginning of 1931, it is antici- 
pated that 750 cinemas will be equipped for sound. Ten competitive sets are 
operating in Australia, but the largest total reached by any one local manu- 
facturer is 37. 

In the course of the year, 823 feature films were imported into Australia. 
Of these, 713 came from the United States, and 61 from the United Kingdom, 
showing an increase over the previous year of 6 per cent, in the case of 
American films and a decrease of 4 per cent, in the case of British films. Censor- 
ship was exercised with drastic effect, only 39 percent, of the films being passed 
without cuts, nearly 52 per cent, having pieces cut out, and 9 per cent, being 
rejected. On appeal, the rejections were reduced to 5| per cent. The pro- 
portion of British feature films rejected was nearly double that of American. 
In addition, 22 "talkie shorts" were rejected, as "undesirable." Owing 
to the control of the film industry being divided between six different States, 
no system of classification has j^et been devised whereby pictures may be 
marked, "suitable for general exhibition," or otherwise. Onus of responsibility, 
therefore, rests with the Film Censor for maintaining a uniform moral standard 
for young and old alike, and probably accounts for the banning of certain films 
designed for the more discriminating audiences. Among the British films 
banned were " Wliite Cargo," " The Informer," " Knowing Men," " The 
Lady from the Sea," " The W Plan," " Murder," " Suspense," and " Young 
Woodley " (although the play had been fully performed on the stage). The 
decision of the Censor in the case of the five last-named films has since been 
reversed. 

Anyone who doubts that the Australian public really wants British talkies 
had only to note the audience reaction to " Splinters " and " Rookery 
Nook." The former ran for seven weeks in Melbourne and eight weeks in 
Sydney, the latter for eleven weeks in Melbourne and five weeks in Sydney. 
"At the Villa Rose," "Sleeping Partners," and "At the House of the Arrow" 
also did good business. Australian rights to these productions were held by 



20 The Kinematograph Year Book. 

British Dominion Films, Ltd. (of Australia), whose merger with Greater 
Australasian Films gives wide distribution over a ten-year period to the 
output of Gaumont, British Instructional, Gainsborough, British and 
Dominion, and Nettlefolds. Following its presentation to Members of the 
Australian Legislative Council, the British International picture, " Atlantic," 
had a record run at the St. James' Theatre, Syndey. Union Theatres subse- 
quently agreed to take the whole output of B.I. P., including shorts, for a 
period of two years, a 25 per cent, rejection clause to cover any films rejected 
by the Censorship. About 40 features and 12 shorts are involved in the 
deal, which carries with it a revenue of not less than /60,000 a year. Through 
Union Theatres' affiliation with Hoyts, Ltd., and Australasian Films (Malaya), 
Ltd., this contract ensures distribution in 80 additional theatres in Australia 
as well as bookings in the Federated Malay States, Siam, the Dutch East 
Indies, and vSingapore (Straits Settlements). 

A major development of the year was the acquisition by the Fox Corpora- 
tion of America of a large interest in Hoyts Theatres, the company holding the 
rights in their Grandeur screen. This transaction is the first direct incursion 
of foreign capital into the picture-exhibiting business of the Commonwealth, 
In order to counteract any bias against American control. Fox are making 
extensive plans for the production of talkies in Australia, and have taken 
over His Majesty's Theatre, Sydney, with the object of converting it into 
the first talkie studio. 

Notwithstanding rumours to the contrary. Union Theatres, Ltd., is not 
associated with any deal with the Paramount Publix Corporation. It still 
remains an Australian company, and has organised an Empire production 
unit, the putput of which would be released in the United Kingdom under the 
auspices of British International Pictures. 

Of the 746,291 feet of film exported from the Commonwealth, 624,380 feet 
were distributed in the British Empire, representing an increase of 30 per cent, 
over the previous year. 

Australian features acquired by American renters to fulfil their British 
Quota obligations included " Tall Timber," an Australasian Films pro- 
duction ; " Kingdom of Twilight," Alexander Macdonald's film of the Gulf 
Territory; the McDonagh Sisters' "Far Paradise" (all for Universal); 
" Jewelled Nights," with Louise Lovely (M.-G.-M.) ; and " The Russell 
Affair," with Jessica Harcourt (Fox). All these films are " silent," and 
are several years old. 

New productions included " The Cheaters," made at the Bondi Studios 
by the McDonagh Sisters; "Talkie Mad,' a talkie-revue, directed by 
Norman Dawn, who made the ;^50,000 fdm, " For the Term of His Natural 
Life," which has not yet been shown in the United Kingdom; and " Fellows," 
the film of the Australian Light Horse in Palestine, which was awarded the 
third prize, ;^ 1,500, offered by the Commonwealth Government to encourage 
local production. 

Dissatisfaction among Australian producers regarding this means 'of 
stimulating film-making led to a deputation waiting upon the Assistant 
Minister for Industry, urging the abandonment of the H 00,000 annual prizes, 
and the alternative provision of a national studio, fully equipped with sound- 
recording apparatus, which would be available, either at a rental of £\Q^ to 
;^200 a day, or on a percentage of the gross earnings of each film made there ; 
the cost of the studio to be defrayed from the tax on foreign films, which 
yields approximately ^25,000 a year, and out of which the expenses of 
maintaining the film censorship are now met. 

New Zealand ■ — In addition to the Companj' Tax on net profits (assessed 
at i2j per cent, of turnover) the New Zealand Government has recently 
imposed an ad valorem tax on gross turnover of lo per cent, on British films, 
and 25 per cent, on foreign films. The penny footage tariff has been rescinded. 



The Year in Canada. 2\ 

CANADA DURING 1930. 

By Capt. W. M. Gladish. 

THE past calendar year in Canadian film trade and theatre circles has 
been replete with many developments, some of a startling nature, 
while there lias been a definite movement towards perfection in moving 
picture entertainment in which Britisfi producers have played a real 
part. This is intended as a plain statement of fact and not merely as 
something to ple.ase the British reader because, strange as it may seem, British 
films are now really considered worth while in the Dominion. 

The outstanding historical event of the past 12 months was the absorption 
of Famous Players Canadian Corp., Toronto, by Paramount-Publix Corpora- 
tion of the United States through an exchange of stock which some regarded 
as being one-sided. The offer from Paramount-Publix precipitated a battle 
which occupied much space in the newspapers for weeks and eventually 
reached the floor of the House of Commons at Ottawa. The crisis was 
featured by the resignations of three directors of the Canadian chain, namely, 
N. L. Nathanson, who had been managing director since its start ; Sir Herbert 
Holt, Montreal multi-millionaire, and Hon. W. D. Ross, Lieutenant-Governor 
of Ontario. On the day that the option of stock transfer expired, Adolph 
Zukor quietly announced, however, that sufficient shares had been deposited 
to insure control of the mammoth Canadian chain by Paramount-Publix. 

In October there was an echo of the shareholders' battle when Hon. G. D. 
Robertson, Federal Minister of Labour, Ottawa, announced the appointment 
of Peter White, K.C., Toronto, as a commissioner to investigate the affairs 
of Famous Players Canadian Corp., and moving picture business conditions 
generally under the Combines Act — and Famous Players officials announced 
they welcomed the inquiry. 

For some weeks there were rumours upon rumours that N. L. Nathanson 
planned an alliance with William Fox and Gaumont to build rival theatres 
across the Dominion to fight Famous Players, but Fox found trouble enough 
at home in the United States and the situation cooled off with the news that 
Nathanson had agreed to stay out of the cinema business for five years, it 
is said. 

British film productions definitely made a better impression among theatre- 
goers and managers in Canada than for years past. For several seasons there 
had been a tendency on the part of exhibitors to camouflage the fact that the 
odd feature attraction was British but the situation has completely changed 
during the past 12 months. Canadian feeling changed with the presentation 
of " Lligh Treason " which was heralded as the first big British talking 
feature. Then came " Atlantic," " Splinters," " Balaclava," " One Embar- 
rassing Night," " Loose Ends " and other British specials, several of which 
actually played as road shows at SI. 50 top in Toronto and Montreal before 
being released for regular runs. " A Throw of the Dice " played four weeks 
at one theatre in Montreal and this achievement was only equalled by " All 
Quiet on the Western Front " and " Whoopee." The talking version of 
" Alf's Button " also had a good start at Montreal in the fall with a two 
weeks' engagement. These were all openly and proudly proclaimed as 
British productions and were shown at the big cinemas with much success. 
Evidently the tide is turning in the Dominion with regard to public attitude 
toward films from the Motherland and other parts of the Empire. 

A feature of 1930 was, of course, the continued wiring of theatres for 
dialogue and sound films and towards the end of thej^ear official announcement 
was made by the Motion Picture Distributors' Association of Canada that 
more than 600 of the 1,000 cinemas in the country had been completely 
equipped. It was pointed out that this ratio was considerably higher than 
the proportion of wired theatres in Australia. 



22 The Kinematograph Year Book. 

The wiring of theatres meant the passing of more musicians out of the 
picture while vaudeville also permanently went into the discard at many 
houses. At one time, there were practically onlj' three theatres in the 
whole Dominion with vaudeville, these being Shea's Hippodrome at Toronto ; 
the Palace at Hamilton and the Capitol at Winnipeg. This was during the 
strike of musicians at Montreal, but eventually vaudeville was restored at 
Loew's Theatre there. 

At the same time, there has been another interesting trend in the revival 
of so-called sta.ge presentations at the Imperial, Toronto, and the Capitol 
at Montreal, while the promise has been made by Famous Players Canadian 
Corp., that stage shows will gradually be added to the performance at various 
other key cities, literally tor sake of variety — to provide a difference between 
rival local houses. 

The year saw a distinct improvement in the accommodation and facilities 
for film renters in different Canadian cities. A magnificent film exchange 
building was erected at Montreal ; another was provided at Calgary ; the 
film building at Toronto was doubled in size and otherwise improved, while 
plans were laid for an appi^opriate film building at St. John, N.B., to provide 
quarters for all local distributor branches. The Canadian Government also 
saw fit to construct a splendid and completely equipped talking picture 
studio at Ottawa for the production of its own pictures, the old building, 
which served the purpose for the previous 10 years, being considered unsafe 
and inadequate. 

The greatest blow of all from censors in Canada during the year was the 
condemning of the costly " Hell's Angels " by the Ontario Board of Moving 
Picture Censors on the ground that the production was a reflection upon 
the personnel of the Air Forces in Great Britain and Canada. Earlv in the 
year an important conference was held at Toronto at which representatives 
of all censor boards in the Dominion discussed standardised practices with 
trade officials representing the film renters, and this round-table talk un- 
doubtedly had good result. 

Independent exhibitor organisations were not active anywhere in Canada 
during the 12 months and the only indication of organised effort was a meeting 
of 30 proprietors at which the Ontario Government was asked to provide 
further relief from the ticket tax. Ontario closed several theatres which 
were called unsafe and required substantial structural improvements in many 
others, particularly after the theatre disaster at Paisley, .Scotland. The 
Quebec Government continued to bar all children under 16 years from 
theatres where pictures were shown but did not enforce the Sunday closing 
law. 

Despite the stock market crash and general business depression, the theatres 
of Canada did not do badly during 1930. A splendid corrective feature 
in October was the staging of a Canada-wide Prosperity Week by Famous 
Players Canadian Corp., with the co-operation of Hon. R. B. Bennett, Prime 
Minister of Canada, and other Government leaders and business men gen- 
erally. 

There was a normal amount of theatre building during the year, the largest 
and most costly of the new cinemas being the Capitol at Halifax, N.S., which 
was reputed to represent an investment of one million dollars. Atmo- 
spheric theatres were opened also at Gait, Port Hope, North Bay, Montreal, 
Renfrew, Pembroke, Arnprior, Toronto and other centres, United Amuse- 
ments, Limited, being particularly active at Montreal in this connection. 

The film-producing industry made little headway in the making of Can- 
adian fiction features, the public looking askance at studio projects by 
private interests. The Dominion and Ontario Governments continued to 
turn out a steady supply of sound and talking short subjects. 

In a word, normality prevailed and the theatre men of Canada carried 
on despite a certain degree of financial stringency. 



Foreign and Colonial Trade Directory. 23 

FOREIGN AND COLONIAL TRADE 
DIRECTORY. 



Australia. 



PRODUCERS, DISTRIBUTORS, SUPPLIES, ETC., NEW SOUTH WALES. 



Automatic Film Laboratories, 26, Rainford 
Street, Surry Hills. 

British Dominion Films, Ltd. (Sydney 

Branch), 305, Pitt Street. 
Celebrity Pictures, 305, Pitt Street, Sydney. 
Cinema Art Films, Ltd., ig8, Pitt Street, 

Sydney. 
Commonwealth Film Censorship, Watson Ho\ise, 

Bligh Street, Sydney. 
Commonwealth Film Laboratories, Wilton Street 

Sydney. 
Cummings and Wilson, Cinematograph Manu- 
facturers, 2g, Alberta Street, Sydney. 
Famous Lasky Film Service, Ltd., 66, Reservoir 

Street, Sydney. 
Filmcraft Laboratories, Missenden Road, 

Camperdown. 
Fox Film Corpn. (Australasia), Ltd., 97, Goulburn 

Street, Sydney. 

Greater Australasian Films, Ltd., 251a, Pitt 
Street, Sylney. 



Hamilton and Bak(>r, viy, Pitt stn-ct, Svdney. 

Harringtons, Ltd., 388, George Street, 'Sydney. 

Hawkins Film Productions, 160, Castlereagh 
Street, Svdncv. 

Ladendorff,' W., State Theatre, Market Street, 
Sydney. 

Lipman, J. A., 214, Pitt street, Sydney. 

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Ltd., 160, Castlereagh 
Street, Svilncy. 

Motion Picture Dis. of Aust., Cathcart House, 
lie, Castlereagh Street, Svdncv. 

Raycophone, Ltd., i88a. Pitt Street, Sydney. 

R.K.O. Pictures (Aust.ralasia), Ltd., 242, Castle- 
reagh Street, Sydney. 

United Artists (Australasia), Ltd., 221-3, Eliza- 
beth Street, Sydney. 

Universal Film Mfg. Co. (Australasia), Ltd., 
280, Pitt Street, Sydney. 

Warner Bros. First Natl. Pictures (Australasia), 
Ltd., 221-'^, Elizabeth Street, Sydney. 

Western Electric Co. (Aus.), Ltd., 250, Pitt 
Street, Sydney. 



VICTORIA. 



A1 Film Exchange, 19, Mashoubra Street, 

Merlynston, N.14. 
Australia & New Zealand Pictures, Ltd., 

" Latham House," 234, Swanston Street, 

Melbourne, C.i. 
Australian Talkies Pty. Ltd., 27, Swanston 

Street, Melbourne, C.i. 
Australasian Filins, Ltd., i7Sa, Flinders Street, 

Melbourne, C.i. 
British Dominion Films Ltd., (of Aust.), 

T64, Flinders Street, Melboiirne, C.i. 
Celebrity Pictures Pty., Ltd.i 145, Russell Street 

Melbourne, C.i. 
Department of Markets, 527, Collins Street, 

Melbourne, C.i. 
Famous-Lasky Film Service, Ltd., 256-260, 

King Street, Melbourne, C.i. 
First National Pictures (A/sia), Ltd., 154, a 

Beckett Street, Melbourne, C.i. 
Filmads Pty., Ltd., 27, Suanston Street, xM< 1 

boimip, C.I. 
Fox Film Corpn. (A/sia), Ltd., 1 84, Russell Street, 

Melbourne, C.i. 
Greater Australasian Films, Ltd., i7Sa, Flinders 

Street, Melbourne, C.i. 



Harringtons, Ltd., 266, Collins Street, Melbourne 1 
C.I. 

Harwood, A. R. Film Service," Bourke House," 
Russell Street, Melbourne, C.i. 

Herschells Pty., Ltd., 8, Railway Buildings, 
Flinders Street, Melbourne, C.i. — Labora- 
tories, 31, Agnes Street. Jolimont, C.2. 

Hoyts Productions Pty., Ltd., 206, Bourke 
Street, Melbourne, C.i. 

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Ltd., " Peacock 
House," 486, Bourke Street, Melbourne, C.i. 

Mutual Film Exchange Pty., Ltd., 145, Russell 

Street, Melbourne, C.I 

Palmers Pictures (Australia) Ltd., 379, Collins 

Street, Melbourne, C.i. 
R.K.O. Pictures (Australasia), Ltd., 145, Russch 

Street, Melbourne, C.i. 
Royce Films, Ltd., 24, The Esplanade, St. 

Kilda, S.2. 
Union Theatres Feature Exchange, Majestic 

Theatre Buildings, Melbourne, C.i. 
United Artists (Australasia), Ltd., Latham House, 

Swanston Street, Melbonrne, C.i. 
Universal Film Manufacturing Co. (A/sia), Ltd., 

572-574, Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, C.i. 



TRADE PUBLICATIONS. 



Everyones, 102, Sussex Street, Sydney, and 
Bourke House, Bourke and Russell Streets, 
Melbourne. 



The Film Weekly, 198, Pitt Stieet, Sydney. 



Austria. 

FILM PRODUCERS. 



Astra-Film Industrie G.m.b.H., Wienerstr. 

84, Mauerbei, Vienna. 
Engel Hugo, Ges.m.b.H., Neubaugasse 28, VII, 

Vienna. 
ListO-Film, Gesellschaft m.b. H. Gumpendor- 

ferstrasse 132, Vienna. 



Sascha-Filmindustrle A.G., Siebenstengasse 31, 

\'ienna. 
Selenophon, Licht-u. Tonbild, G.m.b.H., Ill, 

Rennweg 46-50, Vienna. 
Schonbrunn-Film, Ges.m.b.H., Ma.xingstr. 13a, 

Vienna, XIII. 



24 



The Kinematograph Year Book. 



RENTERS, DISTRIBUTORS AND AGENTS. 



Allianz-Filmfabrikations-und Vertriebs-Ges. m.b. 

H., Neubaugasse 38, Vienna. 
Leopold Barth & Co., Neubaug 38, Vienna, VII. 
Engel Hugo, Ges. m.b.H., Filmleihanstalt, 

Neubaugasse 28, Vienna. 
Engel and Walter, Filmverleih-und Vertriebs- 

Ges.m.b.H., Neubaugasse 25, Vienna. 
Excelsior-Lemberger and Komp, Filmvertrieb. 

und Verleih, Siebensterngasse 39, Vienna. 
Fox-Film Corporation, Ges.m.b.H., Mariahil 

ferstrasse 47, Vienna. 
Gaumont-Ges.m.b.H., Mariahilferstrasse 57/59> 

Vienna. 
Dr. Hauser &Co., G.m.b.H.,Lindeng 53, Vienna, 

VII. 
Huk, Filmvertrieb und Verleih, Kommand, Ges. 

Mariahilferstrasse 47, Vienna. 
Koppelmann and Reiter, Filmimport und Export , 

Neubaugasse 25, Vienna. 
Lux-Film, Ges.m.b.H., Neubaugasse 25, Vienna. 
Metro-Goldwyn Mayer, Ges.m.b.H., VII, Neubaug. 

I, \'ienna. 
Robert Miiller, Lustspielverlag, Neubaugasse 30, 

Vienna, VII. 



" Mondial " Internationale Filminduslrie, A. G. 

Neubaugasse 2, VII., \'ierina. 
Norbert & Co., Neubaug. 25, Vienna VII. 
Newa-Film, Ges.m.b.H., VII, Neubaug. 38, 

Vienna. 
Pan-Film A.G., Neubaugasse 64/66, Vienna. 
Paramount-Film, Ges.m.b.H., VII Neubaug. i, 

Vienna. 
Philipp and Co., Filmvertrieb und Verleih, 

Neubaugasse 12, VII., Vienna. 
Primax-Film, Ges.m.b.H., Filmvertrieb, Neubau- 
gasse 31, Vienna. 
Projektograph, Film-Ges., Neubaugasse 25, 

Vienna. 
Sascha-Filmindustrie A.G., Siebensterngasse 31, 

Vienna. 
Emil Guttman, Filmvertrieb, Neubaugasse, 2, 

Vienna. 
Ufa-Film, Ges.m.b.H., Neubaugasse i, Vienna. 
Universal Film, Ges.m.b.H., Mariahilferstrisse 7i 

Vienna. 
Weil and Co., Eduard, Filmverleih und Vertrieb, 



Neubaugasse 25, Vienna. 
MANUFACTURERS AND AGENTS OF KINEMA ACCESSORIES. 

Bedarf, Krupp-Ernemann, Kinoapparate Ges.m.b.H., 

Berggasse 14, Vienna. 
Sascha-Filmindustrie A.G., Siebensterngasse 31, 

Vienna. 
Schmiedl Hans Film-Ausstattung, Gum-Pendor- 

ferstr. 132, Vienna, VI. 

Special-Film, Ges.m.b.H., Kopieranstalf, Kaiscr- 

strasse 57, Vienna. 
Alexander Schev, Generalvertrieb der Eirne- 

mann-u. Hahn-Goerz-Kino-Apparate der 

ZeiSS-Jkon A.G. Dresden, Stiftg, 2i,VieDna,VII. 

Wachtl Siegfried, Photo-Kino-und Projektion 

apparate, Neubaugasse 34, Vienna. 



Aktiengesellschaft fur elektrischen 

Neubaugasse r5, Vienna, A. E.G. 
Berka Oskar, Kopieranstalf, Braunschweiggasse 

17, Vienna XIII. 
Ehrenfeld Alex, Agfa Rohfllm, Dominikaner- 

bastei 8, Vienna. 
Elin, A. G. fur elektr. Industrie, Volksgartenstr. 

1-5, Vienna, I. 
Friedl Gust.-Karl Chaloupka, Fein-u. Elektro- 

mechanik, Zieglerg, 29, Vienna, VII 
Herlango, Aktiengesellschaft fur photographische 

Industrie, Rennweg 5S, Vienna. 
Hippsich Wilheim, ingenieur, Rohfilmvertrieb, 

Schonburgrasse 19, Vienna. 



KINEMA TRADE PUBLICATIONS. 
Oesferr, Fiimzeitung, Das Organ der oesterr Das Kino Journal, Officiell. Organ desBundesde 
Filmindustrie, Neubaugasse 25, Vienna. Wiener Lichtspieltheater u. samtl. Landes 

Fachverbande, Neubaug 25, Vienna. 

TRADE SOCIETIES AND ASSOCIATIONS. 



Zentralverband der osterreichischen Licht- 
spieltheater, Mariahilferstr 88a, Vienna. 



Bund der Filmindustriellen in Oesterreichs, 

Neubaugasse 25, Vienna. 



Belgium. 



PRODUCERS, RENTERS, ETC 

A liance Cinematographique Europienne, Yser 

IBuilding, Place de I'Vser, 10. Eel. 577.00, 

Brussels. 
Artiste Associes, 18, Rue d'Arenbcrg, Brussels. 
Aubert, 19, Rue du Pont-Neut, Brussels. 
Belgian International Film Office (B.I.F.O.) 

18, Place des Martyrs, Brussels. 
Bomhals (Royal Films), 22, Rue du Pont Neut, 

Brussels. 
Crosly Films, 74, Rue Verte, Brussels. 
Dardenne, 30, Rue Dupont, Brussels. 
Elite Films, 85, Rue de Laeken, Brussels 
Fox Film, 33, Rue du Fosse aux Loups, Brussels. 
Franco-Film et Agence Generale Cinemato- 
graphique, 19, Rue du Pont Neuf, Brussels. 
Gaumont, n, Quai au Bois de Construction, 

Brussels. 
Hendrickx, 67, Rue des Plantes, Brussels. 

MANUFACTURERS AND AGENTS OF KINEMA ACCESSORIES. 
Aubert, 19 Rue du Pont Neuf, Brussels. Hardy, 33, Rue des Plantes, Brussels. 

BelOt, 26, Rue du Poincon, Brussels. Pathe, 12, Rue Dupont, Brussels. 

Guillaume, 64, Boulevard Emile Jacqmain. C. Rombauts, 142, Rue Verte, Brussels 

Brussels. 



inter-Films, 26, Quai aux Pierres de Taille 

Brussels. 
International Film Distributors, I.F.D. (formerly 

Soleil Levant Films), 37, Rue St. Michel, 

Brussels. 
Loew-Metro-Goldwyn, n, Quai au Bois de 

Construction, Brussels. 
Paramount, 31, Chaussee de Haecht, Brussels. 
Pathe, 12 Rue Dupont, Brussels. 
Producers Distributing Company (P.D.C.\ Place 

des Martyrs 19, Brussels. 
Warner Bros., First National, 24, Rue Dupont, 

Brussels. 
Universal, 20, Place des Martyrs, Brussels. 
Van Goitsenhoven Films, 97, Rue de Eaeken, 

Brussels. 



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La Cinematographie Beige, 64, Boulevard Emile 

Jacqmain, Bnissels. 
Cineo, 14, Quai au Pierres de Taille, Brussels. 



KINEMA TRADE PUBLICATIONS. 

Tooneelwereld, 39, Van Arteveldestraat, Ant 

werp. 
Le Film (Weekly), 74, Rue Verte, Brussels. 



TRADE ASSOCIATIONS. 
Federation B?lse Cinematographique, 10 Place, Alliance Beige du Film (A.B.F.), 7^>, Boulevard 
de Brourkere, Brussels. Adolphe Max, Brussels. 



Canada. 



Canadian Educational Films, Limited. Head 
Office, 277, Victoria Street, Toronto, Ontario, 
James Travis, general manager. Branches : 
St. John, N.B., 158, Union Street, P.O. Box 
132 ; Toronto, Ontario, 277, Victoria Street, 
H. Law, manager ; Montreal, Quebec, 5971, 
Monkland Avenue, H. Feldstein, manager ; 
Winnipeg, Manitoba, 504, Film Exchange 
Building, Hargrave Street, R. W. Wilson, 
manager ; Calgary, Alberta, 212, Traders 
Building, F. Fisher, manager ; Vancouver, 
B.C., 1218, Burrard Street, Basil Horsrall, 
manager. 

Canadian Universal Film Company, Limited. 

Head Office, 277, Victoria Street, Toronto, 
Ontario, Clair Hague, general manager. 
Branches : Toronto, Ontario, 277, Victoria 
Street, S. Brint, manager ; Montreal, Quebec, 
5969, Monkland Avenue, D. Leduc, manager ; 
St. John, N.B., 158, Union Street, W.A. 
Sault, manager ; Winnipeg, Manitoba, 502, 
Film Exchange Building, EUice and Har- 
grave Streets, R. S. Bell, manager ; Calgary, 
Alberta, 407, West 8th Avenue, Iraders 
Building, F. L. Vaughan, manager ; Van- 
couver, B.C., Davie and Burrard Streets, 
R. A. Scott, manager. 

Columbia Pictures of Canada, Limited. Head 
Office, 21, Wilton Square, Toronto, Ontario, 
L. Rosenfeld, general manager, Toronto. 
Branches : St. John, N.B., 87 Union Street, 
Bernstein and Lieberman, managers , Mon- 
treal, Quebec, 5975, Monkland Avenue, 
Dave Coplan, manager ; Winnipeg, Manitoba, 
302, Film Exchange Building, I. H. Allen, 
manager; Calgary, Alberta, 218, Traders 
Building, N. Smith, manager ; Vancouver, 
B.C., 81, Film Exchange Building, N. Lavent, 
manager. 

Exhibitors Co-operative of Canada, Inc. Head 
Office, 21, Wilton Square, Toronto, Ontario ; 
J. Earl Lawson, M.P., chairman, Toronto ; 
N. A. Taylor, secretary-treasurer, and F. R. 
Lennon, film buyer. 

Famous- Lasky Film Service, Limited. Head 
Office, III, Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario, 
M. A. Milligan, general manager, Toronto, 
Branches : Vancouver, B.C., Davie and Bur- 
rard Streets, W. Hansher, manager ; Calgary, 
Alberta, 320, Traders Building, W. O. Kelly, 
manager ; Winnipeg, Manitoba, Film Ex- 
change Building, Hargrave Street, D. M. 
Brickman, manager; Toronto, Ontario, in. 
Bond Street, J. L. Hunter manager ; Mon- 
treal, Quebec, 5905, Monkland Avenue, Ed. 
English, manager; St. John, N.B., 113, 
Princess Street, P. J. Hogan, manager. 

Film De Luxe, Limited. Head Office, 12, Mayor 
Street, Montreal, Quebec. Branches : 
Toronto, Ontario, 4, Dundas Street East, 
D. Cooper, manager ; Maritime Provinces : 
St. John, N.B., 27, Prince William Street, 
F. R. Romney manager. 



Fox Film Corporation, Limited. Head Office, 
287, Victoria Street, Toronto, Ontario, J. P. 
O'Loghlin, Canadian District Manager, 
Toronto, Ontario. Branches : St. John, 
N.B., 87, Union Street, R. G. March, man- 
ager ; Montreal, Quebec, 5963, Monkland 
Avenue, H. J. Bailey, manager ; Toronto, 
Ontario, 287, Victoria Street, W. J. Reid, 
manager ; Winnipeg, Manitoba, 365, Har- 
grave Street, J. H. Huber, manager, Calgary, 
Alberta, i,iir, First Street West, V. M. 
Skorey, manager ; Vancouver, B.C., 1210, 
Burrard Street, C. R. Dippie, manager. 

Gaumont British Corporation of Canada, Limited. 
Head Office, 277, Victoria Street, Toronto, 
Ontario, Harold Pfaffe, general manager. 
Branches: St. John, N.B., 158, Union Street, 
M. Stall, manager ; Montreal, Quebec, 5969, 
Monkland Avenue, M. Davis, manager ; 
Toronto, Ontario, 277, Victoria Street, 
J. I. Foy, manager ; Winnipeg, Manitoba, 
Film Exchange Building, A. Wilson, man- 
agei ; Calgary, Alberta, Traders Building, 
H. Buckley, manager ; Vancouver, B.C.; 
1212, Burrard Street, W. Barnes, manager. 

Regal Films, Limited. Head Office, 306, Royal 
Bank Building, Toronto, Ontario, H. L. 
Nathanson, general manager, Toronto. 
Branches : Toronto, Ontario, 277, Victoria 
Street, Walter Hayner, sales manager ; 
H. V. O'Connor, branch manager ; Montreal, 
Quebec, 5965, Monkland Avenue, A. Larente, 
manager ; St. John, N.B., 131, Princess Street, 
A. E. Smith, manager : Winnipeg, Manitoba, 
Film Exchange Building, EUice and Har- 
grave Streets, T. J. Gould, manager ; Calgary, 
Alberta, 308, Traders Building, H. Cass, 
manager ; Vancouver, B.C., Davie and Bur- 
rard Streets G. A. Simmons, manager. 

R.K.O. Distributing Corporation of Canada, 
Limited. Head Office, 277, Victoria Street, 
Toronto, Ontario, P. C. Taylor, general 
manager. Toronto. Branches : Toronto 277, 
Victoria Street, W. H. Mitchell, manager ; 
Montreal, Quebec, 5975, Monkland Avenue, 
E. H. Wells, manager; St. John, N.B., 27, 
Prince William Street, A. L. Gaudet, man- 
ager ; Winnipeg, Manitoba, Film Exchange 
Building, S. H. Decker, manager ; Calgary, 
Alberta, Traders Building, V. Dixon, manager; 
VancCTiver, B.C., Davie and Burrard Streets, 
W. S. Jones, manager. 

Tiffany Productions of Canada, Limited. Head 
Office, 277, Victoria Street, Toronto, Ontario, 
Harold Pfaffe. general manager, Toronto, 
Ontario. Branches : St. John, N.B., 158, 
Union Street, M. Stall, manager ; Montreal, 
Quebec, 5969, Monkland Avenue, M. Davis, 
manager ; Toronto, Ontario, 277, Victoria 
Street, Harold Pfaffe, manager ; Winnipeg, 
Manitoba, Film Exchange Building, K. 
Wilson, manager ; Calgary, Alberta, Traders 
Building, H. Buckley, manager ; Vancouver, 
B.C., 1212, Burrard Street, W. Barnes, 
manager. 



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United Artists Corporation, Limited. Head 
Office, 21, Wilton Square, Toronto, Ontario, 
H. M. Masteis, general manager, Toronto, 
Ontario. Branches : Calgary Alberta, 

Traders Building, J. Welch manager ; 
Montreal, Quebec, 5975, Monkland Avenue, 
A. J. Jeffery, manager; St. John, N.B., 
162, Union Street, R. Kerr, manager ; Tor- 
onto, Ontario, Hermaut Building, 21, Wilton 
Square, Harry Kohen, manager , Vancouver, 
B.C., Film Exchange Building, P. Sherman, 
manager; Winnipeg, Manitoba, 403, Film 
Exchange Building, M. Hill, manager. 

Vitagraph, Inc., distributing tor Warner Bros., 
and First National. Head Office, 21, Wilton 
Square, Toronto, Ontario, B. F. Lyon, gen- 



eral manager. Branches : St. John, N.B., 
J, E. Butler, manager ; Montreal, Quebec, 
5957, Monkland Avenue, C. R. Osborn, 
manager ; Toronto, Ontario, 277, Victoria 
Street, J. F. Meyers, manager, Winnipeg, 
Manitoba, Film Exchange Building, W. Cohen, 
manager ; Calgary, Alberta, 300, Traders 
Building, H. C. Davis, manager; Vancouver, 
B.C., 553, Granville Street, J. Plottell, man- 
ager. 

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer— Distributed through 
Regal Films, Limited, Toronto. Head Office, 
306, Royal Bank Building, Toronto, Ontario, 
Thomas Brady, Canadian general manager, 

Toronto. 



Czechoslovakia. 

FILM PRODUCERS. 



A.B. akc. spol., Korunni tr. 102, Prague. 

Anton-Film Palac, Lucerna, Prague. 

Bratri Deglove, fllmova spol., Stepanska 57 

Prague. 
Filmova Industrie, Josef KokeisI, Karlova tr. 33, 

Prague. 

RENTERS, DISTRIBUTORS AND AGENTS 



Elekta-Film, spol.s.r.O., Narodni tr. 26, Prague. 
Fiser-Fllm, Melantrichova i, Prague I. 
Gong-Film, G.m.b.H., Narodni 26, Prague II. 
Sonor-Fllm, G.m.b.H., Palac lucerna, Prague II. 
Slavia-Film, ake. spol., Lvovska 3, Prague. 



Vac- 



704, 



Beda Heller Film, Stepanska 55, Prague. 
CechosI, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, A.G., 

lavske nam, 49, Prague. 
Chicago-Film, spol.s.r.o.x. Vodickova 

Prague. 

Elekta-Film, spol.s.r.O., Narodni tr. 26, Prague. 
Emco-Film, Vaclavske nam, 72, Prague II. 
P.D.C., Havlickovo nam. 24, Prague. 
Fortunna-Film, Korunni 20, Prague, XII. 
Fox-Film-Corporation, spol.s.r.O., Poric 13, 

Prague. 
Gaumcnt Leon. Jungmannova 17, Prague. 
Interiilm, Kraus a spoi., Krakovska 7, Prague II. 
Lloyd-Film, akc. spDi., Ant. Dvorakg 10, Brunn. 
Meteor-Film, Josefska 23, Brunn, 



Moldavia-Film, U Pujco ny 4, Prague. 
Monopol-Fllm, spol.s.r.O., J akubska i, Brunn. 
Ocean-Film, Spalena ul. 26, Prague II. 
Paramount Film, Stephanska (Palais Habich) 

Prague II. 
Pan-Film, Kommand Ges., Smeckv 26, Prague 

II. 
Slavia-Film A.G., Lvovska 3, Prague. 
Ufa-Film, spol.s.r.O., \'aclavske nam, i, Prague- 
United Artists, Palais Avion, Prague II. 
Universal-Film, Hybernska ulice 9, Prague, 
Wetebfilm, Binovec, Krakevskaw, Prague II. 
Wolfram-Film, Nachfolzer E;. Kobosil, Lin- 

denstr. 5, Aussig. 



MANUFACTURERS AND AGENTS OF KINEMA ACCESSORIES. 



A. E.G., elektr. akc, spol., Vaclavske nam. 63, 

Prague. 
Berger a spol., Prikopy 14, Prague. 
Bratri Deglove, Stepanska 57, Prague. 
Kinotechnika, Ing. Jindrich Vavrina, Rasinovo 

nabrezi 76, Prague. 
i. Krai, II, Bredovska 10 n., Prague. 



T. Loukota a spol., Narodni trida 27, Prague. 
Optikotechnika G.m.b.H., Lvovska 3, Prag e I. 
Poja-Film, Vadickova 36, Prague, II. 
Recona, Ges.m.b.H., Fochova 1365, Prague XII. 
Rudolf Stuchlik, U Pujcovny 4, Prague. 
Wachtl Emil, Jachymova ulice 2, Prague. 
A. B., akc. spol., Korunni 102, Prague. 



KINEMA TRADE PUBLICATIONS. 
Cesky Filmovy Zpravodaj Vinohrady Fochovatr ''Film." Vaclavske nam. 37, Prague. 

(a aceskuv Palac) Prague XII. ''Internationale Filmschau," Stepanska 57 

"Die Lichtspielbuhne," Filmborse, Aussig. a Prague, 

de Elbe. 

TRADE SOCIETIES AND ASSOCIATIONS. 
Fachverband der deutschen Kinotheater in der Ustr. svaz Kinematogralu v C.S.R., Palais 

Tschechoslowakei, Filmborse, Aussig. a Elbe. Fenix. Prague II. 

Svat hlmovych vyrobcu ceskoslovenskych, Zemsky svaz Kinematografu v Cechacif, Palac 
Vodickova 20, Prague. Fenix, Prague II. 

Svaz lilmoveho prumyslu a obchodu v C.S.R. Vodickova 31, Pra:jue II. 



Denmark. 



PRODUCERS. 

Palladiumfilm, \'immelsraftet 47, Copenhagen. 

Vordisr Tonefilm AS. Valbv, Copenhagen. 
FILM RENTERS. 

A/S Dansk Svensk Film, Nygade 3, Copenhagen 

A/S Fotorama, Nygade 3, Copenhagen K. • 
(Tillige Fabrik), samt Sondergade 53, Aarhus' 

Frede Skaarup Film, Jembangade 9, Copen- 
hagen \'. 

International Film, Sophus Madsen, Vestre 
Boulevard 4, Copenhagen V. 

A/S KInografen, Frederiksberggade 25, Copen- 
hagen K. 



MATERIAL AND ACCESSORIES. 

Dansk Kinematograffabrik, Victorigade 6, 
Copenhagen V. 

Jorgen Jorgensen, Fredericigade 15, Copen- 
hagen K. 

Nordisk Tonefilm, Haraldsgade 6, Copenhagen L- 

Vilh. Widenborg, Kultorvet 4 A., Copenhagen K 

TRADE PUBLICATION. 

Bladets Ekspedition, A/S L. Ihrichs Bogtiykkeri- 
Farvergade 8, Copenhagen K. 



Foreign and Colonial Trade Dirccloiy. 



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France (Paris). 

PRODUCERS, RENTERS, DISTRIBUTORS, AGENTS, ETC. 



A. B.C. Films, 3, Rue due Cardinal Mercier. 
Airell Films (R. Levy), 12, Rue de Berne. 
Albatros Films, 26, Rue Fortuny. 
Alliance Cinematographique Europecnne, 11 bi^ 

Rue Volriey. 
A.N.C. Films, zh. Rue Caulainrourt. 
Apollo Studio, 4, Rue de Puteaux. 
Apollon Film, 19, Rue St. George. 
Arc films (de Cast-nibroot and J. Milva), 55, 

Rue de Chateaudun. 
Argus Films, 39, Boulevard Haussmann. 
Argus Films Productions (Denis Ricaud), 39, 

Boulevard Haussmann. 
Armor Films, 26, Rue Fortuny. 
Artista Films, 24, Boulevard Voltaire. 
Artistes Associes, (Guy Croswell-Smith), 20 

Rue d'Aguesseau. 
Artistes Reunis, is, .Avenue Matignon. 
Astor Film, 182, Rue de Rivoli. 
Aurore Films, 4, Rue Puteaux. 
Aubert (Gaumont, Franco-Film), 3, Rue Caulain- 

court. 
Barbaza, 7, Rue du Faubourg Montmart;t. 
Befer Films (G. Fnde), 3, Rue Saulnier. 
Baud, Georges, 16, Rue Condorcet. 
Braunberger-Richbe, i. Boulevard Haussmann. 
Bertoni, A. F., 108, Rue Lamarck. 
Butcher's Film Service, Ltd,, 5. Rue Saulnier. 
Bon Film (J. C. Bernard), 63, Avenue des 

Champs Hlysees. 
Baroncelli, 10, Rue de I'Isly. 
Beaudon dc Saint-Lo, 36, Rue du Ciaicau 

d'Eau. 
Befer Film Cie., 5, Rue Saulnier. 
Benoit-Levy, Jean, 42, kue de I'aradis. 
Bitowt (H. de) Productions, 95, Avenue \ irtor 

Hugo. 
Black Cat Films, 5, Rue des Petites Ecuries. 
Brockliss, J. Frank, 6, Rue Lamennais. 
Calllard, A., 175, Boulevard Pereire. 
Calberto, 13, Faubourg Montmartre. 
Carson, Henry (impresario), 7s, Avenue des 

Champs Elysces. 
Castellvi, 64, Rue Pierre Charron. 
Centrale Cinema (Natanson), 74, Avenue Kleber. 
Central Union (C. Klein), 105, Av. Parmentier. 
Chaillot, Maurice, 38, Rue des Mathurins. 
Cie Internationale de Distribution des Films, 

6, Rue Francois Premier. 
Cine Alliance, 14, Avenue Trudaine. 
Cinedor (R. Bassenko), 31, Rue Marbenf. 
Cinema a la Campagne (Rural), 23, Rue Moliere. 
Cinema Educateur, 26, Avenue de la Grand 

Arm6e. 
CinemOndia! Co., 4=;, Avenue George V. 

Cie Generale de Productions Cinema (Mario 

Nalpas and L. de Carbonnat), 6, Rue Fran- 

cceur, and 26, Rue Caulaincourt. 
Consortium Central de Paris, 26, .Avenue Tokio. 
Cosmograph, 7, Rue du Faubourg, Montmartre. 
Cava!, G., 51, Rue St. Georges. 
Calbeto, 13, Rue du Faubourg, Montmanre. 
Compaigne Universal Cinema (i . Poirier tihns), 

40, Rue V'ignon. 
Cour, Jean de la, 3, Rue Taitbout. 
Central Film Location (Larchier), \(>, Rue 

Monsieur le Prince. 
Capitol Films, 14, Avenue Trudain?. 
Chavez Hermanos, 26, Rue Fortuny. 
Columbia Picture Corp. (I. Haik, rep.), 63, 

.Avenue des Champs Elvsees. 
Compaigne Universelle Cinema (P. Marcel), 

40, Rue Vignon. 
Chaissaing, 40, Rue dc Bruxelles. 



Comptoir Gener-)l Cinema (P. Buclun), ij, Rue 

Rambuteau. 
Darbon, Emile (Osso Prod,), 3, Rue Dulcuf. 
De Baroncelli, J., 10, Rue d'Islv. 
De Canonge, 14. Rue Trvon. 
Delac & Vandal, 63, Avenue des Champs Elysi^es. 
De IVIerly, Jean, 3, .Avenue Victor Hugo. 
Diamant Berger, 2, Avenue Portalis. 
Distribution Reunis (Raisfleld), 26, R\ie Bassano. 
Donatien, 36, .Avenue Junot. 
Driger, J., 33, Boulevard du Teuiplt. 
Dussaix, Ch., s. Rue Saulnier. 
Duvivier, Julien, 13, bis, .Avenue Stephaue 

Mallarnu'. 
Ouvernay, Albert, 13, Place Sebastopol,Marsedles 
De Rieux, Max, 14, Kue .\longc. 
De Thoran, 15, Boulevard des Batignollcs. 
De VenlOO, 12, Rue Gaillon 
Duclaux, C, 2, Rue Richer. 
Dulac, Mme. G,, 46, Rue du General Fay. 
Duilin, Chas., 22, kue de VintimiUe. 
Eclair, 12, Rue Gaillon. 
Ecran d'Art, 15, Rue du Bac. 
Edeistein, Jacquep, 37, Rue Condorcet. 
Electrical Research Productions Corp., (See 

\Vp=,tern Elri:tricl. 

Edition Francaise Cinema (Jean Benoit Levy) 
42, Rue de Paradis. 

Elite Film, 73, Boulevard de Clichy. 

Epstein, Jean, 71, Avenue du Haras. 

Equitable Film (Marc), 416, Rue St. Honore. 

Erka Prodisco, 38 bis, Aveniie de la Republiq'je. 

Etoile Film, Ji, Rue Beaubourg. 

European Film Exchange, 28, Place St. Georges. 

Europa Film, 36, Rue du Chateau d'Eau. ' 

Exotique Film, iq. Avenue de Villiers. 

E.F. Films, I, Rue du Chateau d'Eau. 

Fantasia (P. Matras), 13, Rut Piat. 

Ferreira, P., 10, Rue Cardinal Mercier. 

F.B.O. (M. Koenig), 6g, Faubourg St. Honoie. 

Films Mercure, 24, Rue de Liege. 

First National, 25, Rue do Courcelles. 

Fordys Films, 124, .Avenue de la Republique. 

Foucher, j 79, kue Ordener. 

Film d'Art (Delac & Vandal), 63, Avenue d ^s 
Champs Elvsees. 

Films Baroncelli, 10, Rue de I'Isly. 

Films Celebres (H. Grossman), 36, Rue du Moiit 
Tabor. 

Films Herault (Filmero), 20, Rue Orfila. 

Films Legrand, 26, Avenue de Tokio. 

Films Marcel M.^nchez, 3, Rue Georges B rg r. 

Fox Film Co., 12, Rue Blanche. 

French Recordmg Co., 21, Boulevard de la 
.Madeleine. 

Franco Film (Gaumont-.Aubert), 3, Rue Caulain- 
court. 
Films Historique 92, .Avenue des Champs Elysees. 
Garrett, Sidney, 56, Faubourg St. Honore. 
Grafton, F,, 23, Rue de Meudon, Issy-les 

Mouliaeau. 
Goupillieres, R., 148, Rue de Vaugirard, 
Graves Vivavox, 47, Boulevard BeaumarchPis, 
Gance, Abel, 27 .Avenue Tokio. 
Gaumont, Franco Film, Aubert, 3, Rue Caulain- 
court. 
Gaumont. Loon, Productions, 35, Rue du Plateau. 
Gray Film 5, kue d'.Aumale. 
Grandey & Castel (Marseilles), 19, Boulevard 

Montmartre, Paris. 
Gallia, 9, Cite du Rialto. 
Gleize, Maurice, n, Porte Champerret. 
Glucksmann (Max), rep. S. .\inenca, 46, Rue de 
la Victoire. 



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Grands Films Europeens, 1 4 , Avenue Trudaine 
Grands Spectacles Cinema, 5, Rue Cardinal 

Mercier. 
Haik Etablissements (Jacques Haik), 63 Avenue 

des Chainps-Elysees. 
" Harry's Selection " Co., 183, Faubourg Pois 

sonniere. 
Herault Films, 20, Rue Orfila. 
Himalaya-Film Co., 17, Rue Choi?eui. 
Holmberg, 38 RuedesMathurins. 
Homedes, E., 10, Rue de Trevise. 
International News Reel Corp., 38, Rue des 

Petits Champs. 
Indochine Cinemas (M. de la Pommeraye) 32, 

Rue Boissv d'Anglas. 
Integral Film, 26, Rue Bassano. 
Iris Film (L. Moriaud), 5, Rue Bouchardon. 
Jupiter (F. P. J. de Venloo), 12, Rue Gaillon. 
Javouhey, P., 19, Rue Debarcadere. 
Katz, Establissements, 10, Rue St. Lazare. 
Kaminsky Sociele de film, no, Rue Richelieu. 
Keller-Dorian (colour iilms), 138, Avenue des 

Champs Elysees. 
Keroul, Maurice, 2, Square de Clignancourt. 
Kellermann, F., 54, Rue Pergolese. 
Kendrew, Ed., G., 70, Rue d'Alesia. 
Koenig, 69, Rue du Faubourg St. Honore 
Lauzin, Albert, 61, Rue de Chabrol. 
Lifi Film 7, Rue Cadet. 
Lorraine Film, 13, Rue d" Bucci. 
Larchier, 46, Rue Monsieur le Prince. 
L'Herbier. Marcel, 14, Rue Marignan. 
Legrand, A., 52, Avenue Victor Hugo. 
Legrand, H., 34, Rue d'Hauteville" 
Loca Film (.4ndre Mouret), 10, Boulevard Bonne 

Nouvelle. 
Loew-Metro-Goldwyn, 37, Rue Condorcet. 
Liberty Film (Mme. Regnier Kosmann), 121, Rue 

La Fayette. 
Lumiere freres, Lyons, France. 
Light, Jacques, 70, Rue d'Alesia. 
Lorraine Films (Gabriel & Guy de la Forest 

Divonne) 13, R>ie Bucci. 
Luna Film (A. Hourvitch), 18, Rue Ballu. 
Lutece Film (X. Revenaz, C. Schneider, G. 

Amadou), 40, Avenue Montaigne. 
Luzo Film (H.'B. de Costa), 359, Rue St. Martin. 
Lion Roger, 52, Avenue de Breteuil. 
Materiel Acoustique Societe (Western Electric), 

I, Boulevard Haussmann. 
Manchez, Marcel, 3, Rue Georges Berger. 
Marzetto, E., 97, Rue de Rome. 
Massoulard, E. L, 14, Rue de la Grange Bateliere. 
Mappemonde (M. Olivier), 28, Place St. Georges. 
MarodoP, P., MontgroUe, Crecy-en-Brie, S. & M. 
Marcel, Pierre, 40, Rue Vignon. 
Mathot, Leon, 6, Rue Lincoln. 
M. B. Film (Mathey & Bourgeois), 64, Rue Pierre 

Charron. 
Mercanton, L., 49, Avenue de la Californie, Nice. 
Moriaud, Louis, 5, Rue Bouchardon. 
Movietone (Fox), 12, Rue Blanche. 
Merly, Jean de, 3, Avenue de Victor Hugo. 
Meric, 17, Rue Bleue. 

Metro-Soldwyn-Mayer, 37, Rue Condorcet. 
Metropole Films, 20, Boulevard Poissonniere. 
Monat-flim (G. Monat), 42, Rue Le Peletier. 
Mondial-Film (G. d' Imbleval), 5, Rue Sauluier. 
Meiropol (Society Francaise), 2C, Boulevard 

Poissonniere. 
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 37, Rue Condorcet. 
M.G.M. (news reell, 38, Rue des Petits Champs 
Merret, Georges, 79, Avenue des Champs Elysees. 
Melvox (Central Cinema), 74, Avenue Kleber. 
Neo Film, 53, Rue St. Roch. 
Nico'ier Film (Paul Nirolier), 5, Rue Cardii.al 

Mercier. 
Nalpas, Mario, 26, Rue Caulaincourt. 
Nalpas, Alex., 26, Rue Caulaincourt. 
Nalpas, Christian, 39 Rue l.epic. 



Nalpas, Louis, 14, .\ venue Trudaine. 

Natanson, Jacques, 74 Avenue Kleber. 

Natera, Guichard & Co., 58, Rue d'Hauteville. 

Nathan, 6, Rue Francoeur. 

Natura Film, 38, Rue des Mathurins. 

Nicolier, 5, Rue de Cardiml Mercier. 

Nicaea, 3, Rue de la Bienfaisance. 

Omega (Guido Petrol!), 69, Rue de Monceau. 

Omnium Francais de Film, 21, Rue Saulnier. 

OSSO, A. (Societe), 73, Avenue des Chamos 

Elysees. 
Opera Films (M. Muller & Co.), 26, Rue Moslay. 
Paramount (Societe Francaise), 2, Bouievard des 

Capucines (renting dept. 60. Rue Fessart). 
Paris Consortium Cinema (Pathc-Natan), 5, 

Faubourg Poissoniere 
Paris-Barcelona Films (Grau & Muria), 28, piace 

St. Georges. 
Paris International Film (L. Mathot), 6, Rue 

Lincoln, 
Pascal, G., 14. -Avenue Trudaine. 
Pathe-Natan, 6, Rue Francoeur. 
Pathe Phono., 30, Boulevard des Italiens. 
Pathe Nord, n, Boulevard de la Madeleine. 
Pathe Rural, oi, Avenue de la Republique. 
Pax Film (.M. Daniloff), 34, Rue de la Victoire. 
P.D.C. Films (M. Livingston), 12, Rue Tronchet. 
Petit, Etablissements (H. & R. Petit), 19, Rue 

Betgerc. 
Perret, Leonce, 10, Rue d'.\umale. 
Phoenix Film, 26, Rue de Bassano. 
Phocea Location, 8, Rue de la Michodiere. 
Productions Jean de la Cour, 3, Rue Taitbout. 
Production Francaise Cinema (B. Simon), i5. 

Rue Clauzel, 
Producers Distributing Corp. (Christie Comedies, 

&c.), 16, Rue Clauzel. 
Plus Ultra Film, 58, Rue d'Hauteville. 
Poirier, Leon, 12 Villa des Boers. 
Poirier Films, 40, Rue Vignon. 
Pruvost, A. C, 45, Boulevard de la Chapelle. 
Publi-Cinema (advert.), 40, Rue Vignon. 
Primior Films, 12, Ruede Berne. 
Red Star Pictures, 38 bis.. Avenue de la Repul 

lique. 
Ratisbonne, Edmond (Grands Spectacles), 

Rue du Cardinal Mercier. 
Royal Film (Bonnel), 28, Rue St. Georges. 
Reyssier, 12, Rue Lincoln. 
Richmont (Frank Bates), 2, Rue de Lancry. 
Rouhier, Maurice, 14, Rue Grange Bateliere. 
Rapid Film, 6, Rue Francoeur. 
Rameiot, Pierre, 70, Rue Myrha. 
Raisfeld, 26, Rue Bassano. 
Renoir, Jean, 30, Rue de Miremesnil. 
Ravel, Gaston, 15, Avenue Bourdonnais. 
Rimsky, Nicola 31 bis. Rue de Montreuil; - 

Vincennes, Sei • ■■ 

Ringler, 44, Rue de Lisbonne. 
Rosne, Jean, g, Ru 1 eUx Faure, Enghieii-les- 

Bains. 
Roussell, Henry, 6, Rue de Milan. 
Routier-Fabre, E., 9, Rue Buffault. 
Rubi, Abel, 70,. Rue d'Alesia. 
Sandberg, Sergie, 92, Av. des Champs Elysees. 
Sapho Film (Marc Darnis), 5, de la Fidelite. 
Salacrou, A., 5, Rue Casablanca. 
Scenic Film (M. Calamy), 16, Rue Grange 

Bateliere. 
Seyta Film, 121, Rue LaFayette. 
Societe Generale de Films (Cohen & GrinieS), 92, 

Av. des Champs Elvsees. 
Societe de Films Historiquc (M. du .Maroussem), 

92, Av. des Champs Elysees. 
Societe Geno<al de Cinema (Delac & Vandal), 63, 

Av. des Champs Elysees. 
Societe de Films Osso (see Osso). 
Societe Universelle de Distribution, 7, Rue 

Saulnier. 
Sollin, Maurice, 20, Boulevard Poissonniere. 



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Sofar Films, 7, Rue Montaigne. 

Soriano, Mairice, n, Rue Villaret de Joyeuse. 

Sonor Film, 10, Avenue Victor Emmanuel III. 

Studios Paramount, St. Maurice, Seine. 

Stoll Picturer Corp. (A. Roberts), 28, Place 

St. Georges. 
Stengel, E., 11. Rue Faubourg St. Martin. 
Societe Genera! d'Equipment Cinema, 28, Rue 

St. Georges. 
Societe Parisiennc Cinema, 5, Rue Saulnifr. 
Speedo Film (E. Sefert), 31, Boulevard Bonne 

Nouvelle. 
Synchro Cine, 63. Avenue des Champs Elvsees. 
Star Film. (C. Gailo & J. de Roveraj, 51, Rue St. 

Geoi-ges. 
Studio Film, 51. Rue St. Roch. 
Svenska (Folke Holmberg), 38, Rue des Mathur- 

ins. 
Super Film (R. Weil), 8 bis. Cite Travise. 
Size, Jean de, 139, Rue P.anelagh. 
Smith, Guy Croswell (United .Artistes), 20, Rue 

d'Aguesseau. 
Societe Centrals Cinematographlque (J. Natanson 

and Hei.ri Etievant), 7), .A^'enue Kleber. 
Societe des Films Sonores Tobis, 44, Avenue des 

Champs Elysees. 
Societe Francaise d'Appareils et Films Sonores 

(Louis Nalpas), 14, Avenue Trudaine. 
Trevor, Major Keith, 26, Avenue Focb. 
Tungar (Soc. Elcctrique & Merhanique,Thonison- 

Houston), 364, Rue Lecourbe. 



Tadesco, Jean, 21. Rue du Vieux Colombier. 
Thoran (Grands Films de), 15, Boulevard des 

BatignoUes. 
Tobis, 44 Av. des Champs Elysees. 
Tiffany Films, 6, Rue Lamennais. 
Triomphe Film, 33, Rue de Surene. 
Union Artisques Films, 12, Rue Lincon. 
United Artistes ^see Artistes Associes). 
Universal Film Mfg. Co. fSociete .Anonyma 

Universal Film), 2, Square Trudaine (52, Rue 

des Martyrs). 
Vandal and Delac, 63, Avenue des Champs 

Elvsees. 
Vanderheyden, J., 94, Boulevard BatignoUes, 
Vandor Film, 11, Rue .\ub°rt. 
Venino, F. P. de, 12, Rue Gaillon, 
Verba Fiim (J. Baadeuf & Biasini), 26, Rue 

Bassano. 
Verande, L. P. (Agent), 12, Rue d'Aguesseau. 
Victoria Films (Graham Maingot, manager) 

35, Rue Saint Georges. 
Wei|l (Rogers 8 bis. Cite Trevise 
Wilton-Brock'iss-Tiifany, 6, Rue Lamennais. 
Wainwright (J. & R. B.), 5, Rue Saulnicr. 
Warner Brothers (First National), 2;, Rue de 

Courcelles 
Weill (Fernand), 9, Boulevard des Filies de 

Calvaire. 
Wes'ern Electric, i. Boulevard Haussmann. 
Wengeroff, 63, Avenue de Champs Elysees. 



CINEMA ACCESSORIES AND MATERIALS, MANUFACTURERS AND AGENTS. 



Alia (Screens), 44, Rue de la Sabliere 

Aubert (Etablissements), 124, Avenue de la 

Republiquc. 
Assemat, M. (Bell & Howell), 95, Rue des Petits 

Champs. 
Abgrall, 16, Rue Roussel. 
A. B.C. (Etablissmcnts), 10, Rue Cardinal 

Mercier. 
Agfa (C. Jourion), 12, Rue Gaillon. 
Arango & Salvador, 51 Rue de Paradi^. 
Blattncr, Societe Francaise pour {'Exploitation des 

Products, 6, Rue Francceur. 
Breton, R., 72, Avenue Simon Bolivar. 
Bourdereau, 262, Rue de Belleville. 
Carburox, 66, Rue Claude-Vellefaux (loe). 
Central Agence Cinema, 77, Faubourg Sa nt- 

Denis. 
Choiseul Photo, 25, Rue de Choisenl. 
Cinema-Tirage, i, Rue de Marivau.x (2e). 
Comoa^nie Industrielle d'Optiqu;, 3. Rue Dieu. 
Coudoint, R., 20, Rue Felicien David. 
Continsouza, 403, Rue des Pyrenees. 
Oarlot-Barberon, 121, Rue Gravel, LevaHois 

(Seine). 
Debrle, Andre, in, Rue Saint-Maur. 
Delaporte, 62, Rue Saint-.Antoine. 
Delon, 24, Rue .Albony. 

Demaria (Etablissements), 3^, Rue de Clichy. 
Deyrolle, R., 46, Rue de Bac. 
Eclair Tirage, 12, Rue Gaillon. 
Etablissements Mollier, 67, Rue des Archives. 
Etablissements Petit, 19, Rue Bergere. 
Etoile Film, 73, Rue Beaubourg. 
Frassier & Cie, L., 77, Faubourg St. Penis. 
Gaumont (Etablissements L.) 57. Rue St. Roch. 
Gerardot & Cie, 116, Rue de la Convention. 
G.A.B. (Lighting), 10, Rue Pierre Picard. 
Jacopozzi, 44, Rue de Bondy. 
Jourjon, Ch. (Agfa), 12, Rue Gaillon. 
Juliat, Robert, 24, Rue de Trevise (9). 
Klein, Charles, 105, Avenue Parmentier. 
Kodak-Pathe, Societe, 39, Avenue Montaigne. 

Lapierre (Ren.?), 68, Rue des Haies. 



Laval, 10 bis, Boulevard Bonne-Nouvelle. 
Lebrun, G., 29, Rue du Vieux Pont de Sevres, 

Boulogne-sur- Seine. 
Lemarie, G., 187, Rue du Temple. 
Liordet, 17, Rue des Messageries. 
Massiott, 15, Boulevard des Filles-du-Calvare. 
Mazo, 33, Boulevard Saint-Manin. 
Maurice, L., i. Rue de Marivaux. 
Margot and Co., i, Rue Dieu. 
Mollier, 67, Rue des ,Archiv>"s, 
Paz and Silva, iS, Rue Saint-.Anne. 
Pallos, E., 53, Rue St. Roch. 
Pathe Baby, 20 bis, Ri;p Lafayette. 
Pathe Cir>ema, 5, Rue Francceur. 
P.hoenix Films, 26, Rue Bassano. 
Photo-maton, i. Rue des It^liens. 
Poulenc Frere3, 86, Rue Vielle du Temple. 
Postoliec & Luze, 66, Rue de Bondy. 
Radio Cinema, 79, Boulevard Haussmann. 
Radius, 61, Rue du Faubourg Poissonniere. 
Rapid Film, 6, Rue Francceur. 
Rombouts, L., 18, Rue Choron. 
Societe de Cinema Rural, 6, Rue de Messine. 
Societs Generale d'Equipment Cinema, 28, Rue 

St. Georges. 
Societe Francaise Cinemasteroscopique (Pulso- 

graphe Daponte), 2, Rue dc Lancry. 
Solomon, 0., 95, Rue J,a Fayette. 
Stengel, u. Faubourg St. Martin. 
Strauss Freres, 16, Boulevard Saint-Denis. 
Sydney, 16, Rue St. Roch. 

Thomson-Houston, 173, Boulevard, Haussmann. 
Thoquet, J., 46, Rue d'Ass^s. 
Tiranty, 103, Rue Lafayette. 
Tungar (Societe Generale Electrique et Mechan- 

ique), 364, Rue Lecourbe. 
Union Cinematograph de France (Savoure), 44, 

Rue Montcalm. 
Wainwright (J. et R.), 5, Rue Saulnier. 
Weill, Fernand, 9, Boulevard des Filies du. 

Calvaire. 
Western Electric (France), i, Bd. Haussmann 
Wion, L., 17 Rue Drouot. 
Zeiss-lkron, iS, Faubourg du Temple. 



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TJie Kinematograpli Year Book. 



" Almanach du Cinema' 

offices.) 3, Rue Rossini 
" Le Tout Cinema " (" Filma " offices), 166, 

Rue Montmartre. 
Annuaire General de la Cinematographie (Jean 

Pascal), 3, Rue Rossini. 



YEAR BOOKS. 

("Cinemagazine" " Ue Bottin Cinematographique," Didot Bottp. 



19, Rue de I'Universite. 
" L'Annuaire des Artistes." 15, Rue de Madri l 
" Kine Year Book " ( I. Light), 70, Rue d'AIesia . 



WEEKLY FAN JOURNALS. 



' Cinemagazine," 3, Rue Rossini. 

'Cine Miroir," 18, Rue d'Enghien. (Every 

two weeks.) 
' Cinea-Cine pour tous," 39, Boule\'ard Raspail. 
' Cinema " 9, Avenue de Taillebourg. 
' Cine-;ihono Magazine/' 6, Rue Guenegaud. 
' CInemonde," 138, Av. des Cha nps Ehsees. 
' Ecran," 17, Rue Etienne Marcel. 



' Film Complet " 3, Rue de Rocroy. 
'Won Cine," 3, Rue Recroy. 
" IVIon Film," 8, Rue du Croissant. 
"Paris Cine Journal," no, Rue Ricliclieu. 
"Photo Cine," 3, Rue Mogador. 
" Pour Vous," 100, Rue Reaumur. 
" Revue du Cinema,*' 5, Rue sebastien Bottin. 



CINEMA TRADE PUBLICATIONS. 



Bulletin de la Chambre Syndicale Franeaise 

de la Cinematographie (.Monthly), 13 bis Rue 

des Mathurins. 
" Cinea," 39, Boulevard Raspail. 
" Cine-Journal and Journal du Film," 30, Rue 

Bergere, Paris. 
" CInaedia " (La Mutualite des Arts), Verhylle 

editor 55, Rue des Petites Ecuries, 
"Cineopse," 73, Boulevard de Crenelle (T. M. 

Coissac). 
"Comoedia" (da'ly), .51, Rue St. Georges. 
"CourrierCin3mato?raphlque."2S Boulevard St. 

Denis (Ch. Le Fraper, editor). 
" Fi'ma " 166, Rue .Montmartre (E. L. Fouquet, 

editor). 
' Film Sonore," 24, Rue Petrelle. 
''France Cinematographique" (M. Colin), 14 

Rue Marignan. 



' Hebdo-Film " (A. De Reussp, J. L. Croze, 
editor) 23, Boukvard Bonne-.N^ouvelle. 

' Kinematograph Weekly " (Ed. (L cndrew 

and J. G. Light, correspondents), 70, Rue 
d'AIesia. 

' La Cinematographic Franeaise," 19, Rue 

de la Cour des Noues (P. A. Harle). 
' La GritTe Cinematographique," 29, Rue 

St. Georges (Jean Laifrav) . 
' La Critique Cinematographique,' 33, Rue des 

Annelets. (P. Heuze). 
' La Rampe," 4, Rue de la Michodiere. 

' La Semaine Cinematographique," 48, Boule- 
vard Beaumarchais. 
' Le Cinephile," (H. .Astiu), 3, Rue Sajinier. 

'Mon'teur Cinema,'' 58, Bouleva d Strasboir^'. 



TRADE SOCIETIES AND ASSOCIATIONS. 



American Chamber of Commerce, -',2,RueTailbot. 

Amis du Cinema, j. Rue Rossini. 

Association des Artistes Musiciens, 66, Rue du 
Faubour? St .Martin. 

Association des Di/ecteurs de Cinema de Marseille 
Ct reojon, 7, Rue Venture, Mai-seiues. 

Association ot Cinema Renters (South West) 8, 
Ru"? d'Ares. Bordeaux. 

Associ-tion de Chefs de Pubiicite Cinema, 7, Rue 
de Mauberge. 

Association Generate des Artistes Dramatiqucs et 
Lyriques de France, iq. Boulevard de S;ras- 
bours. 

Association Amicale des Operateurs de Pro- 
jection, Chambre Syndicale, 13 bis Rue des 
Mathurinf 

Association Professionnelle de la Presse Cine 
matographiques, 100, Rue Richelieu (J" 
Chataigiiirr, president). 

Association des Directeurs de Theatre de 
Province, :, Rue Rossini. 

British Chamber of Commerce, 6, Rue Halery. 

Belgian Chamber of Commerce, 42, Rue_Le 
Peletier. 

Chambre Syndicale Franeaise de la Cinemato- 
graphie et des industries qui s'y ratachent, 
13 bis, Rue des Mathurins, Paris IX. 

Chambre Syndicale de Photograptiie, ^i, Rue de 

Clichy. 
Cine Club de France, 4, A\enue de I'Opera. 
Circuit National, 28, Boulevard St. Denis. 
Confederation Nationale des Spectacles, 6,Impa ;^e 

Sandrie. 
Federation Generale du Spectacles (Bourse 

de Travail), 3, Rue du Chateau d'Eau. 



Federation des Directeurs de Spectacles de 

Province, 131, Rue Moncey, Lyons. 
Federation de la Cinematcgraphie de Midi de 

France, i bis, Rue Cannebiere, Marseilles. 
Uiberte Musicale, 39, Boulevard de Strasbourg, 

Paris. 
Ligne Franeaise d'educaticn par le Fi'm. m, 

Rue du Faubourg St. Honore. 
Mutuelle du Cinema, r7, Rue Etienne Marcel. 
Oeuvre de la Maison de Retraite du Cinema, 

17, Rue Etienne Marcel. 
Societe des Gens de Lettres, 10, Cite Kougemont . 
Societe dss Auteurs, Compositeurs et Editeurs 

de Musique, 10, Rue Chaptal, Paris. 
Association des Auteurs de Films, 51, Rue de 

Clichy. 
Societe des Auteurs et compositeurs Dramatiques, 

9, Rue Ballu. 
Societe Universelle de Theatre, 9, Rue de Clichy. 
Syndicat des directeurs de Cinematographes au 

Centre, 6, Quai d'Orleans, Tours (Indre & 

Loire). 
Syndicat Francais des directeurs de Cinemato- 

graphes, 17, Rue Etienne Marcel, Paris (Leon 

BreziUon, president). 
Syndicat des Artistes Cinegraphiques, 34, Bouk- 
vard Bonne Nouvelle. 
Syndicat des Operateurs de Prises de Vues, 54i 

Rue Etienne Marcel. 
Syndicat National de Cinema, 28, Boulevard 

St. Denis. 
Syndicat sur la Cote d'Azur, 19, Rue Honore 

Sauvan, Nice. 
Uni»n des Artistes de langue Franeaise dramati- 

ques et Cinematographiques, 45, Faubourg 

Montmartre. 
Union des Artists, 45, Rue Faubourg Montmartre. 



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Germany. 

FILM PRODUCERS. 



Aafa-Film A.G., Friediichstr. 223, Berlin. 
Aco-Film, G.m.b.H., Friedrichstr. 37, Berlin. 
Boese-Film, G.m.b.H., Friedrichstr. 224, Berlin. 
Deutsches Lichtspiel Syndikat A.G., Friedrichstr. 

225, Berlin. 
Efzet-Film, G.m.b.H., Friedrichstr, 225, Berlin. 
Eichberg-Film G.m.b.H., Friedrichstr. 171, 

Berlin. 
Emelka-Konzern, Sonnenstr. 15, Munich. 
Erda-Fjim, G.m.b.H., Hallensee, Cicerostr. 6, 

Berlin. 
Erich Engels-Film, G.m.b.H., Koniggratzer Str. 

63, Berlin. 
Europaeische Film-Allianz (EFA) G.m.b.H., 

Cicerostr. 2/6, Berlin-Hallensee. 
Fellner & SomlO, G.m.b.H., Friedrichstr. 224, 

Berlin. 
Filmproduktion Carlo Aldini Co., m.b.h.. Fried 

ricbstr. 27, Berlin. 
Fox-Europa-Film Produktion G.m.b.H., Unter 

den Linden t6 Berlin. 
Froelich-Produktion, G.m.b.H., Friedrichsti. 

37a, Berlin. 
Greenbaum-Film G.m.b.H., Prinz Luis Ferdin- 

andstr. i, Berlin. 
Hegewald-Film, G.m.b.H., Friedrichstr. 250, 

Berlin. 
Itala-Film, G.m.b.H., '-"riedrirhstr, 235, Berlin. 
Klangfilm G.m.b.H., Askanischer Platz. 4, Berlin. 
Lamprecht-Film, G.m.b.H., Friedrichstr. 224; 

Berbn. 
Lander-Film G.m.b.H., Friedrichstr. 171, Berlin. 



Lang-Film, G.m.b.H., Fritz, Friedrichstr. 224, 

Berlin. 
Lignose- Horfilm, G.m.b.H., Lindenstr. 32, Berlin. 
May-Film A.G., Weissensee, Franz-Jos. Str. 5/7, 

Berlin. 
Munchoner Lichtspielkunst A.G. (Emelka) 

Sonnenstr. 15, Munich. 
National-Film A.G. Friedrichstr. 10. Berlin. 
Nero-Film A.G., (Nebenzahl & Co.), Unter den 

Linden, 21, Berlin. 
Olympia-Fiim G.m.b.H.,Friedrichstr. 37a, Berlin. 
Orplid-Film G.m.b.H., Zimmerstr. 79/80, Berlin. 
Bich. Oswald Produktion G.m.b.H., Stresemann- 

str 56, Berlin 
Poetic-Film G.m.b.H., Friedrichstr. 13, Berlin. 
Pommer-Film, G.m.b.H., Erich, Kochstr. 6/8, 

Berlin g 
Henny Porten Film Produktion, G.m.b.H., 

Untei d. Linden 21, Berlin. 
Ellen RIchter-Film, G.m.b.H., Hallensee, Cicero- 
str. 2 Berlin. 
Sokafilm, G.m.b.H., Friedrichstr. 246, Berlin. 
Lothar Stark, G.m.b.H., Friedrichstr 12, Beriin. 
Superfilm. G.m.b.H., Markgrafenstr. 21, Berlin. 
Richard Tauber Film, G.m.b.H., Unt. d. Linden, 

53, Berlin. 
Terra-Film, Akt. Ges. Kochstrasse. 73, Berlin. 
Tonbild Syndikat A.G., Mane.sti. 43, Berlin. 
Universum-Film Aktiengesellschaft (Ufa), 

Koch?tr. 6/8, Berlin. 
Wengeroff-Film G.m.b.H., Friedrichstr. 250 

Beriin. 



RENTERS. 



Alboeiilm f Althoff-Boecker), Kochstr. 18, Berlin. 
Allianz-Tonfilm, G.m.b H., Friedrichstr. 11, 

Beilin. 
Atlas Film, G.m.b.H., Friedrichstr. 8, Beriin. 
Bayerische Filmgesellsch; m.b.H., Friedrichstr. 

210, Berlin. 
Dr. Leo Berg-Film, Friedijchstr. 22, Berlin. 
Biograf, G.m.b.H., Friedrichstr. 224, Berhn. 
Oando-Film-Verllih, Friedrichstr. 22. Berlin. 
Centralfilm Fettgeb, Friedrichstr. 224, Berlin. 
Cinema-Film, G.m.b.H., Enckesti. 6, Berlin. 
S. Cornfeld, G.m.b.H., Friedrichstr. 250, Berlia. 
Decia, Bioscop-Verleih A.G., Kochstr. 6/8,BeriiD. 
" Defina," Deutsche First National Pictures 

G.m.b.H., Friedrichstr. 10, Berhn. 
Deulig-Film A.G., Kochstr. 6/8, Berlin. 
Deutsches Lichtspielsyndikat A.G., Friedrichstr, 

225, Berlir. 
Deutsche Universal-Filmverleih G.m.b.H., Mauer- 

strasse. 83/84 Berlin. 
Deutsche Vereinsfilm A.G., Unter den Linden 16, 

Berhn. 

Emelka-Wochenschau, Friedrichstr. 210, Be.lin. 

Filmhaus Bruckmann & Co., A.G., Kochstr. 73, 
Berhn 

Filmhaus Mischke & Co., G.m.b.H., Dessauerstr. 
2, Berlin. 

Film-Verleih United Artists G.m.b.H., Koch- 
strasse. 73, Berlin. 

The -. ritish Gaumont Co.,. Ltd., Friedrichstr. 
225, Berlin. 

G. P. Films, G.m.b.H., Kochstr. 64, Berlin. 

Germania-Film Verleih G.m.b.H.. Friedrichstr. 
13, Berlin. 

Hegewald-Film, G.m.b.H., Friedrichstr. 2 50, Btrlin 
Hisa-Fitm G.m.b.H., Kochstr. 18, Berlin. 
Itala-Film, G.m.b.H., Friedrichstr. 235, Berlin. 



K.D.B. Film, Friedrichstr. 224, Berlin. 
Knevels Film, Fritz, Friedrichstr. 224, Beriin. 
Loew-iVletro-Goldwyn, G.m.b.H., Friedrichstr. 

225, Berlin. 
Melophon Film, G.m.b.H., Friedrichstr. 23r) , 

Berlin. 
Messtro-Filmverleih G.m.b.H., Zimmerstr. 79/80, 

BeiliL. 
Mondial-Film, G.m.b.H., Friedrichstr. 22, Berlin. 
Nation alfilmverlieh G.m.b.H., Friedrichstr. 10, 

BeiUc. 
Nitzsche A.G. Kinemategraphen ^n Filme, 

Karlsti. I. Leipzig. 
Parufamet, Ufa-Paramount-Metro Veilieh- 

betriebe G.m.b.H. Friedrichstr. 225. Berlin. 
P.D.C.'Filmvertrieb G.m.b.H., Krausenstr. 70, 

Berln., 

Prometheus-Film-Verleih u. Vertrieb-G.m.b.H., 

Hedemannsti. 21, Berlin. 
Radio Pictures, G.m.b.H., Friedrichstr. 22=; 

Berhn. 
Vereinigte Star-Film, G.m.b.H., Friedrichstr. 

218, Beriin. 
Stark Lothar, G.m.b.H., Friedrichstr. 12, Berlin. 
Strauss-Film G.m.b.H., Friedrichstr. 22, Berlin. 
Sud-Film A.G., Friedrichstr. 207, Berlin. 
Terra-Film-Verleih G.m.b.H., Kochstr.73, Berim. 
Tolirag A. G., Markgraf .nstr. 77, Beriin. 
Tonbild-Syndicat A.6., (Tobis), Tonfthn— 

Aufnahine — und VViedergabe — Apparatnren, 

Mauerstrasse 43, Berhn W.8. 

Transocean-Film G.m.b.H., Friedrichstr. 225, 
Berlin. 

Universal-Film-Company G.m.b.H., Manerstr. 

83/84, Berhn. 
Warner Bros. Pictures G.m.b.H., Friedrichstr. 10, 

BerUn, 



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ACCESSORIES AND MATERIALS 



"Abag" ApparatebaugeseMschatt m.b.H., 

Michaelkirchstr. 15, Berlin. 
Akt. Ges fur Filmfabrikation "Aflfa," 

Victoriastr 13/18, Berlin. 
Akt. Ges. Hahn fur Optik u Mechanik, Fried- 

richstr. 218, Berlin, 
Aktiengesellschaft fur Spiegeltechnik (Schufftan- 

System) Friedrichstr. 22, Berlin. 
Allgemeine Elektricitats-Ges., Friedrich Karl 

Ufer 2 /4, Berlin. 
Amigo, Gustav. Fiirstenstr. 3, Berlin. 
Askania-Werke A.G., Kaiserallee S7/88, Berlin. 
Becker & Co., Kostum-Verleih, Rungestr, 25/27, 

Berlia. 
Busch Emil, A. G., Optische Industiie, Rathenow 

b. Ber in. 

Deutsche Syntok, G.m.b.H., Tonapparatur , 
Friedrich-tr. 30, Berlin. 

Deutsche Western Electric G.m.b.H. iia, 

Beiievuestrasse. Berlin W.g. 
Deutschmann & Hoffmann G.m.b.H., Fried- 
richstr. -3, Berlin. 
Duoskop G.m.b.H.. Bernburgerstr. 29, Berlin. 
Efa Gesellschaft fur Kino-Foto und Elekiro- 

Technik Hollmannstr. i6, Berlin. 
Elektrola, Ges.m.b.H., Kaiser Wilhelmstr. i , 

Nowawes bei Potsdam. 
Erko. iMaschinenbau-Ges. Erdmann & Korth. 

Kopenici^erstr. 32, Berlin. 
Film-Kopieranstalt, Droge & Lorenz, Gros^e 

Seestr. 4 Ber'in. 
Film Kopieranstalt " Rapid " G.m.b.H., Alex- 

andrinenstr. 137 Berlin. 
FilmkopieranstaltMax Wolif G.m.b.H., Halknsee 

Cicerostr. t/'S, Berlin. 
Filmtitel u Kopier - G.m.b.H., Gitschinerstr, 

44, Berlin. 
Ing H. Friess, Speziair farikfur Filnund Ton- 

tilm»'!tlte. 'Vie Irichstb, 3!3 Berlin. 
Fllmwerke Staaken A.G., Flugplatz, Berlin 

Staaken. 
Gaumontges, m.b.H., Tonfilmapparate, Fried 

richstr. 225, Berlin. 
Geyer-Werke, A.G., Harzerstr. 39, Berlin. 
Glashaus-Film G.m.b.H., Borussiastr. 45, Teni- 

pelhof, Berlin. 
Glanzfllin A.G., Friedrichshagenerstr. 9, Berlin. 
Gleichrichter Ges.m.b.H., Quecksilberdampf- 

Umformer u electr. App., Elisabethufer 44, 

Berlin. 
Grass & Worff, Inh. Walter Vollmann, Markgra- 

fenstr. i8, Berlin. 
Grunewald-Film-Atelier G.m.b.H., Grune\>aM. 

Konigsvveg 148, Berlin. 

lea A.G., Wil str. 13, Berlin, 

Internationale Filmtitel-Fabrik, Friedrichstr. 242 

Berlin. 
Jenne, Fritz Generalvertr, der Lyta-Klnowerke 

G.m.b.H., Friedrichstr. iq, Berlin. 
Jofa-Johannisthaler Filmanstalten, G.m.b.H. 

Friedrichstr. 224, Berlin. 



Jupiterlicht A.G., Kersten & Brasch, Bellevuesf^- 

14, Berlin. 
Kino-Foto G.m.b.H., Wilhelmstr. 37/38, Berlin. 
Kino-Schuch, Schuch & Muller, Friedrichstr. 31, 

Berlin. 
Kinoton Apoarate Vertriebs G.m.b.H., Cbarlot- 

tenstr. 58. Berlin. 
Klangfilm G.m.b.H., Askanisch-Platz 4, Berlin. 
Kowoschicht A.G., Fabrik zur Praparierung 

fortiger Filmkopien, Friedrichstr. 37a, Berlin 
Kreul, Wilhelm Licht-u Kraftmasch Fabr. 

Beteuchtung, Berlinerstr. 18, Berlin. 
Levy Dr. Max. Fabr. elektr. Masch U. App 

Mullerstr. 3, Berlin. 
Lichte & Co., Heinr., Friedrichstr. 338, Berlin, 
Lignose-Film A.G., Moltkestrasse 1, 

Berlin. 
C. Lorenz, A. G., Tempelhof, Lorenzweg i, Berlin. 
Markiewicz A.G. Filmausstattung u. Mobelver- 

Mietung, Kurturstendumm, 37, Berlin. 
Maschinen & Apparatefabr, Oscar Lange, 

Lindenstr. n6, Berlin. 
Minimax A.G. Feuerloscher fur die Filmindustrie 

Schiffbauer-Damni 20. Berlin. 
Nitzsche Akt. Ges., Karlstr. i, Leipzig. 
Orchestrola-Vocalion, A.G, Rittergutstr. 121 

Lichtenberg. Berlin, 
Organon G.m.b.H., Polyfar Tonanlagen, Mark- 

gafenstr. 76. 
Ozon-Technik A.G., Markgrafenstr. S, Berlin. 
Photohaus Memelsdorf, Friedrichstr. 211, Berlin. 
Projektions Maschinenbau G.m.b.H., Urbanstr. 

70a, Berlin. 
Recono, Gesellsch. fur chem. physik. Film- 

reinigung, Friedrichstr. 225, Berlin. 
Rutgerswerke A.G., Charlug, Harden- 

bergstr. 43, Berlin. 
Schimpf, Kurt Filmapp, Maschinenbau, Git- 

schinerstr. 92, Berlin. 
Siemens Planiawerke, A.G. fur Kahlefabrikate 

Lichtenberg, Herzber^str. 128/37, Berlin. 
Stachow & Co., Friedrichstr. 226/27, 

Berlin. 
Tesch, Paul Filnfabrik G.m.b.H., Bergmannstr. 

68, Berlin. 
Tobis, A.G., Mauerstr. 43, Berlin. 

Ufa-Kino-Bedarf, Kochstr. 6 /8, Berlin. 
Universum-Film A.G., Tempelhof, Oberlandstr, 

26/35, Berlin. 
Weinert, K., Elektrotechnische u. Bogenlampen- 

fabrik. Muskauerstr. 24, Berlin. 
Wenskus John Apparatebau, Gitschinerstr. 64, 

Berlin. 

Werbekunst Epoche Reklame G.m,b.H,, Tauent- 

zienstr. 14, Berlin. 
Westinghouse Cooper Hewitt G,m,b,H. Fahr 

V. eiekfr. Apparaten, VViUielmstr. i^i/jj 

Berlin. 
Zeiss, Carl , Optische Werke, Jena . 
Zeiss- Skon A.G., Goerz-Werk, Berlin- 

Zehlendorf. 



RAW STOCK. 



Gevaert-Werke G.m.b.H., Lutzowstr.9, Berlin. 
Glanzflim A.G., Friedrichshagenerstr. 9, Berlin. 
Goerz, Photochemische Werke G.m.b.H., Wann- 

seebahn Goerzallee, Berlin. 
J. G. Farbenindustrie A.G., "Agfa," Lob-, 

muhlenstr. 67/69, Berlin. 
Kodak, A.G., Markgrafenstr. 76, Berlin. 



Lignose-Film G.m.b.H., Moltkestr. i, Berlin. 

Nobel-Fil.n G.m.b.H., Juhhch im Rheinland 

Berlin. 
Strehle Walter G.m.b.H,, Generalvertrieb der 

"Agfa" Kinefllms und Farben, Wilhelmstr. 
106, Berlin. 



Foreign and Colonial Trade Directory. 



33 



TRADE PUBLICATIONS. 



Deutsche-Filmwoche, Friedrichstr. 231, Berlin. 

Deutsche Film-Zeitung G.m.b.H., Pesa- 
lozzistr. I, Munich. 

Deutsche Lichtbild-Zeitung, Kurfurstenstr. 42, 
Berlin. 

Film, Der Verlag Max Mattison, Ritterstr. 71. 
Berlin. 

Film- Express Gebr. Wolffsohn G.m.b.H., Fried- 
richstr. 225, Berlin. 

Filmfreund Der, Sonnenstr. 13, Emelkahaus, 
Munich. 

Film Journal, Friedrichstr. 19, Berlin, S.W48. 

TRADE SOCIETIES 

ArbJtgeberverband der Deutschen Filmindustrie 

Kochstr. 73, Berlin. 
Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Filmverleiher Deutseh- 

lands (A.D.F.) Charlottenstr. 13, Berlin. 
Bildspielbund Deutscher, e. V., Bochumerstr. 

8, Berlin. 
Deutsche Filmgewerkschaft, Charlottenstr. 87, 

Berlin. 
Deutsche Kinotechnische Ges. E.V., Wilhelm- 

str. 118, Berlin. 
Filmklub, Gesellinger Vereinder deutschen, 

Filmindustrie, E.V., Friedrichstr. 2^3, Berlin. 
Gemae. G.m.b.H., Friedrich Ebertstr. 21, Berlin. 
Genossenschaft Deutscher Buhnen-Angehorigen. 

Keithstr. 11, Berlin. 
Reichsverband Deutscher Lichtspieltheater- 

besitzer E.V., Zimmerstr. 5 /6, Berlin. 
Schutzverband der Fil.nfabrikanten Deutsch- 

lands, Pfalzburgerstr. 72a, Berlin. 
Schutzverband Deutscher Filmkopieranstalten 

E.V., Schutzenstr. 31, Berlin. 
Schutzverband Deutscher Schriftsteller E.V., 

NoUendorfstr. 21a, Berlin. 
Schutzverband Deutscher Filmtheater E.V., 

Potsdamerstr. 113, Berlin. 
Spitzenorganisation d. deutschen Filmindustrie, 

Vo^sstr. 18, Berlin. 



Film-Journal Hamburger Lichtspiel u Theater- 

WOChe, lohanniswall 20, Hamburg. 
Film-Kurier taglich, Kothenerstr. 37, Berlin. 
Filmspiegel, Der Gebr. Wolffssohn G.m.b.H., 

Friedrichstr. 225, Berhn. 
Filmtechnik Die, Friedrichstr. 46, Berlin. 
Filmwoche Die, Dessauerstr. 38, Berlin. 
" Kinematograph," Zimmerstr. 35/41 Berlin. 
Kinotechnik, Die, Stallschreiberstr. 34/35, 
" Berlin. 
' LicHtbildbuhne " taglich, Friedrichstr. 225, 

Berhn. 
ReichSfilmblatt, Stallschreiberstr. 34/35, Berlin. 

AND ASSOCIATIONS. 

Verband der Filmkritiker, Kochstr. 22 /24, 

Berlin. 
Verband der Film-lndustrlellenen, E.V., 

Vossstr. 18, Berlin. 

Verband der Filmregisseure Deutschlands, 
Friedrichstr. 46, Berlin. 

Verband der Theater u Fil nfriseure Deutsch- 
lands e V. Apostelkirche. 14, Berhn. 

Verband Deutscher Filmateliers, E.V., Fried 
richstr. 20, Berlin. 

Verband Deutscher Filmauioren e. V., Hedemana< 
str. 47, Berlin. 

Verband Deutscher Filmverleiher e.V., Fried- 
richstr. 246, Berhn. 

Vereinigung der Deutschen Arbeitgeberverbande, 
Burggrafenstr. 11, Berlin. 

Vereinigung der Import-und Export-Firmen 
der Film-Industrie E.V., Friedrichstr. i6„ 
Berlin. 

Vereinigung Deutscher Fiimfabrikanten E.V. 
Pfalzburgerstr. 72a, Berlin. 

Versicherungsverband fur Lichtbild-Theater 

(Jnter d. Linden 70, Berhn. 

Zentralausschub fur Landlichtspiele, Bern- 

burgerstr. 13, Berlin. 



Greece, 



RENTERS, DISTRIBUTORS AND AGENTS. 



American-Film Cj., OdosLykourgou 14, Athens. 
Anglo-Hellenik Etairia-Frank & Co., Odos 

Chalkokondylis 37 c, Athens. 
Cine Orient, Odos Stadiou, Athens. 
Jean CourouniotiS, 6a, Place Aghiou, Georghiou. 
Eastern Film Co., Boulevard del'Universite 36, 

Athens. 
Gaitis & Moschos, Stoa Pesmandjoglou, Athens. 
Gaziades Freres. Odos Mitropoleos i, Athenr. 
Gaumont, Rue Zefxidos i, Athens. 



Iris Films, Serao & Papandelides, 6, Rue Vis- 

sarionos 36, Athens. 
Lazannis & Kraemer, Olos Panepistimiou 36, 

Athens. 
Margulies Jean, Odos 3 Septembre 38, Athens 
Novak, M. J., OdosThemistokleous 25, Athens. 
Paramount Films, Ltd., rue Conin des Christenos 

et Eispolidos 14. 
Printzis & Serbis, Odos Akademias 86a. Athens. 
Stamoulis, Stamos B. Odos Charil, Trikoupis 5, 

Athens. 



Holland. 

FILM PRODUCERS. 



Filmfabriek " Holland," Bestevaerstraat 7, 
Amsterdam. 

Filmfabriek " Polygoon," Koudenhom 8, Haar- 
lem. 

Filmfabriek " Nogerath," Regulierdwarsstraat 
117, Amsterdam. 



Filmfabriek " Haghe," Waldorpstraat 6, The 

Hague. 
N. V. Filmfabriek Multifilm, J. C. Mol, Spaame 

59, Haarlem. 
Nederlandsche Bioscoop Trust, B. Everd Lagard. 

Kon. Sophiestraat 33, The Hague. 



KINEMA SOUND INSTALLATIONS 



N.V .Loetafoon, Hoefkade 9, The Hague. 
Kiangfilm Geluidsapparaten, Siemens & Halske 

A. G., Huygenspaik 38-39, The Hague. 
Odeon Transforma Synchroon-toestellen, Singel 

44, Amsterdam. 



Netherlands Western Electric N.V., Heerengracht 

178, Amsterdam. 
Naturetone, E. de Hoop Azn, Hemonylaan 27, 

Amsterdam. 
General Electric Sound, Schiedamschesingel, 

Rotterdam. 

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RENTERS, DISTRIBUTORS AND AGENTS. 



AMSTERDAM. 
Atlas-Film, Laplacestraat 72, hs. 
A. F. E. X., Mauvestraat 61, W. Bergman. 
Bergfilm Comp., Damrak 60, D.v.d. Berg. 
Croeze en Bosnian, Nwe Doelenstr. 8, J. S. 

Croeze and B. S. Bosman. 
Bur. V. Cinematografie " Filma," Pnnsengracht 

530, P. R. van Duinenen N. R. Besseling. 
FIrma P. R. van Duinen, Priusengracbt 530, 

P. R. van Duinen, 
Firma Jean Desmet, Adm. de Ruyterweg 553, 

Jean Desmet. 
N. V. Star Film, van Eeghenstraat 44, C. H. de 

Balbian Verster. 
N. V. Cinelux, Raadhuisstraat 42. 
Filmverhuurkantoor F. A. N., Heerengracbt 

1 56, P. Vermeer en P. Vermeer Jr. 
Filmverhuurkantoor R. Minden, den Texstraat 

47. R. Minden. 
Filmverhuurkantoor Minerva, p. a Bergfilm 

Comp., Damrak 60, D.v.d. Berg. 
Filmverhuurkantoor Odeon, Singel 44, F. 

Schuiten. 
Filmverhuurkantoor Rialto, Ceintuurbaan 262, 

A. P. du Mee. 
Fim-Film, Singel 469, J. de Wind. 
First National Films, Heerengracbt 592, Ch. 

van Biene. 
N. V. Ufa Film Mij, Heerengracbt 592, Ch. van 

Biene. 
Fox Film Corp., Rokin 38, L. Groen. 
Meteor Film Comp., Keizersgracbt 794, J 

Aalbers en C. Bruijn. 
Muntiilm, Hemonylaan 27, E. de Hoop Azn. 
N. V. Paramount Films, Keizersgracbt 399, C. 

Peereboom. 
Universal Film Agency, v. Baerlestraat 63, J. L. 

Paerl. 
M. H. van Wesel, Oosterpark 29, Max van 

Wesel. 
Wilton Metro Goldwijn, Damrak 49, F. L. D. 

Strengholt. 
Dua Film Bureau, Nwe Keizersgracbt 29, A. 

Rodrigues Lopes. 



THE HAGUE. 
United Artists, Hoefkade 9. W. A. de Kuijper. 
MeNor Films, Riouwstraat 204, F. E. Hoose- 

mans. 
City Film, Nieuwstraat 24, E. Alter. 
Ed. Pelster Film, de Sillestraat 1 1, E. Pelster. 
Loet C. Barnstijn's Standaard Films, Hoefkade 

9, L. C. Bamstijn. 
Comptoir Commercial Sapho Film, Stationsweg 

93, A. J. Haakma, M. Sprecher. 
Filmverhuurkantoor Excelsior, Elandstraat 60 

R. Kahn. 
Hofstad Film, Spuistraat 21, E. Viskoper Sz. 
Haghe Films, Waldorpstraat 8, W. Mullens. 
N. V. Orion Filmfabriek, Pletterijkade lo-ir 

G. S. Th. V. Gink. 
Nederlandsche Bioscoop Trust, Koningin Sophie - 

straat 33, B. Evert Lugard. 
Qermania Filmfabriek, Javastraat 17. D. Poiak 

ROTTERDAM. 

Generalvertretung der Reichsbahnzentrale fu' 
pen Deutschen Reiseverkehr, Special Nature 
Film^, (Parklaan 28.) 

Filmverhuurkantoor Monopole, p/a City Theater 
Groenendaal 107, Jac. Muhlrad en Ad. Dam 

SCHIEDAM. 

Intern. Filmindustrie "I.F.I.,"Plein Eendrach 
3, J. Kohler, E. B. Ydo. 

LEYDEN. 

Filmafdeeling v.h. Centraal Bur. der Katholiek 
Sociale Actie (K.S.A.), Steenschuur 17, A. H 
Boekraad, Mr. A. Tepe. 

HAARLEM. y 

Actueel Films, Duivenvoordestraat 94, A. 

Benno. 
Amfilmin, Frans Halsstraat 12, D. J. Werner. 



MANUFACTURERS AND AGENTS OF KINEMA ACCESSORIES 

FJV.N., P. Vermeer Jr., Heerengracbt 156, Firma, A. Jung, Padangstraat 15, Groningen. 

Amsterdam. Capi Kino-Handel.Kalverstraat ii5,Amsterdam 
Pathe Freres, Raadhuisstraat 42, Amsterdam. ' ,„,..> t^ . u. o a ^ 

Firma, P. R. van Duinen, Prinsengracht 53°, Marijnen (Debrie), Prmsengracht 840, Amster- 

Amsterdam. dam. 



KINEMA ORGANS. 



The Golden Oriole, Man. A. S. J. Dekker, Goes. 
N.V. Standaard's Orgelfabrieken, Nieuwe Haven 
83, Schiedam. 



N.V. Blaisse en Strunk, Unit Organ, Adriana- 
straat 98, Rotterdam. 



KINEMA TRADE PUBLICATIONS. 



Nieuw Weekblad der Cinematografie, Nieuwe 
Mo'straat 24, The Hague. 



Cinema en Theater, Galgewater 22, Leyden. 
Tuschinski Nieuws, Tuscbinski Theater, Am- 
sterdam. 



TRADE SOCIETIES AND ASSOCIATIONS. 



Nederlandsche, Bond v. Bioscoop en Theater 
directeuren, Amsterdam. 



Krasnapolsky (Societieof the above-mentioned) 
Amsterdam, Mr. L. Hamburger, President. 



Foreign and Colonial Trade Directory. 



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Hungary 

FILM PRODUCERS. 



Gloria Filmtabrik u. Filmhandels A.G. Vil., 

Dohanv ut. 47, Budapest. 
Hunnia Film, A.G., Gyarmat ut, 37, Budapest 
VII. 



Siar-Filmfabrik und Filmhandels A.G., Jozsef- 

korut 86, Budapest. 
Ungarisches Filmburo A.G., Sandor ut 7, 
Budapest VIII. 



Artistica Film, A.G., 

Budapest, VIII. 

Cito Cinema Izso Feldmann, Rokk Szilard ut. 
II, Budapest. 

Danubius Kinoindustrie A.G., Akacfa ut. 6, 
Budapest VIII. 

Eco-Film A.G., Rakoczi utca 14, Budapest.. 

Fox-Film A.G., Rokk Szilard utca 20, Budapest. 

Gaumont Leon, Rokk Szilard utca 20, Budapest 

Iris-Film A.G., VIII, Nepszinhaz ut. 13, Buda- 
pest. 

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp., A.G., Foherceg 
Sandorter 3, Budapest VIII. 

Muvesfilm, Dr. Ernst Horowitz & Co., Rakoczi 
utca 40, Budapest. 



RENTERS, DISTRIBUTORS AND AGENTS. 

Nepszinhaz ut. 21, 



Orion, Filmfabrik u. Verkehrs A.G. VIII., Rokk 

Szilard ut. 8, Budapest. 
Paramount Filmvertriebs A.G., Rakoczi ut. 59, 

Budapest. 
Phoebuzs-Film A.G. VII., Erzsebet-korut 8 , 

Budapest. 
Radius-Filmindustrie A.G., Rakoczi utca 36, 

Budapest. 
Stylus Fiimind A.G., Erzsebet-korut 4, Budapest, 

VII. 
Ufa-Film A.G., Kolcsev utca 4, Budapest. 
Ungar-Holland, Kultur WirtschaftI A.G., Ulloi- 

ut. 4, Budapest. 
Universal-FilmA.G. , Nepszinhaz ut. 2 1, Budapest. 
Warner Bros. First National Vitaphone Pict. 

A.G., Erzsebet-korut 9-11, Budapest VII. 

MANUFACTURERS AND AGENTS OF KINEMA ACCESSORIES. 



Alfa-Filmfabrik u Photolaboratorium, Thokoly- 

ut. 67, Budapest VIII. 
Danubius Kinoindustrie A.G., Jozsef korut 

31b, Budapest. 
Gamman, Fabrikfurfeinmechanische Maschinen 

und ApparateA.G., Fehervariut. 73, Budapest. 



Kruppka-Filkopieranstatt, Jozsef korut 71 
Budapest. 

Kovacs es Faludi, Filmlaboratorium, Gyarmat 

ut. 37, Budapest. 

KINEMA TRADE PUBLICATIONS. 

Kepes Mozivilag, Erzsebet-korut 45, Budapest. m,-,,-, mat! «c piiim n,,i„„„ „t ■,t t3„.^,„„-* 
Magyar Filmkurir, Rakoczi-ter 17, Budapest. '^^^^' "«' «S FUm, Dohany ut. 71. Budapest. 

TRADE SOCIETIES. 



M.M.O.E., Erzsebet korut, 43, Budapest. 



O.m.m.e., Erzsebet korut, Palais Royal, Buda- 
pest. 



Italy. 



Stabilimenti " Cines " 

Stefano Pittaluga), Via Vejo 51, Rome 

Ente Nazionale Per La Cinematografia, ' 

Vittorio Veneto 7, Rome. 



PRINCIPAL FILM PRODUCERS. 

(Propr. Soc. An. Istituto Nazionale Luce, Via della Stamperia, 



BOLOGNA. 

Soc. An. Stefano Pittaluga, Via Galliera 62. 

Artisti Associati, Via Galliera 66B. 

Borelli, A., Viale Pietramellare 31. 

Film Emilia, Via Rizzoli 3. 

Lanzarini Film, Via Galliera 18. 

Milanesi Aristide, Via Milazzo 8. 

Regan Enrico, Via Galliera 55. 

Soc. An. Unione Film, Via Galliera 89. 

FLORENCE. 
Soc. An. Stefano Pittaluga, Via Martelli 4. 
Soc. An. FiimisslRia, \ia S. .-^ntonino 8. 
Firenze Film, Via Panzani 20. 
Sind. Cinem. Toscano, Piazza Donati 2. 
Soc. An. Moretto, Via dell' Ariento. 

GENOA. 
Soc. An. Stefano Pittaluga, Via Ugo Foscolo 4. 
Agenzia Noleggio Inter., Galleria Mazzini 7. 
A.L.P.I.C, Via XX Settembre 7. 
Fiasella Film, Via Domenico Fiasella 24. 
Soc. An. Film Internazionali, Via Cairoli 12. 

MILAN. 
Soc. An. Stefano Pittaluga, Via Privata 
Cesare Mangili i. 



Rome 
Soc. An.TitanusFilm, Piazza Goldoni 44, Rome. 
Soc. An. Titanus Film, Via S. Brigida 16, Napoli. 
Quirinus Film, Circonvallazione Appia, Rome. 

RENTERS AND MONOPOLISTS, 

S.A.C.I.A., Via Bigli 22. 

Agenzia Cinem. Ital., Via B. Cavalieri 4. 

Agenzia Cinem. Noleggio Film, Galleria de 
Cristoforis 6. 

Ambrosiana Film Via S. Gregorio 24. 

Boraldi Mariani Film, Via Zarotto 2. 

Bosia Film, Corso Vittorio Emanuele 21. 

Brovelli Mario, Corso Venezia 13. 

Brundus Film, Via Senato 8. 

Cinedramma, Via S. Dalmazio 5. 

Commercial Film, Via Senate 8A. 

Corti Guido & Co., Via Rovello 6. 

Croce Adolf 0, Via .Mascheroni 15. 

Excellent Pictures Corp., Corso Venezia 7. 

Ferrari Comm. Mario, Viale Bianca Maria 21. 

Felix Film, Via Carlo Alberto 4. 

Kismet, Via Ladino 37. 

Natura Film, Via S. Paolo 9. 

Rebua Virginio, Via Monte Napoleone 28. 

Regina Film, \ia Manzoni 31. 

Soc. An. Giuseppe Leoni, Via Settala 6. 

Soc. An. Tordini, Corso Venezia 56. 

Soc. An. Grandi Film Indipendenti, Corso Venezia 

56. 
Star Film Co. S.A., Via Carlo de Cesari 29. 



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NAPLES. 
CalaldO Nicola, Via Incoronato 1 6. 
Soc. An. Stefano Pittaluga, Via Armando 

Diaz 6i. 
De Pascale Luigi, Via Cimarosa al Vomero. 
Lombardo Film, Via Calzolai da la Corsea 3. 
Perfecta Film, Piazza Nicola Amore 14. 
Parlato Francesco, Via Baglivo 5. 
Razzi Francesco, Via S. Felice 33. 
Sind. Cinem., Via Polacchi 69. 

PALERMO. 
Ballotta Bacchi Salvatore, Via Alloro 105. 
Broggi Isidoro, Via Maqueda 260. 
Commercial Film, Via Caltanisetta 40 . 
Soc. An. stefano Pittaluga, Via Emerico 

Amari 132. 

ROME. 
Soc. An. Stefano Pittaluga, Via Viminale 43. 
Bonetti Fernando, Via Firenze 47. 
Casein Arnaldo, Via Piave 8. 
Consorzio, E. I. A., Via del Tritone 210. 
Dorica Film, Via XXSettembre 98. 
E.F.A., Via Cavour 247. 
Lombardo Gustavo, Via Fontanella Borghese 48. 
Protti Cav, Gino, Via Cavour 247. 
S.A.I.D., Via Aureliana 12. 
Super Film, Via Cavour 256. 
Suvini Zerboni, Via della Mercede 11. 
tecno Commercio Film, Via Napoli 64. 



TURIN. 

Soc. An. Stefano Pittaluga (General Direction 
— Via Luisa del Carretto), Via Arcivescovado 
18. 

Soc. An. F.A.C.E., Via Bellini 3. 

Agliardi A., Via Botero 18. 

Bauer Film, Via Ponza 2. 

Cervino Film, Via S. Teresa 12. 

industria Cinem., Piazza Castello 23. 

Recanati Luigi, Via Pio Quinto 3. 

Torino Film, Via Lagrange 29. 

TRIESTE. 

Galileo Film & Zotter, Via Zonta 5. 
Labertera Film, Corso Vittorio Emanuele. 
SimonettI Film, Via S. Nicolo 4. 
Soc. An. Stefano Pittaluga, Via Francesco 
Crispi 4. 

VENICE. 

Soc. An. Stefano Pittaluga, Calle Benzon 

39-32. 
Corti GuidO, Riva del Carbon. 
San Marco Film, S. Maria del Giglio. 

TRIPOLI. 
Aula Vittorio, Suk el Magiara 57. 
Muzi F., Sciara Riccardo 19. 
S.P.A.R.T., Rodino Salinos. 



FILM PRINTERS. 
Ars Stampa, Via Saturntana 4, Rome. Fototecnica Borsa e Guerrieri, Via Artisti 19, 

Brunero Armando, Viale Aventino 32, Rome, Turin. 

Cinefotostampa, Milan. La Positiva, Via Luisa del Carretto, Turin. 

Ettore Catalucci, Via Nomentana loi, Rome. S.A.C.I., Via Vejo -^4, Rome. 

Fotocinema, Via Flaminia 445, Rome Tecnostampa, Via Albalonga 8, Rome. 

FOREIGN REPRESENTATIVES AND HOUSES. 
AAfa Film-Berlin, Via Torino 98, Rome. Fox Film Corp. S.A.I., Via XX Settembre 58, 

Artisti Associati, Via Quirinale 22, Rome. u?*"^!-,.. „ -•■ -i- tw i.t u 

' Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Film, Via IV Novembre 

Films Paramount S.A.I., Via Magenta S, Rome. 149, Rome. 

TRADE PAPERS. 



II Cinematografo, Via Lazio 9, Rome. 

L'ECO Del Cinema, Via Antonino 8, Firenze. 

Cinema Italiano, Via Palermo 8, Rome. 

Corriere Del Cinematografo, Via Pio Quinto 
17, Turin. 

La Vita Cinematografica, Via Pio Quinto 1 7, 
Turi 



La Rivista Cinematografica, Via dell'Ospeda 

4 b is. 
Cinem a Teatro, Via in Arcione 71, Rome. 
Cine MondO, Via Principe Oddone 20, Turin. 
Rivista Italiana Di Cine-Tecnica, Corso 

L'mberto 1° 255, Rome. 
Lo Spettacolo Italiano, Via Tirso 92, Rome. 
International Review of Educational Cinema. 

tography, Via Lazzaro Spal anzanii, Rome_ 



Jugoslavia. 

FILM PRODUCERS. 

Adria^National Film Co., Kosovska 53, Belgrade. Bosna d.d. za filmsku Industriju, Boskovicev 
Artistic-Film, Decanska 23, Beograd. ul. 40, Zagreb. 

RENTERS, DISTRIBUTORS AND AGENTS. 



Apollo-Projectograph A.G., Novisad. 
Aurora-Film, Senoina ulica 6, Zagreb. 
Avala-Film, Gjorgjiceva 3, Zagreb. 
Bosna, zavod za filmsku industriju, Boskoviceva 

ul. 40, Z-agreb. 
Europa-Film, Preradoviceva 40, Zagreb. 
Fox-Film, C. -ulica 2, Zagreb. 
Jugoslavische Pan-Film A.G., Starcevicev trg. 

II, Zagreb. 
Kronstein Josef, Decanska ul 7, Beograd 
A. Lichtscheindl, Mlinareska Cesta 11, Zagreb, 

Wrtriebstelle der Paramount. 



Metro-Goldwyn Pejacevicev trg. 17, Zagreb. 
Monopol-Film, zavod R. Mossinger, Pejacevicev. 

trg 19. Zagreb. 

Orient-Film A.G., Ciril Metoda trg. 19, Subotica 

Rosa-Film, Skopljanska i8a I, Belgrade. 

Dr. Schwarzi drug, Ufa-Films, Boskoviceva ul. 

8, Zagreb. 

Starfilm. Mazuranicev trg 2a, Zagreb. 
Universal Film Corp., Preradoviceva ul. 4, 

Zagreb. 



MANUFACTURERS AND AGENTS OF KINEMA ACCESSORIES. 

Artistic Film, Decanska 23, Beograd. 

Bosna d.d. za filsku industriju, Kopieranstalt Orient-Film A.G., Ciril Metoda trg. 19, Subotica. 

Boskoviceva ul. 40, Zagreb. 
TRADE SOCIETY ; Savezbioskopa KraljevineSrba, Hrvatai Slovenaca,Samostanskov 3, Zagreb. 



Foreii/n and Colonial Trade Direct or v. 



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New Zealand. 

PRODUCERS, DISTRIBUTORS, Etc. 



British Film Service, 45A, Courtenay place, 

Wellington. 
Celebrity Pictures, National Bank Building, 97, 

Courtenay Place, Wellington. 
Cinema Art Films (Aust. & N.Z.), Ltd., 129-131, 

Albert Street, Auckland ; and 2, Marjoribanks 

Street, Wellington. 
De Forest Phonofilms, 21, Grey Street, Wel- 
lington. 
Famous-Lasky Film Service (N.Z.), Ltd., 129- 

131, Albert Street, Auckland ; and 87, Cuba 

Street, Wellington. 
Filmcraft, Ltd., Miramar, Wellington. 
Greater Australasian Films (N.Z.), Ltd., 7-11, 

Di.xon Street, Wellington. 
Hayward, Rudall C, Lomond Street, Takapuna, 

Auckland. 
Film Exchanges Association (N.Z.), inc., 87, 

Cuba Street, Wellington. 
First National Pictures Australasia, Ltd., 7-11, 

Di.xon Street, Wellington. 
Fox Film Corpn. (Australia), Ltd., 129-13 1, 



A'bert Street, Auckland ; and 55, Courtenay 
Place, Wellington. 

Metro-Goldwyn Film (N.Z.), Ltd., 1-5, Wood- 
ward street, Wellington. 

Mutual Films, Levy Building, Courtenay 
Place, Wellington. 

N.Z. Motion Pictures Exhibitors' Assn., Inc., 
National Bank Building, Courtenay Place, 
Wellington. 

N.Z. Radio Films, Ltd., 36, Wyndham Street, 
Auckland. 

R.K.O. Pictures, National Bank Building, 97, 
Courtenay Place, Wellington. 

United Artists Films, 55, Courtenay Place, 
Wellington. 

Universal Pictures Corpn., Film Distributors, 
45A, Courtenay Place, Wellington. 

Vinsen, J. S., 45A, Courtenay Place, Wellington. 

Waterworths, Ltd., 216, Lambton Quay, Welling- 
ton ; and 705, Colombo Street, Christchurch. 

W. R. Kembatl Theatres, Ltd., 15, Courtenay 
Chambers, Courtenay Place, Wellington. 



Norway. 



FILM RENTERS. 
Kommunernes Filmscentral, Tollbodgaten 35, 

Oslo. 
A/8 Fotorama, Oslo. 



MATERIAL AND ACCESSORIES. 
Kommunernes Filmscentral, Tollbodgaten 35, 

Oslo. 
J. L. Nerlien A/S, Oslo. 



Poland. 



Al 



Horosfilm, G.m.b.H., 

Warszawa. 
Leo-Film, Nowy Swiat 39, Warsaw. 



FILM PRODUCERS. 

Jerozolimska 31, KliO-Film, Sp.Z.Ogr.Odp., Hoza 39, Warsaw. 



R. P. Film,sp.Z.ogr.odp., Burakowska 9, Warsaw 



RENTERS, DISTRIBUTORS AND AGENTS. 



Dom Handlowy Estelilm, Marsznlkowska 112, 

Warsaw. 
Enhafilm, sp.Z.Ogr.odp., .Marszalkowska 125, 

Warsaw. 
Feniks-Film, Wielka 5, Warsaw. 
Fortuna-Film, Marszalkowska 95, Warsaw. 
Fox-Film, Towarzystwo, sp.z.ogr.odp., Wierz- 

bowa 7, Warsaw. 
Francopol-Film, sp.z.ogr.odp., Al Jerosolimska 

43, Warszawa. 
Gaumont-Film, Wspolna 47, Warsaw. 
Gloria-Film, sp.Z.ogr.Odp., Marszalkowska 119, 

Warsaw. 
Kolos-Film, sp.z.ogr.odp., Marszalkowska 132, 

Warsaw. 
Lechfilma, sp.z.ogr.odp., Ossolinskich i, Warsaw. 

KINEMA TRADE PUBLICATION :— Kino 
TRADE 

Filmindustriellen Verband Poleus, Sienna 32, 
Warsaw. 



Lux, Przemysl Kinematograficzny S.A., Jasuo 

24, Warsaw. 
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Marszalkowska 96, 

Warszawa. 
Muzafilm, V^ iiok 23, Warsaw. 
Paramount-Film sp.z.ogr.odp.,Sienna 4, Warsaw. 
Petef, Powszechne Towarzystwo Filmowe S.A., 

Widok 10, Warsaw. 
Polonjafilm, Sienna 14, Warsaw. 
Slinks, Biuro kinematograficzne, S-ta Krzyskov 

35, Warsaw. 
Stariilm, sp.z.ogr.odp., Marszalkowska 125 

Warszawa. 
United-Film, Marszalkowska iii, Warsaw. 
Universal Pictures Corp., Al Jerozolimskie 35, 

Warsaw. 

dia wszystkich, Wierzbowa 7, Warsaw. 
ASSOCIATIONS. 

Verband der Kinobesitzer, Wierzbowa 7, Warsaw. 



Roumania. 

FILM PRODUCERS. 



F.J.R. Film, Strada Latina 10, Bucarest. 

J. F. (Industria de Filme, Maximilian ObJsr), 

Strada S&ntilor 55, Bucarest. 



Soremar-Film, Strada Baterulor 22, Bucarest. 



RENTERS, DISTRIBUTORS AND AGENTS. 
Astra Cinegralica, Calea Victoriei, Bucarest Dorian-Film, S.A., Bulevardul Elisabeta 



Artistic Film, Strada Doamnei 10, Bucarest. 
Arta Filme, Cal. Mosilor 133, Bucarest. 
Astoria-Film, Bulevardul Maria H, Bucarest. 
Clipa Film, Calea Grivitei 131, Bucarest 



Bucarest. 

Fox-Film, Str. Cobalcescu 23, Bucarest. 
Gaumont Leon, Bulevardul Elisabeta 

Bucarest. 



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The Kinematograph Year Book. 



General Film.Calea Victoriei 1 7, Biicarest. 
Lascaridis, C, Cal. Mosilor 65, Bucarest. 
Lux-Film, Strada Sarindar 16, Bucarest. 
Metro Goldwyn, S.A.R., Bulevardul Domnitei 3, 

Bucarest. 
Oer-Film, M. Segall, Bulevardul Elisabeta 9, 

" Ufa," Bucarest. 
Mercur-Film, Str. Teilor 12, Bucarest. 
Panfilm, Str. St. Apostoli 3, Bucarest. 



aingyay, Dr. N., Bulevardul Elisabetsa ga 
Bucarest. 
Re;al Film, Str. R. P^nca 2 nearest. 
S.A.R.P., I.e., StradaBucesti g ■ 11 carest. 
Sessler-Fllm, Galea Mosilor 82, Bucarest. 
Standard Film, Strada Lipscani 29, Bucarest. 
Thalia-Film, Bulevardul Carol 9, Bucarest. 
Universal Film Bulevardul Elisabeta 8, Bucarest. 
Victoria Film, Strada Decebal 8-10, Bucarest. 
Voita-Film, Strada Oituz 2, Bucarest. 



MANUFACTURERS AND AGENTS OF KINEMA ACCESSORIES. 

Basil J. & Cie., Strada Griselini 1, Temes\ ar. Projekter, Consortium, Stefan L. Scherer, Strad 

Bertofilm, Strada Ghiba Birta 40, Arad. ^ t, t, ^ 

Gibson B. James, Strada G.O. Cantacuzino 74, Kaureau 5 B, Bucarest. 

Bucarest. " Walpeco," Cas. post. 69, Bucarest. 

KINEMA TRADE PUBLICATION ;— Cinema, Bulevardul Elisabeta 14, Bucarest. 

TRADE SOCIETIES AND ASSOCIATIONS. 
Uniunea Caselor de Filme, Galea Victoriei 60, Uniunea Cinematografilor in Romania, Gale 

V^ictoriei 48, Bucarest. 



Bucarest. 



Spain. 



FILM BUYERS AND RENTERS. 



BARCELONA. 



Allied Artists, Rambla Cataluna 62. 

Jose M. Bosch, Plaza Buensuceso 3. 

Balari y Simo, Commercial Films, Aragon 249. 

Julio Cesar S.A., ,\ragon 21 5. 

Cinaes (Compania Cinematografica National 

Espanola) Consejo de Ciento 290, Lavetana 

53- 
Cinematografica Astrea, Rambla Canaletas 6. 
Cinematografica Verdaguer, Consejo de Ciento 

290. 
Jaime Costa, Consejo de Ciento 317. 
Emerita Films, Rambla Flores 25. 
Exclusivas Diana, Rosellon 210. 
Exclusivas Perello, Aragon 252. 
L. Gaumont, Pateo de Gracia 56. 
Goldwyn Films Corporation (Metro-Goldwyn- 

Meyer) Mallorca 220. 
Importaciones Cinematograficas, Aragon 253. 
EduardO Gurt, Rambla Cataluna 62. 
Hispano American Films S.A. (Universal) 

Valencia 233. 
Hispano Fox Films, S.A.E., Valencia 280. 
S. Huguet, Provenza 292. 
International Films, Valencia 278. 
Mundial Films, Mallorca 209. 
M. de Miguel, Consejo de Ciento 292. 
Non Plus Ultra Films, Rambla Cataluna 109. 
Paramount Films, Paseo de Gracia 91. 
Principe Films, Aragon 225. 
F. Trian S. en C., Consejo de Ciento 261. 
Seleccine, 8.A., Paseo de Gracia 91. 
U.F.A., Balmes 7g. 
Vilaseca y Ledesma, Via Layetana, 53. 



MADRID. 

Atiantida S.A., Belen ?. 

British International Pictures, Ltd., Antonio 

Maura, 16. 
Cinematografica Iberica S.A., Belen 3. 
CartagO Film, Avenida Pi y Margall 5., 
Cia. Cinematografica Hispano Portugeesa, Isabel 

la Catolica 19. 
Enrique de Castro, Serrano 29. 
Ernest Gonzalez, Plaza del Progreso 2. 
Film Espanola, General Portier 93. 
Gran Empresa Sagarra, Plaza de Isabel 11. ' 
Gonzalo Espinosa, Sagasta 20. 
Juan Figuera, Echegaray 27, 
Juan Fuster, Joaquin 2. 
Notario y Del Cierro, Los Madrazo 22. 
Serna y Martinez, Pelayo 6. 

FILM MANUFACTURERS AND PRINTERS. 
BARCELONA. 

Artes Cinematograficas, Camelias 39. 

Manufacturas Cinematograficas Palet, Asturias 7 

Jose M. Bosch, Plaza Buensuceso 3. 

Trilla S.A., los-ioQ. Industriia. 

RicardO-de Banos, Bertran 12. 

A Fontanals Sala, Carretera de Sans 106. 

CInefotO, Rosellon 242. 

' MADRID. 

Armando Pou, Fuen^arral 138. 

Atiantida S.A., Belen 3. 

Film Espanola, General Portier 93. • 

Goya Film, Echegaray 27. 

Oscar Hornemann, Conde de Romanones 12. 



Sweden. 



FILM RENTERS AND PRODUCERS. 

Europa Film, Drottninggatan 10, Stockholm. 
Sverges Biografsgares Distributionsbyra (S.B.D.), 

Kungsgatan 29, Stockholm. 
Fribergs Filmbyra, Mastersamuelsgatan yi, 

Stockholm. 
Nationalfilm, David Bagares gata 7, Stockholm. 
Oscar Rosenbergs Filmbyra, Kungsgatan 27, 

Stockholm. 
Scaniafilm Malmo, Stockholm. 
Svansk Filmindustri, Kungsgatan 36, Stockholm. 
Victoriafilm, Birgerjarlsgatan 12, Stockholm. 



MATERIAL AND ACCESSORIES. 

O. Bokman, Drottninggatan 8ia, Stockholm. 

Ing. Ernst Dittmer. BJografkonsulent, Kungs- 
gatan 65, Stockholm. 

Otto Sjostcn, Goteborg, Olivedalsgatan 19, 
Stockholm. 

Skandinaviska Kinematograffabriken kontor 
OCh fabrik, Kungsgatan 29, Stockholm. 

Axel Ohiander, Klarabergsg 58, Stockholm. 

Ingenjorsfirman Ernst Dittmer, Kungsgatan 63, 
Stockholm. 

Skandinaviska Kinematograffabriken, Kungs- 
gatan 29, Stockholm. 

Axel Ohiander, Drottninggatan 50, Stockholm 



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FILM RENTERS. 

A. B. Fribergs Filmbyra, Mastersamuelsgatan 71, 
Stockholm. 

A.-B. Tullbergs Film, Kungsbroplan 3, Stock- 
holm. 

Svensk Filmindustri, A.-B. Filmuthyrningen, 
Kungsgatan 19, Stockholm. 

A. B. Svensk Filtnindustris avdelning for skol- 
film m.m., Mastersamuelsgat 31, I. Mamnaii- 
rop, Svensk Filmindustri, Stockholm. 

A. B. VJCtorJafilm, Birgerjarlsgatan 12, Stock- 
holm. 

Baltic-Film A. B., Sveavagen 52, Stockholm. 



Continentalfiim, Sveavagen 21-23, Stockholm, 

Ewefilm. E. Wahlstrom, Kungsgatan 33, VIII. 
(Sodra Kungst.), Stockholm. 

Oscar Rosenbergs Filmbyra, Kungsg. 29, 4 tr., 
Stockholm. 

Sotus Berg Film, Kmigs. 29, 9 tr., Stockholm. 

Sv. Biografernas Forening U.P.A. Filmdistri- 
butionen, David Bagaresgata 7, i tr. o.g., 
Stockholm. 

Terra-Film Company, Kungsgat. 29, 6 tr., Stock- 
holm. 

S. Popert, Regeringsgatan 27-29, Stockholm. 

Sv. Filmexport A.B., Apelbergsgatan 50, Stock- 
holm. 



Switzerland. 



Ad Astra-Aero, Schweiz. 
Zurich. 

Alpenfjlm A.-G., Villarss /Glane. 
Artes-Film, Galeries St. Francois, Lausanne. 
Eos-Film, Reichensteinerstr. 14, Basle. 

Helvetia Film A.-G., Berne. 



FILM PRODUCERS. 

Luftverkehrs A.-G, Office Cinematographique S.A., Rue du Midi 15 

Lausanne. 
Praesens-Film A. G., Weinbergstr. 11, Zurich 
Schweiz, Schul & Volkskino, Berna. 
Cine-Phono A.-G. vormals Joseph Lang, Wein 

bergstr, 31, Zurich. 
Johan Studer, Mezenerweg 8 & 10, Berne. 
Turicia-Film A.-G., Stampfenbachstr 57, Zurich 



RENTERS, DlSTRIBUrOJtS AND AGENTS. 



Nordisk-Films Co., A.-G. Bahnhofquai 7, Ziirich. 
Office Cinematographique, Rue du Midi 15, 

Lausanne. 
Pandora Film S. A., Rue du Marche 9, Geneva. 
Praesens-Film, Weinbergstr. 11, Zurich. 
Prometheus-Film A.-G., Limmatquai 34, Zurich 
Rob. Rosenthal (Eos-Film ; Paramount Film), 

Reichensteinerstr. 14, Basle. 
Schultz W., Rue du Marche 9, Geneva. 
Schweiz, Schul & Volkskino, Bahnhofplatz 7, 

Berne. 
Cine-Phono A.-G., vormals, Joseph Lang, 

Weinbergstr. 37, Zurich. 
Star-Film (Ernst Isenrich) Zuchwillerstr. 

Solothurn. 
Ste. Suiss des Films P.D.C., Passage des lions 6, 

Geneva. 

OF KINEMA ACCESSORIES. 
Just, R., Photomontierung, N. Beckenhofstrass 

42, Zurich. 
Bouche Marcel, cartonnages, Rue du Commerce 

5, Geneva. 
Meidinger & Cie., Elektro Motoren, Maiengasse 

Basle. 
Office cinematographique. Rue du Midi 15, 

Lausanne. 
Cschwald, Alfred, Kino-Reparaturen, 

Stampienbachstr 67, Zurich. 
Osram, A.-G., Sotmenquai 3, Ziirich. 
Praesensfilm (Reklame und industrielleFilme), 

Weinbergstrasse 11, Zurich. 
Ritter & Uhlmann, Clarastrasse 5, Basle. 
Schweiz, Schul & Volkskino, Bahnhofplatz 7, 

Berne. 
Sicli, Extinctcurs, Rue Petitot 4, Geneva. 
Siemens-Schuckertwerke G.m.b.H., Lowen- 

strasse, Zurich. 
Cine-Phono A.-G. vormals Joseph Lang, 

Weinbergstr, 31, Zurich 
Uva-Chrom, Diapositive.,BieI. 

PUBLICATIONS. 
Schweizer Cinema Suisse, organe officiel de 

I'association cinematographique Suisse, Mon- 

treux. 
Vada Mecum, Abenda do poche, edite par 

Schweizer Cinema Suisse, Montreux. 

TRADE SOCIETIES. 
Association Cinematographique Suisse, Wein. Association des Loueurs de Films Suisse, En- 

singerstr. 22, Berne, 
bergstr. 31, Zurich. Gimmi & Cie, Sommerau. 



Alpenfilm A.-G. Neptunstr. 97 (Alpen&lm 

Fribourg), Zurich. 
United Artists, R. De la Confeder 3, Geneva. 
Bourquin, Rue Rothschild II, Geneva. 
Burkhardt-Films, Grabenhof 4-6, Lucerne. 
Cine Films S. A., Amthausgasse i, Berne. 
Elite-Films S. A., Rue du Commerce 9, Geneva. 
Emelka Filmgesellschaft, Lowenstr. 55, Ziirich. 
Etna Co. A.-G., .Moosstr 4, Lucerne. 
Film Artes, Galeries St. Francois, Lausanne. 
Fox-Film, Rue de la Croix d'Or 12, Geneva. 
Leo-Film, Stampfenbachstr. 6g, Zurich. 
IVIetro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Bd. du Theatre 12. 

Geneva. 
Monopol-Films, S. A. Todistr. 6r, Ziirich. 
Monopole Pathe-Films, Rue de la Rotisserie 4, 

Geneva. 

MANUFACTURERS AND AGENTS 
Aksa, A.-G., Rennweg 35, Ziirich. 
Alpenfilm (Reise-Kinos und Apparate) Streu- 

listr. 66, Ziirich. 
Kahn Berthold, Kinostuhle (Thonet-Kohn), 

Leonhardsgraben 10-14, Basle. 
Compagnie Bol. app cinemat, R. du Leopard, 

Acacias-Geneva. 
Eos-Film (Aufnahmen, Filmtitel, Reichenstein- 
erstr. 14, Basle. 
Emch A., Pianos electriques, Av. du Kursaal, 

Montreux. 
Donze Emile, Fauteuils (Lac de Boenne), 

Landeron. 
Ganz & Cie., Kinoapparate (Krupp-Ernemann 

Devry, etc.) Bahnhofstrasse 40, Zurich. 
Gimmi & Cie., Sommerau, Zurich. 
A. Hauser, Cliches, Steinweg 31, Berne. 
Hipleh Georges, Jr., Installation complete de 

cinemas. Avenue du Kursaal 10, Montreux. 
Kino & Film-Borse (Agence Suisse du Cinema), 

Avenue du Kursaal 10, Montreux. 
Kling Jenny, Kinoapparate, Freiestrasse 105, 

Basle. 

KINEMA TRADE 

Cine Programme, Odite par le Schweizer Cinema 
Suisse, .Montreux. 



Revue Suisse du Cinema, 

Lausanne. 



II Rue du Midi, 



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Turkey (Stamboul). 

FILM-PRODUCER :— Kemal-Film, Sirkedji Palace, Stamboul. 
HalM Kiamil Film, Stambul-Beyoglu, Missir Appartemeilt. 
RENTERS, DISTRIBUTORS AN D AQENTS. 
Cine "Opera," Grand rue, Pera. Hail! Kiamil Film, Grand rue, Missir Apparte 

" Ditque-Film," Ada!et Han, Galata. „'?'^"'' Yr^- „ „. . 

Fox-Film Corp., Istiklal Cadessi 403, Stambul- Metro-Goldwyn-IWayer Missir Han, Stambul- 
p, , Bevoglu. 

BeyogUL T. Spyrides (Socicte Gaumont), Bereket Han, 

A de HubSCh, Tunnel Han, Galata. Galata. 

Ipekdji Freres, Grand rue. Cine iMelek, Pera. " Tsranto " (Xest.! Film, Taxim, Cine " Magic," 

" Kemal-Film," Sirkedji Palace, Stamboul. Pera. 

MANUFACTURERS AND AGENTS OF KINEMA ACCESSORIES. 
IpeXdji Freres, Bon Marche de Salonique, Jack Rottenberg, Dilsiz Zad6 Han, Stamboul. 

Grand rue, Cine Melck. Pera. e t«/-:_i..— /«:— *.....>.t r- j 

Magasin " Lumiere," Grand rue, Plare de «• Weinberg (Cine-Apparate), Grand 

Tunnel, Ptra. rue 162, Pera. 

KINEMA TRADE PUBLICATION. 
Cine Operra, Stamboul. 

Union of South Africa. 

African Film Productions, Ltd., Box 2787, African Films, Ltd., Box 701, Cape Town. 

Johannesburg. Kinemas, Ltd., 11 5-1 23, Locarno House, Loveday 

African Films, Ltd., Box 4552, Johannesburg. Street, Johannesburg. 

United States of America (New York). 

FILM COMPANIES. 

Aywon Pictures Corp., 729, Seventh Avenue. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp., 1540, Broadway. 

Bray Prod., 729, Seventh Avenue. Paramount Famous Lasky Corp., 1 501, Broadway 

- ;, ,-1 f, , . Pathe Exchange Inc., 35, West 45th street. 

Castle Films, 729, Seventh Avenue. Photocolour Corp., 729, Seventh Avenue. 

Chesterfield Productions, 1540, Broadway. Radio Pictures (R.K.O.), 1560, Broadway. 

Columbia Pictures Corp., 729 Seventh Avenue. Rayart Pictures uorp., 723, Seventh Avenue. 

Educational Pictures, 1501, Broadway. Richmouni Pictures, 723, Seventh Avenue. 

Excellent Pictures Corp., 729, Sexmih Avenue. Sono- Art— World Wide, 130, West 46th 
First Division Pictures, 630, Ninth Avenue. Street. 

First National Pictures, 321, West 44th Street. Tiffany Productions, 729, Seventh Avenue. 

Fitzpatrick Pictures, inc., 72c,, Seventh Avenue. United Artists Corporation, 729, Seventh Avenue. 

Fox Film Corpoiation, 850, Tenth Avenue. Universal Pictures Corp., 730, Fitth A\enue. 

Edward L. Klein Corp., 6, East 45th Street. Warner Bros., Corp., 321, West 44th Street. 

Nat Levine, id^o, Broadway. Weiss Brothers Pictures Corp., 729, Seventh 
Loews Inc., 1540, Broadway, Avenue. 

TRADE JOURNALS 

DailyScreenworld, 6713, Sunset Boulevard, Holly- Harrison's r.epcr's, 1440, Broadway, Niw 

wood, California. \oik Citv. 

Exhibitors' Daily Review, 25, West 43rd Street; Hollywood Filmograph, 6024, Hollywood Boule- 

New York City. vard, Holl>wcvod. 

Exhibitors' Herald and Moving Picture World, Motion Picture News, 729, Seventh Avenue 

407, South Dearborn Street, Chicago. New ^ork City. 

Film Curb, 224, Guaranty Building, Hollywood Motion Pictures To-day, 25, West 43rd Street 

Film Daily, 1650 Broadway, New York. New York City. 

Film Spectator, 6362, Hollywood Building Screen Press, 15?, East 42nd Street, New York. 

Hollywood. Variety, i,'i4. Wppi ^isib Street. New ^ oik City 

Film Mercury, 1524 J Cahutnga .'\v., Hollywood, Zits, 755, Seventh Avenue, \ew York 

California. 



Should you desire to BUY OR SELL 

It is impossible to deal better and safer than with the firm noted 

for giving satisfaction to all Clients. 

The Firm with practical experience in all Branches. 

NEVILLE & CHUfiCHILL, "" ■"" ViS^l"-:""' 

62, OXFORD STREET, LONDON, W.l. museum 5782. 



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Hydraulic Fire Curtain 
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Orchestra, Console, and 
Stage LiUs. 

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SPRINGFIELD RD., 
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The Films of 1930. 43 

Trade Shown Films of 1930 

Bi'itish films and films made in British Colonies denoted by an asterisk (*). 
Trade show date in brackets. F.T., Full Talking P.T. Part Talking ; 
Syn., Svnchronised accompaniment Songs, that the picture has a theme song 
or contains song numbers. The Kine. date given is that of the issue in which 
the review appeared. The length and release are as supplied by the renters. 
List covers all films reviewed in Kine. up to November 21th, 1930. 

The system of recording are indicated in brackets inmediately after the 
title of hhn. 

Abraham Lincoln. (F.T., W.E. Fihn) (Oct. 3.) Walter Huston, Una 
Merkel. 8,819 ft. U. " Kine." Oct. 9, 1930. Rel. date not fi-xed. 
United Artists. 

Acquitted. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (May 14.) Lloyd Hughes, 5,819 ft. A. 
" Kine." May iz, 1930. Rel. July 28, 1930. F.B.O. 

Adieu Mascotte. (Syn. Tobis.) (Nov. 6.) Lilian Harvey. 7,000 ff 
A. " Kine." Nov. 13, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Wardour. 

Adjutant of the Czar, The. (Mar. 13.) Ivan Mosjoukineand Carmen Boni. 
7,980 ft. U. " Kine." Mar. 20, 1930. Rel. May 12, 1930. W. & F. 

After Many Tears. (Feb. 7.) Harry Thompson and Nancy Kenyon. 
U. <>,i3o ft. " Ivine." Feb. 13, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. M.-G.-M. 

After the Fog. (F.T., R.C.A., F. & D.) (Apl. 24.) Mary Philbin. 
5,541 ft. A. ' Kine." May i, 1930. Rel. Aug. 18, 1930. Wardour. 

Age of Seventeen, The. (Dec. 19.) A. Schlettow. 6,300 ft. A. Rel. 
June 23, 1930. " Kine." Dec. 26, 1929. Pro Patria. 

Air Legion. (Dec. 6.) Antonio Moreno and Ben Lyon. 5,811 ft. U. 
Rel. Mar. 24, 1931. " Kine." Dec. 12, 1929. Butcher. 

*Alf's Button. (F.T., Brit. Acoustic Film.) (Mar. 24.) Tubby Edlin 
and Alf Goddard. 8,503 ft. U. " Kine." Mar. 27, 1930. Rel. .Sept. 22, 
1930. G.aumont. 

All Quiet on the Western Front. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (June 5.) Lewis 
Ayres, Louis Wolheim and John Wray. 13,035 ft. A. " Kine." June 12, 
1930. Rel. Feb. 9, 1931. Universal. 

*Almost a Honeymoon. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (Sept. 19.) Clifford 
Mollison and Dodo Watts. 9,016 ft. U. " Kine." Sept. 25, 1930. Rel. 
June 15, 1931. Wardour. 

Always Tell Auntie. (Feb. 19.) Carmen Boni and Gustav Frohlich. U. 
5,118 ft. " Kine." Feb. 27, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Ideal. 

Anarkali. (Jan. 20.) Sulochana. 10,594 ft. U. " Kine." Jan. 23, 

1930. Rel. Jan. 1930. Universal. 

Animal Crackers. (F.T., Songs., W.E. Film.) (Nov. 20.) Four Marx 
Bro. 8,674 ft. U. " Kine." Nov. 27, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. 

Anna Christie. (F.T.. W.E. Film.) (Apl. 4.) Greta Garbo, 8,147 ft. 
A. " Kine." Apr. 10, 1930. Rel. Oct. 13, 1930. M.-G.-M. 

Anybody's War. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Nov. 4.) Moran and Mack. 
ft. U. " Ivine." Oct. 23, 1^30 Rel. July 6, 1931. Paramount. 

Anybody's Woman. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Nov. 13.) Ruth Chatterton 
and Clive Brook. 7,270 ft. A. " Kine." Nov. 20, 1930. Rel. July 17, 

1931. Paramount. 

Amazing Vagabond, The. (June 26.) Bob Steele. 5,055 ft. U. 
■ Kine." July 3, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Ideal. 

Apache, The. (Mar. n.) Margaret Livingstone and Don Alvarado. 
6,200 ft. A. " Kine." Mar. 13, 1930. Rel. June 9, 1930. F.B.O. 

Applause. (F.T., Songs, W.E. Film.) (Mar. 25.) Helen Morgan. 
7,165 ft. A. " Kine." Mar. 27, 1930. Rel. Dec. 15, 1930. Paramount. 

Arizona Kid, The. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Mar. 23). Warner Baxter and 
]\Iona Maris. 7,980 ft. TJ. " Kine." May 29, 1930. Rel. Sept. 29, 1930. Fox. 

Around the Corner. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (June 13.) Charles Murray 
7 reels. A. " Kine." June 12, 1930. Rel. Dec. 22, 193b. W. & F. 



44 The Kinemato graph Year Book. 

Asking for Trouble. (Apl. 14.) Bob Steele. 6 reels. U. " Kine.- 
Apr. 17, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Ideal. 

*At the Villa Rose. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (Feb. 5.) Austin Trevor and 
Norah Baring. U. 9,010 ft. " Kine." Feb. 13, 1930. Rel. Apl. 28, 1930. 
Warner. 

Aviator, The. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (Jan. 31.) Edward Everett Horton 
and Patsy Ruth Miller. U. 8,754 ft. " Kine." Feb. 6, 1930. Rel. May 19, 
1930. Warner. 

Bachelor Girl, The. (P.T., W.E. Film.) (Jan. 2.) Jacqueline Logan and 
William Collier, Jnr. 5,932 ft. U. " Kine." Jan. 9, 1930. Rel. May 5, 
1930. Gaumont. 

Back from Shanghai. (July 8.) Vera Reynolds and Leonard St. Leo. 
4,600 ft. U. " Kine." July 10, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. U.K. 

Back Pay. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (July 4.) Corinne Grifiiths, 5,507 ft. 
A. " Kine." July 10, 1930. Rel. Dec. 22, 1930. F.N. P. h- 

Bad Man, The. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (Sept. 11.) Walter Huston^and 
I orothy Revier. 7,827 ft. U. " Kine." Sept. 25, 1930. Rel. date" not 
: xed. F.N.P. 

Bad One, The. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (May 14.) Dolores del Rio and 
Edmund Lowe. 6,873 ft. A. " Kine." May 22, 1930. Rel. Jan. 26, 1931. 
L NiTED Artists. 

*Balaclava. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (Apr. 14.) Cyril McLaglen, Benita 
Hume, and Alf. Goddard. 10,000 ft. U. " Kine." Apr. 17, 1930. Rel. 
. ov. 24, 1930. W. & F. 

Bar L Ranch. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Nov. 14.) Buttalo Bill, Jnr. 
5,400 ft. U. " Kine." Nov. 20, 1930. Rel. Filmophone. 

Battle of Paris, The. (F.T., Songs, W.E. Film). (Feb. 25.) Gertrude 
Lawrence. A. 6,434 ft. " Kine." Feb. 27, 1930. Rel. Nov. 10, 1930. 
Paramount. 

BeauBandit. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (May 16.) Rod la Rocque and Doris 
Kenyon. 6,174 ft. U. " Kine." May 22, 1930. Rel. Ideal. 

Behind Closed Doors. (Dec. 16.) Virginia Valli and Gaston Glass. 
6,350 ft. A. Rel. Mar. 17, 1930. " Kine." Dec. 19, 1929. F.B.O. 

Behind that Curtain. (Dec. 12.) Lois Moran and Warner Baxter. 
6,178 ft. A. Rel. Jan. 6, 1930. " Kine." Dec, 1929. Fox. 

Behind the Make-Up. (F.T. W.E. Film.) (Mar. 11.) Hal Skelly, 
William Powell, and Fay Wray. 6,287 ft. U. " Kine." Mar. 13, 1930. 
Rel. Dec. i, 1930. Paramount. 

*Bells of St. Mary's, The. (Jan. 23.) Tubby Phillips. 5,500 ft. U. 
" Kine." Jan. 30, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. J.-M.-G. 

Benson Murder Case, The. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (July i.) William 
Powell and William Boyd. 6,004 ft. A. " Kine." July 3, 1930. Rel. Mar. 
23, 1931. Paramount. 

Better Days. (Apr. 9.) Gaston Glass and Dorothy Devore. 6,000 ft. 
U. " Kine." Apr. 17, 1930. Rel. June 1930. A.P.D. 

Be Yourself. (F.T. Songs, W.E. Film.) (Mar. 20.) Fannie Brice and 
Robert Armstrong. 6,110 ft. A. " Ivine." Mar. 27, 1930. Rel. Dec. 15, 
1930. United Artists. 

Beyond the Law. (Mar. 31.) William Fairbanks and Ena Gregory. 5 
reels. U. " Kine." Apr. 3, 1930. Rel. Jan. 1931. Cavendish. 

Big Boy. (F.T. Songs., W.E. Disc.) (Sept. 9.) Al Jolson. 6,323 ft. 
U. " Kine." Sept. II, 1930. Rel. Apr. 27, 1931. Warner. 

Big Business (F.T. Songs, R.C.A. Film.) (Sept. 30.) Francis Dav, 
6,870 ft. U, " Kine." Oct. 2, 1930. Rel. Mar. 2, 1931. Fox. 

Big Diamond Robbery, The. (June 25). Tom Mix and Katherine 
McGuire. 6,022 ft. U. " Kine." July 3, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. 
Ideal. 

Big House, The. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Aug. 6.) Wallace Beery, Chester 
Morris, and Leila Hyams. 7,595 ft. A. " Kine." Aug. 14, 1930. Rel. Feb. 
16, 1931. M.-G.-M. 



The Films of 1930. 45 

Big Party, The. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (May 7.) Sue Carol and Dixie 
Lee. 6,199 ft. A. " Kine." May 15, 1930. Rel. Nov. i, 1930. Fox. 

Big Fight, The. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (Aug. 15.) Ralph Ince and Lola 
Lane. 6,344 ft. A. " Kine." Aug. 21, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. W. & F. 

Big Pond, The. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Aug. 14.) Maurice Chevalier and 
Claudette Colbert. 7,172 ft. U. " K^ine." Aug. 21, 1930. Rel. May 11, 
1931. Paramount. 

♦Birds of Prey. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (Nov. 18.) Robert Loraine, 
Dorothy Boyd and Fred Lawton. 8,837 ^^- A. " Kine." Nov. 27, 1930. 
Rel. June 15, 1931. Radio. 

Bishop Murder Case, The. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (Feb. 18.) Basil Rath- 
bone and Leila Hyams. A. 7,843 ft. " Kine." Feb. 20, 1930. Rel. Aug. 
4, 1930. M.-G.-M. 

*Blackhand Gang, The. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (Oct. 22.) Wee Georgie 
Wood. 5,758 ft. U. " Kine." Oct. 30, 1930. Rel. June 29, 1931. W. 

Blaze 0' Glory. (F.T., W.E., F. & D.) (Apr. 25.) Eddie Dowhng and 
Betty Compson. 7,509 ft. A. " Kine." May i, 1930. Rel. Aug. 11, 1930. 
Gaumont. 

Blue Angel, The. (F.T., Klangfilm.) (July 3.) Emil Jannings. 
9,358 ft. A. " Kine." July 10, 1930. Rel. Feb. 16, 1931. Wardour. 

Blue Moon, The, (Feb. 6.) Pell Trenton. U. 4,773 ft. " Kine." 
Feb. 13, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Equity. 

Blue Waltz, The. (Mar. 3.) Liane Haid and Fred Louis Lerch. 6,200 
ft. U. " Kine." Mar. 6, 1930. Rel. July 28, 1930. W. & F. 

*BIu£E. (May 28.) Lewis Willoughby and Marjorie Hume. 5,400 ft. 
A. " Kine." June 5, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Benstead. 

Bonds of Honour. (July 7.) Renee Heribel and Lucien Dalsace. 
5,163 ft. A. " Kine." July 10, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Wardour. 

Border Legion, The. (F.T.W.E. Film.) (Sept. 23). Jack Holt and 
Richard Arlen. 5,934 ft. U. " Kine." Sept. 25, 1930. Rel. June 15, 1931. 
Paramount. 

Border Romance. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (July 29.) Armida and Don 
Terry. 6 reels. XJ. " Kine." July 31, 1930. Rel. Dec. 8, 1930. Gaumont. 

Bottom of the World, The. (Syn., R.C.A. Film.) (Nov. 14.) 7,142 ft. 
U. " Kine." Nov. 20, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Ideal. 

*Brat, The. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (May 28.) Betty Balfour and Alf 
Goddard. 7,589 ft. U. " Kine." June 5, 1930. Rel. Mar. H, 193L 
United Artists. 

Bride Number 68. (P.T., Tobis Film.) (April 8.) Conrad Veidt, Elga 
Brink and Clifford McLaglen. 10,368 ft. -A. " Kine." April 10, 1930. 
Rel. date not fixed. W. & F. 

Bright Lights. (F.T., Songs, W.E. Disc.) (Oct. 16.) Dorothy Mackaill, 
6,330 ft. A. " Kine." Oct. 23, 1930. Rel. April 6, 1931. F.N. P. 

Broadway Bride, A. (April 3.) Pauline Garon and Allan Simpson. 
4,960 ft. A. " Kine." April 10, 1930. Rel. June 30, 1930. Butcher. 

Broadway Fever. (Jan. 9 ) Sally O'Neill. 5,544 ft. U. " Kine." 
Jan. 16, 1930. Rel. June 13, 1930. Tiffany. 

Broadway Scandals. (F.T. Songs, W.E. Film.) (Dec. 17.) Sally 
O'Neill, 6,891 ft. A. " Kine." Dec. 19, 1929. Rel. June 16, 1930. W. & F. 

Broken Barriers. (May g.) Helen Costello and Gaston Glass. 5,129 ft. 
A. " Kine." May 15, 1930. Rel. July. 14, 1^30. Butcher. 

Brotherhood of Death, The. (Oct. 27.) 5,556 ft. A. " Kine." Oct. 30, 
1930. Rel. Dec, 1930. Atlas. 

Brought to Justice. (April 16.) Tom Moore and Irma Harrison. 
5,842 ft. U. " Kine." April 24, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Ideal. 

Burning Heart, The. (Syn. Song, De Breusing Disc.) (Jan. 14.) Mady 
Christians and Gustav Frohlich. 8 reels. A. " Kine." Jan. 16, 1930. 
Rel. June 13, 1930. Pro Patria. 

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Burning Up. (F.T. W.E. Film.) (Mar. i8.) Mary Brian and Richard 
Arlen. 5,276 ft. U. " Kine." Mar. 20, 1930. Rel. Dec. 8, 1930. Para- 
mount. 

Busybody. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Mar. 4.) Harry Green. 7,283 ft. 
U. " Kine." Mar. 6, 1930. Rel. Nov. 24, 1930. Paramount. 

By Royal Command. (April 11.) Maciste. 6,800 ft. A. " Kine." 
April 17, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. W. & F. 

Calif ornia Mail (April 30.) Ken Maynard and Dorothy Dwan. 5,446 ft. 
U. " Kine." May 8, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. F.N. P. 

Call of the Circus, The. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) Nov. 27. Francis 
Bushman and Ethel Clayton. 6 reels. A. " Kine." Dec. 5, 1929. Rel. 
June 2, 1930. Alpha. 

Call of the Flesh. (F.T. Songs. W.E. Film.) (Sept. 30.) Ramon 

Navarro, 8,191 ft. U. " Kine." Oct. 2, 1930. Rel. April 13, 1931. M.-G.-M. 

*Call of the Sea, The. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (Nov. 19.) Henry Edwards 

and Chrissie White. 5,961 ft. U. " Kine." Nov. 27, 1930. Rel. May 4, 

1931. Warner. 

Call of the West. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Aug. 19.) Dorothy Revier 
and Matt Moore. 6,308 ft. U. " Kine." Aug. 21, 1930. Rel. May 25, 
1 93 1. W. & F. 

Cameo Kirby. (F.T. Songs, W.E. Film.) (Feb. 13.) J. Harold Murray 
6,120 ft. A. " Kine." Feb. 20, 1930. Rel. June 16, 1930. Fox. 

*Canaries Sometimes Sing. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Sept. 10.) Tom Walls 
and Yvonne Arnaud. 7,225 ft. A. " Kine." Sept. 18, 1930. Rel. May 
25, 1931, W. & F. 

Canyon Hawks. (Powers F. and D.) (Nov. 19.) Yakima Canutt. 
5,339 ft. U. " Kine." Nov. 27, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Filmophone. 

Captain of the Guard. (F.T. Songs, W.E. Film.) (April 23.) John 
Boles and Laura la Plante. 7,500 ft. U. " Kine." April 10, 1930. Rel. 
Aug. 18, 1930. Universal. 

Case of Sergeant Grischa, The. (F.T.. R.C.A. Film.) (May 29.) Betty 
Compson and Chester Morris. 8,124 ^t. A. " Kine." June 5, 1930. Rel. 
date not fixed. Ideal. 

*Caste. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (Sept. 19.) Nora Swinburne and Hermione 
Baddeley. 6,421 ft. TJ. " Kine." Sept. 25, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. 
United Artists. 

Cat Creeps, The. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Nov. 5.) Helen Twelvetrees 
6,707 ft. A. " Kine." Nov. 13, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Universal. 

Caught Short. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (May 21.) Marie Dressier and 
Polly Moran. 6,863 ft. U. " Kine." Mav 29, 1930. Rel. Jan. 5, 1931. 
M.-G.-M. 

Chasing Rainbows. (F.T. Songs, W.E. Film.) (Feb. 19.) Charles 
King and Bessie Love. 8,806 ft. U. " Kine." Feb. 27, 1930. Rel. Sept. i, 

1930. M.-G.-M. 

Check and Double Check. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (Nov. 12.) Amos and 
Andy. 7,330 ft. U. " Kine." Nov. 20, 1930. Rel. June 8, 1931. Radio 

Cheer Up and Smile. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (July 4.) Arthur Lake and 

Dixie Lee. 5,936 ft. U. " Kine." July 10, 1930. Rel. Nov. 17, 1930. Fox. 

*Children of Chance. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (Nov. 20.) Elissa Landi. 

and John Stuart. 7,279 ft. A. " Kine." Nov. 27, 1930. Rel. May 4 

1931. F.N. P. 

Children of Pleasure. (F.T. Songs, W.E. Disc.) (May 8.) Laurence 
Gray and Wynne Gibson. 6,402 ft. U. " Kine." May 15, 1930. Rel. 
Dec. 22, 1930. M.-G.-M. 

China Bound. (Feb. 13.) Karl Dane and George K. Arthur. 5,700 ft. 
U. " Kine." Feb. 13, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. M.-G.-M. 

*Chinese Bungalow. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (Sept. 26.) Matheson Lang, 
6,790 ft. A. " Kine." Oct. 2, 1930. Rel. June 8, 1931. W.P. 



The Films of 1930. 49 

City Girl. (Syn. P.T., W.E. Film.) (Feb. 12.) Mary Duncan and 
Charles Farrell. 6,171 ft. U. " Kine." Feb. 20, 1930. Rel. May 19, 1930. 
Fox. 

City Girl. (Feb. 21.) Mary Duncan and Charles Farrell. 8,217 ft. U. 
" Kine." Feb. 27, 1930. Rel. May 19, 1930. Fox. 

Clancy in Wall Street. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (April 15.) Charles Murray. 
0,945 ft. U. " Kine." April 17, 1930. Rel. Aug. 18, 1930. Universal. 

Climax, The. (F.T. Songs, W.E. Film.) (Jan. 17.) Jean Hersholt. 
5,876 ft. U. " Kine." Jan. 23, 1930. Rel. June 23, 1930. Universal. 

Clipped Wings. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Feb. 7.) Oliver Borden and Lloyd 
Hughes. 6,815 ft. U. " Kine." Feb. 13, 1930.) Rel. Aug. 25, 1930. 
W. & F. 

Cock of the Walk. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (May 30.) Joseph Schildkraut 
and Mvrna Loy. 7,477 ft. A. " Kine." June 5, 1930. Rel. Feb. 16, 1931. 
W. & F. 

Cohens and Kellys in Scotland, The. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Mar. 28.) 
George Sidney and Charles Murray. 6,763 ft. U. " Kine." April 3, 1930. 
Rel. Aug. 4, 1930. Universal. 

College Coquette The (F.T., W.E. Film,) (Dec. 31.) Ruth Taylor 
and William Collier, Jnr. 6,059 ft. A. "Kine." Jan 2, 1930. Rel. 
June 23. 1930. Gaumont. 

College Love. (Dec. 9.) Dorothy Gulliver and George Lewis. 5,569 ft. 
A. " Kine." Dec. 12, 1929. Rel. Jan. 6, 1930. Universal. 

College Lovers. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (Oct. 30.) Marion Nixoa. 
5,579 ft. U. " Kine." Nov. 6, 1930. Rel. April 27, 1931. F.N. P. 

Come and Get It. (Feb. 18.) Bob Steele. 5,217 ft. A. " Kine." 
Feb. 20, 1930. Ideal. 

*Comets. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (Sept. 19.) Billy Merson. 4,459 ft. 
A. " Kine." Sept. 25, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. M.G.M. 

Common Clay. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (July 9.) Constance Bennett and 
Lew Ayres. 8,300 ft. A. " Kine." July 17, 1930. Rel. Jan, 12, 1931. 
Fox. 

Compromising Daphne. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (Oct. 21.) Jean Colin, 
Charles Hickman. 7,747 ft. A. " Kine." Oct. 30, 1930. Rel. July 27, 
1931. Wardour. 

*Compulsory Husband, The. (Syn. P.T.. R.C.A. Film.) (Feb. 27.) 
Monty Banks and Lilian Manton. 7,500 ft. A. " Kine." Mar. 6, 1930. 
Rel. Oct. 13, 1930. Wardour. 

Concentratin' Kid. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Nov. 7.) Hoot Gibson. 
5,193 ft. U. " Kine." Nov. 13, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Universal. 

Condemned. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Jan. 9.) Ronald Colman and Ann 
Harding. 8,482 ft. A. " Kine." Jan. x6, 1930. Rel. Sept. 29, 1930. 
United Artists. 

Conflict. (F.T. Songs, W.E. Disc.) (Aug. 29.) Alice White and Lee 
Moran. 5,607 ft. A. " Kine." Sept. 4, 1930. Rel. Feb. 9, 1931 F.N. P. 

Conspiracy. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (Nov. 13.) Ned Sparks and Bessie 
Love. 6,479 ft. U. " Kine." Nov. 20, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Ideal. 

Convict of Stamboul. (Silent, Syn. Tobis.) (Nov. 7.) Betty Amann. 
8,411 ft. A. " Kine." Nov. 13, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Wardour. 

Convict's Code. (F.T., Cinephone Film.) (Sept. 11.) CuUen Landis. 
5,607 ft. A. " Kine. ' Sept. 18, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Sterling. 

♦Cottage on Dartmoor, A. (Syn., P.T.) (Jan. 17.) Norah Baring, 7,528 ft. 
A. " Kine." Jan. 23, 1930. Rel. Aug. 17, 1930. Pro Patria. 

Counted Out. (F.T., R.C.A., F. & D.) (May 20.) James Gleason 
6,183 ft. A. " Kine." May 22, 1930. Rel. Sept. 22, 1930. Gaumont. 

Courage. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (June 5.) Belle Bennett and Leon Janney. 
6,639 ft. A. " Kine." June 12, 1930. Rel. Dec. 29, 1930. Warner. 

Court Scandal. (Apl. 4.) Ivan Petrovich and Agnes Esterhary. 7 reels. 
A. " Kine." Apr. 10, 1930. Rel. Aug. 18, 1930. W. & F. 



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Courtin' Wildcate. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Jan. 9.) Hoot Gibson and 
Eugenie Gilbert. 5,134 ft. U. " Kine." Jan. 16, 1930. Rel. May 26, 1930. 
Universal. 

Crazy That Way. {F.T., W.E. Film.) (May 9.) Joan Bennett and 
Kenneth McKenna. 5,828 ft. U. " Kine." May 15, 1930. Rel. Sept. 15, 
1930. Fox. 

♦Crooked BUlet. (P.T. Syn., R.C.A. Film.) (Mar. 19.) Carlyle Blackwell. 
Miles Mander and Madeleine Carroll. 7 reels. A. " Kine." Mar. 27, 1930. 
Rel. July 7, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Ideal. 

♦Cross Roads. (F.T., Klangfilm.) (Aug. 5.) Percy Marmont and Anne 
Gray. 5,271ft. A. "Kine." Aug. 7, 1930. Rel. Apl. 27, 1031. Paramount. 

Cuckoos, The. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (July 3.) Bert Wheeler and Robert 
Woolsey. 9,161ft. U. " Kine." July 10, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Ideal. 

Czar oi Broadway, The. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (May 23.) Betty Compson. 
7,201 ft. A. " Kine." May 29, 1930. Rel. Dec. 29, 1930. Universal. 

Dames Ahoy. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Feb. 25.) Glenn Trv'on. 

5,800 ft. U. "Kine." Feb. 27, 1930. Rel. Sept. 8, 1930. Universal, 

Dance Hall. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (Mar. 21.) Olive Borden and Arthur 
Lake. 6,169 ft. U. " Kine." Mar. 27, 1930. Rel. Dec. 22, 1930. Ideal. 

Dancers, The. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Nov. 21.) Lois Moran and Phillips 
Holmes. 7,196 ft. A. " Kine." Nov. 27, 1930. Rel. Mar. 16, 1931. Fox. 

Dancing Feet. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (June 6.) Marie Saxon and Jack 
Egan. 6,044 ft. U. " Kine." June 12, 1930. Rel. Dec. i, 1930. Gaumont. 

Dancing Sweeties. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (Aug. 8.) Grant Withers and 
Sue Carol. 5,688 ft. U. " Kine." Aug. 14, 1930. Rel. Jan. 5, 1931. 
Warner. 

Danger Lights. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.^ (Oct. 22.) Louis Wolheim, Jean 
Arthur. 7,052 ft. U. " Kine." Oct. 30, 1930. Rel. May 11, 1931. Radio. 

Danger Man, The. (Syn., Britivox Disc) (Oct. 31.) Charles Hutchinson 
and Virginia Pearson. 6,719 ft. U. " Kine." Nov. 6, 1930. Rel. date not 
fixed. Britivox. 

Dangerous Nan McGrew. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Aug. 5.) Helen Kane 
6,469 ft. U. " Kine." Aug. 7, 1930. Rel. Apl. 27, 1931. Paramount. 

Dangerous Paradise. (F.T.,W.E. Film.) (Apl. 29.) Nancy Carroll and 
Richard Arlen. 5,114 ft. A. "Kine." May i, 1930.. Rel. Jan. 19, 1931. 
Paramount. 

Dare Devil Reporter, The. (Mar. 27.) Eddie Polo. 5,308 ft. U. 
" Kine." Apr. 3, 1930. Rel. July 28, 1930. Universal. 

Daring Danger. (Sept. 8.) Pete Morrison. 4,041 ft. TJ. " Kine." 
Sept. II, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. G. & L. 

Darkened Rooms. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Dec. 17.) Evelyn Brent and 
Neil Hamilton. 5,993 ft. U. " Kine." Dec. 19, 1929. Rel. May 13, 1930. 
Paramount. 

*Dassan. (Syn., Fidelity Film.) (Nov. 10.) 6.300 ft. U. " Kine." Nov. 
13, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Kearton. 

Daughter of the Regiment. (July 10.) Betty Balfour. 6,192 ft. U. 
"Kine." July 17, 1930. Rel. Nov. 17, 1930. Wardou'r. 

' Dawn Patrol, The. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (Aug. 26.) Richard Barthehness 
and Douglas Fairbanks, jun. 9,793 ft- A. "Kine." Sept. 4, 1930. Rel. 
Mar. 16, '1931- F.N. P. 

Decoy Countess, The. (Nov. 13.) Elga Brink and Warwick Ward. 
5,700 ft. A. " Kine." Nov. 20, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. B. & F.F. 

Desert Hawk, The. (Apr. i.) Mildred Harris and Yakima Canutt. 5 
reels. U. " Kine." Apr. 10, 1930. Rel. Jan., 1931. Cavendish. 

Desert Rider, The. (Jan. 16.) Tim McCoy. 4,918 ft. tJ. " Kine," 
Jan. 23, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. M.-G.-M. 

Desert Nights (Syn., W.E. Disc.) (July 29.) John Gilbert, ajjd 
Ernest Torrence. 6,181 ft. A. " Kine." July 31, 1930. Rel. Dec. S, 
1930. M.-G.-M. 



The Films of 1930. *51 

" Detective Clive," Bart. (F.T., W.E Disc.) (Oct. 30.) Edmund Lowe 
and Joan Bennett. 7,000 ft. U. " Kine." Nov. 6, 1930. Rel. Feb. 9, 1931. 
Fox. 

Devil May Care. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (Feb. 11.) Kanion Novarro and 
Dorothy Jordan. 8,927 ft. A. " Kine." Feb. 13, 1930. Rel. Sept. 15, 1930. 
J.-M.-G. 

Devil with Women. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Nov. 7.) Victor McLaglen 
and ;\Iona Maris. 5,^60 ft. U. " Kine." Nov. 13, 1930. Rel. Mar. 9, 1931. 
Fox. 

Devil's Apple Tree, The. (Jan. 7.) Dorothy Sebastian and Larry Kent. 
8,637 ft. U. " Kine." Jan. g, 1930. Rel. Julv 28, 1930. Tiff.\ny. 

Devil's Holiday. (F.T.. W.E. Film.) ' (July 29.) Nancy Carroll. 
7,019 ft. A. " Kine." July 31, 1930. Rel. Apr. 20, 1931. Paramount. 

Devil's Land. (June 27.) Pierre Scott and Yvonne Aurel. 4,332 ft. 
A. " Kine." July 3, 1920. Rel. date not fixed. G. & L. 

Divorcee, The. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (May 7.) Norma Shearer, Chester 
Morris and Conrad Nagel. 7,528 ft. A. " Kine." May 15, 1930. Rel. Jan. 
19, 1931. M.-G.-M. 

Dixiana. (F.T., Songs, W.E. Film.) (Aug. 27.) Bebe Daniels 

9,110 ft. U. " Kine." Sept. 4, 1930. Rel. Mar. 23, 1931. Radio. 

*Dizzy Limit, The. (Feb. 21.) Jasper Maskelyne. 5,722 ft. U. 
" Kine." Feb. 27, 1930. Rel. julv 7, 1930. P.D.C. 

Double Cross Roads. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (May 15.) Robert Ames and 
Li la Lee. 5,960 ft. A. " Kine." May 22, 1930. Rel. Sept. 22, 1930. Fox. 
Double Daring. (Mar. 27.) Wally Wales. 4,427 ft. U. " Kine." .^pr. 
3, 1930. Rel. June. 1930. B. & F.F. 

Double Lives. (June 25.) Tom Tyler and Frankie Darro. 4,782 ft. U. 
" Kine," July 3, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Ideal. 

*Dovrastream. (Nov. 22.) ChiU Bouchier and Harold Huth. 6,noo ft. 
U. " Kine." Dec. 5, 1929. Rel. March, 1930. Carlton. 

Drake Case, The. (Dec. u.) Gladys Brockvvell and Robert Frazer. 
5,627 ft. A. " Kine." Dec. 19, 1929. Rel. Feb. 3, 1930. Univkrsal. 

Drama of the Nile, A. (June 25.) 3,666 ft. TJ. "Kine." Julv 3, 1930. 
date not fixed. G. & I>. . ' 

Dream Waltz, The. (Syn. Songs, Lignose-Antiphon Disc.) (May 26.) 
Ehzabeth Frisk and Hakan Westergren. 6,902 ft. U. " Kine." June 5, 
1930. Rel. Nov. 17, 1930. Butcher. 

Dreams of Youth. (Oct. 20.) Ivan Petrovitch and Brita Apelgreen. 
5,669 ft. U. " Kine." Oct. 13, 1930. Rel. Feb. 9, 1931. Butcher. 

Du Ban'y. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Oct. 10.) Norma Talmadge and Conrad 
Nagel. 8,318 ft. A. " Kine." Oct. 16, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. U.A. 

Duke Steps Out, The. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (May 6.) William Haines, 
Joan Crawford and Karl Dane. 6,200 ft. TJ. " Kine." May 8, 1930. Rel. 
Rel. Oct. 6, 1930. M.-G.-M. 

Dumbells in Ermine. (F.T., W^.E. Disc.) (May 23.) Robert Armstrong 
.and Barbara Kent. 5,281ft. U. " Kine." May 29, 1930. Rel. Dec. 8, 1930^ 
Warner. 

Durgesh Nandani. (Jan. 10.) Sita Devi. 12,372 ft. U. " Kine." Jan. 
16, 1930. Rel. Jan. 1930. Universal. 

Dynamite. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Apr. 2.) Conrad Nagel. 10,795 ft. A. 
" Kine." Apr. 10, 1930. Rel. Oct. 6, 1930. M.-G.-M. 

East is West. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Oct. 22.) LupeVelez. 6,984 ft. A. 
" Ivine." Oct. 30, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Universal. 

Easy Going. (May 28.) Buddy Roosevelt. 5,000 ft. U. " Kine." 
June 5, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Equity. 

Easy Money. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (Nov. 7.) Eddie Quillan. 7,609 ft. 
A. " Kine." Nov. 27, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. P.D.C. 

*Elstree Calling. (F.T. Songs. R.C.A. Film.) (Feb. 6.) Jack Hulbert, 
Cicely Courtneidge and Will Fyffe. 7,770 ft. U. " Kme." Feb. 13, 1930. 
Rel. Sept. 29, 1930. Wardour. 



52 The Kinemafograph Year Book. 



*Enter the Queen. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (Nov. 21.) Herbert Munden and 
Chili Bouchier. 3,838 ft. TJ. " Kine." Nov. 27, 1930. Rel. date not fixed 
Fox. 

*Escane. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (Aug. 28.) Sir Gerald du Maurier and 
Edna Best. 6,237 f*- A. " Kine." Sept. 4, 1930. Rel. Apr. 6, 1931. 
Radio. 

Eternal Woman. (Dec 10.) Olive Borden and Ralph Graves. 6,326 ft. 
A. " Kine." Dec. 12, 1929. Rel. Mar. 24, 1930. Gaumont. 

Evangeline. (Syn. Song, W.E. Disc.) (Dec. 30.) Dolores del Rio. 
8,400 ft. U. " Kme." Jan. 2, 1930. Rel. Aug. 25, 1930. United Artists. 

Eyes of the World. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (Oct. 20.) Una Merkel. 
7,306 ft. A. " Kine." Oct. 23, 1930. Rel. date not fi.Yed. U.A. 

Faithless Lover. (Oct. 9.) Gladys Hulette, Eugene O'Brien. 6,540 ft. 
U. " Kine." Oct. 16, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Equity. 

Fall of Eve. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (Dec. 10.) Patsy Ruth Miller and 
Ford Sterling. 6,242 ft. U. " Kine." Dec. 12, 1929. Rel. June 2, 1930. 
F.B.O. 

False Gold. (July 8.) Carl Brisson. 5,108 ft. U. " Kine." July 10, 
1930. Rel. date not fixed. Wardour. 

Fangs of Wolfe Heart. (April g.) Big Boy Williams. 4,701 ft. U. 
' Kine." April 17, 1930. Rel. June, 1930. A.P.D. 

Far Paradise, The. (Mar. 3.) Marie Eorraine and Paul Longuet. 
6,950 ft. U. " Kine." Mar. 6, 1930. Rel. Mav 19, 1930. Universal. 

^ Father and Son. (P.T. Syn., W.E. Film.) ' (Dec. 17.) Jack Holt. 
6,329 ft. U. " Kine." Dec. 19, 1929. Rel. May 5, 1930. F.B.O. 

Fearless Jinx, The. (May 26.) Buddy Roosevelt. 5,000 ft. U. 
" Kine." May 29, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Eoitity. 

Feminine Touch. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Nov. 12.) Lina Basquette, 
George Duryea and Clyde Cook. 6,045 ft. U. " Kine." Nov. 20, 1930. 
Rel. date not fixed. Ideal. 

Fettered Love. (April 8.) Marie Lorraine. 6,013 ft. A. " Kine." 
April 10, 1930. Rel. April, 1930. Univefs.\l. 

Fighting Cheat, The. (Mar. 28.) Wally Wales. 4,281ft. U. "Kine." 
April 3, 1930. Rel. June 16, 1930. B. & F.F. 

Fighting Legion. (P.T., W.E. Film.) (Mar. 26.) Ken Maynard. 
6 reels. U. " Kine." April 3, 1930. Rel. Sept. i, 1930. Universal. 

Flame of Love. (F.T. Songs, R.C.A. Film.) (Mar. 7.) Anna May Wong. 
7,300 ft. A. " Kine." Mar. 13, 1930. Rel. Oct. 7, 1930. Wardour. 

*Flames of Fear. (Sei)t. 19.) John F. Argyle. 5,200 ft. U. " Kine." 
Sept. 25, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Equity. 

Flaming West, The. (Sept. 12. ^ Jack Perrin. 5,028 ft. U. " Kine." 
Sept. 18, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Audible. 

Flight. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (Dec. 9.) Ralph Graves, Lila Lee and 
Jack Holt. 10,833 ft. U. " Kine." Dec. 12, 1929. Rel. May 6, 1930. 
W. & F. 

Flirting Widow, The. (F.T., W.E. Disc) (May 23.) Dorothy Mackaill, 
6,631 ft. A. " Kine." May 22, 1930. Rel. Dec. 15, 1930. F.N. P. 

Flying Courage. (May 19.) Buddy Roosevelt. 5,000 ft. U. "Kine." 
May 22, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Equity. 

Flying Marine, The. (P.T., W.E. Film.) (Jan. i.) Ben Lyon and 
Shirley Mason. 5,938 ft. U. " Kine." Jan. 9, 1930. Rel. May 26, 
1930. Gaumont. 

*Flying Scotsman, (P.T. Syn., R.C.A. Film.) (Feb. 7.) Moore Marriott, 
Pauline Johnson and Raymond Millard. 5,502 ft. U. " Kine." Feb. 13, 
1930. Rel. June 23, 1930. Warner. 

Fool's Gold. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (April 16.) Tom Santschi. 

5,900 ft. A, " Kine." Sept. 18, 1930. Rel. Mar. 1931. A P.D. 

FootUghts and Fools. (F.T. Songs, W.E. Disc.) (Jan. 31.) Colleen 
Moore. (1,926 ft. U. " Kine," Feb. 6, 1930. Rel. Aug. 11, 1930. F.N. P. 



The Films of 1930. 53 

For the Defense. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Oct. 2.) William Powell. 
5,670 ft. XJ. " Kine." Oct. q, 1930. Rel. July 13, 1931. Paramount. 

For the Prosecution. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Oct. 27.) Ivan Petrovitch, 
Lil Dagover. 5,213 ft. A. " Kine." Oct. 30, 1930. Rel. Dec. i, 1930. 
Butcher. 

Forward March. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Oct. 13.) Buster Keaton, Sally 
Filers. 7,500 ft. U. " Kine." Oct. 16, 1930. Rel. April 20, 1931. M.G.M. 

Forward Pass, The. (F.T. Songs, W.E. Film.) (Jan. 22.) Douglas 
Fairbanks, Jnr., and Loretta Young. 7,212 ft. U. " Kine." Jan. 30 
1930. Rel. July 7, 1930. F.N. P. 

Framed. (F.T., R.C.A.) (May 23.) Evelyn Brent and Regis Toomsy. 
5,093 ft. A. " Kine." May 29, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Ideal. 

Free and Easy. (F.T. Songs, W.E. Film.) (April 16.) Buster Keaton 
and Anita Page. 8,398 ft. U. " Kine." April 2/\, 1930. Rel. Nov. 3, 1930. 
J.M.G. 

Free and Twenty. (Dec. 13.) Dolly Davis and Andre Roanne. 6,880 ft. 
U. " Kine." Dec. 19, 1929. Rel. date not fixed. Ideal. 

Freedom of Shes, The. (Mar. 27.) Kate Nagy and Ernest Verne. 
4,370 ft. " Kine." .-^pril 3, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. New Era. 

*French Leave. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Aug. 20.) Madeleine Carroll. 
8,361ft. U. " Kine." Aug. 28, 1930. Rel. Mar. 9, 1931. Sterling. 

Frozen Fate. (Mav 9.) Native cast. 5,080 ft. U. " Kine." May 15, 
1930. Rel. date not fixed. M.-G.-M. 

Frozen Justice. (Feb. 19.) Lenore Ulric and Robert Frazer. 6,129 ^^^ 
A. " Kine." Feb. 27, 1930. Rel. Mar. 17, 1930. Fox. 

Furies, The. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (April 29.) Lois Wihson and H. B. 
Warner. 6,564 ft. A. " Kine." May t, 1930. Rel. Nov. 24, 1930. F.N. P. 

Galloping On. (Feb. 21.) Wally Wales. 4,272 ft. U. "Kine." Feb 
27, 1930. Rel. May, 1930. B. & F.F. 

Gangsters on Broadway. (Oct. 8.) Priscilla Bonner and Matthew Betz, 
5,150 ft. A. " Kine." Oct. 16, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Equity. 

Gay Nineties, The. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (July 30.) Marion Davies. 
7,621 ft. U. " Kine." July 31, 1930. Rel. Mar. 9, 1931. M.-G.-M. 

General Crack. (F.T., W.E. Disc) (Feb. 3) John Barrymore and Marion 
Nixon. 9,350 ft. A. "Kine." Feb. 6, 1930. Rel. Sept. 8, 1930. Warner. 

Gentleman Chauffeur, The. (FT., W.E. Film.) (June 13.) Reginald 
Denny and Miriam Seegar. 7,884ft. U. "Kine." June 19, 1930. Rel. 
Mar. 23, 1931. Gaumont. 

Gentlemen of the West. (May 30.) Buddy Roosevelt. 5,000 ft. U. 
" Kine." June 5, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Equity. 

George Washington Cohen. (Jan. 6.) George Jessel and Florence Allan 
5,689 ft. A. " Kine." Jan. 9, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Tiffany. 

Girl from China, The. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Jan. 16.) Mary Nolan. 
6,000ft. A. "Kine." Jan. 23, 1930. Rel. June 2, 1930. Universal. 

Glorifying the American Girl. (F.T. Songs, W.E. Film.) (Feb. 4.) 
Mary Eaton and Dan Healy. 8,823 ft. U. " Kine." Feb. 6, 1930. Rel 
Oct. 20, 1930. Paramount. 

Girl from Havana. (April 7.) Lola Lane. 6,545 ft. XJ. "Kine." Apr. 
10, 1930. Rel. Feb. 2, 1930. Fox. 

Girl from Mexico, The. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (May 28.) Barbara Stanwyck 
and Sam Hardy. 5,500 ft. A. " Kine." June 5, 1930. Rel. Mar 9 1931 
W. & F. 

Girl from Woolworth's, The. (F.T. Songs, W.E. Disc.) (Dec. 5.) Alice 
White. 6,163 ft. U. " Kine." Dec. 12, 1929. Rel. date not fixed. F.N. P. 

Girl in the Moon, The. (June 22.) Gerda Maurus and Willy Fritsch. 
II reels. U. " Kine." July 24, 1930. Rel. Sept. i, 1930. Gaumont. 

Girl in the Show, The. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (Dec. 3.) Bessie Love and 
Raymond Hackett. 7,671ft. U. "Kine." Dec. 5, 1929. Rel. June 30 1930 
M.-G.-M. 



54 The Kinemato graph Year Book. 

Girl of the Golden West. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (Oct. 8.) Ann Harding. 
7,348 ft. U. " Kine." Oct. 16, 1930. Rel. April 20, 1931. F.N. P. . 

Girl of the Port. (F.T., R.C.A Film.) (April i.) Sally O'Neill and Reginald 
Sharland. 6,176 ft. "Kine." April 3, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Ideal. 

Girl Said No, The. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (April 24.) William Haines, 
Leila Hyams and Marie Dressier. 8,337 ft. A. " Kine." May i, 1930, 
Rel. Oct. 20, 1930. M.-G.-M. 

Golden Calf, The. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Mar. 31.) Sue Carol, Jack 
Mulhall and El Brendel. 6,027 ft. U. "Kine." April 3, 1930. Rel. Aug. 4, 

1930. Fox. 

Golden Dawn. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Aug. 6.) Vivienne Segal, Walter 
Woolf and Noah Beery. 7,551 ft. U. " Kine." Aug. 14, 1930. Rel. Jan. ig, 

1931. Warner. 

Good News. (F.T. Songs, W.E. Disc.) (Aug. 22.) Bessie Love, Cliff 
Edwards and Mary Lawlor. 7,920 ft. U. " Kine." Aug. 28, 1930. Rel. 
April 6, 193 1. M.-G.-M. 

Good Intentions. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (July 15.) Edmund Lowe. 
6,590 ft. A. " Kine." July 19, 1930. Rel. Nov. 24, 1930. Fox. 

Grand Parade, The. (F.T. Songs, R.C.A Film.) (Feb. 26.) Helen Twelve- 
trees and Fred Scott. 7,601 ft. A. " Kine." Mar. 6, 1930. Rel. Oct. 13' 
1930. P.D.C. 

*Great Game, The. (F.T., B.A. Film.) (Aug. 27.) Neil Kenyon and 
Randle Ayrton. 7,043 ft. U. " Kine." Sept. 4, 1930. Rel. Feb. 23, 1931. 
Gaumont. 

*Greek Street. (F.T., B.A. Disc.) (May 23.) Sari Maritza, WilUam 
Freshman and Bert Coote. 7,646 ft. A. " Kine." May 29, 1930. Rel. 
Jan. 26, 1931. Gaumont. 

Grey Devil, The. (Sept. 11.) Jack Perrin. 4,550ft. U. "Kine." 
Sept. 18, 1930. Rel. Jan. 12, 1931. Audible. 

Guilty. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (June 13.) Virginia Valli and John Holland. 
7 reels. A. " Kine." June 12, 1930. Rel. Oct. 20, 1930. W. & F. 

Gun Runner, The. (Jan. 10.) Ricardo Cortez. 5,546 ft. U. " Kiue." 
Jan. 16, 1930. Rel. June 30, 1930. Tiffany. 

Half Shot at Sunrise. (F.T.. R.C.A. Film.) (Oct. 2.1.)- Bert Wheeler. 
7,742 ft. U. " Kine." Oct. 23, 1930. Rel. May 4, 193 1. Radio. 

Half Way to Heaven. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Jan. 14.) Charles Rogers and 
Jean Arthur. 6,180 ft. U. " Kine." Jan. 16, 1930. Rel. Sept. 22, 1930. 
Paramount. 

Hallelujah. (F.T. Songs, W.E. Disc.) (Jan. 14.) Daniel R. Haynes. 
9,492 ft. U. " Kine." Jan. 16, 1930. Rel. Sept. 8, 1930. M.-G.-M. 

Handcuffed. (F.T., R.C.A Film.) (Dec. 2.) Virginia Browne Faire and 
Wheeler Oakman. 5,273 ft. A, " Kine." Dec. 5, 1929. ReL July 14, 1930. 
Audible. 

Happy Days. (F.T. Songs, W.E. Film.) (Feb. 20.) All star cast. 7,514 ft. 
U. " Kine." Feb. 20, 1930. Rel. April 28, 1930.- Fox. 

Harmony at Home. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Feb. 6.) William Collier, jnr., 
and Marguerite Churchill. 6,395 ft. TJ. " Kine." Feb. 13, 1930. Rel. 
June 30, 1930. Fox. 

*Harmony Heaven. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (Mar. 21.) Pollie Ward and 
Stuart Hall. 5,500ft. U. "Kine." Mar. 27, 1930. Rel. Nov. 10, 1930. 
Wardour. 

*Hate Ship, The. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (Dec. 27.) Jameson Thomas, 
Jean Colin and Henry Victor. 6,775 ft. A. " Kine." Jan. 2, 1^30. Rel. 
June 9, 1930. F.N. P. 

Hearts in Exile. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (Dec. 6.) Dolores Costello. 

7,894 ft. A. " Kine." Dec. 12, 1929. Rel. July 14, 1930. Warner. 

Heaven on Earth. (Sept. 8.) Reinhold SchunzeL 5,549 ft. U. "Kine." 
Sept. II, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. G. & L. 

He Knew Women. (F.T.. R.C.A. Film) (Sept. 8), Lowell Sherman 
6.335 ft. A. " Kine." Sept. II, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Ideal. 



The Films of 1930 55 

Hell Harbour. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Mar. i8). Lupe Velez. 8,433 ft. 
A. " Kine." Mar. 20, 1930. Rel. Nov. 17, 1930. United Artists. 

Hell's Angels. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Oct. 28.) Ben Lyon, James Hall 
and Jean Harlow. 9,045 ft. A. " Kine." Nov. 6, 1930. Rel. date not 
fixed. United Artists. 

Hell's Heroes, (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Jan. 14.) Charles Bickford, Fred 
Kohler and Raymond Hatton. 6,296ft. A. "Kine." Jan. 16, 1930. 
Rel. June q, 1930. Universal. 

Hell's Island. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Aug. 14.) Jack Holt, Ralph 
Graves and Dorothy Sebastian. 7,441 ft. A. " Kine." Aug 14, 1930. 
Rel. Feb. 23, 1931. W. & F. 

Her Dark Spot. (Nov. 29.) Lilian Harvey and Willy Fritsch. 6,300 ft. 
A. " Kine." Dec. 5, 1929. Rel. Mar. 17, 1930. Gaumont. 

Her Mad Adventure. (Feb. 3.) Viola Dana and Alan Simpson. 4,940 
ft. A. " Kine." Feb. 6, 1930. Rel. Sept. 29, 1930. Butcher. 

Her Man. (F.T., R.C.A. Film). (Oct. 17.) Helen Twelvetrees, Ricardo 
Cortez and Phillips Holmes. 7,394ft. A. "Kine." Oct. 23, 1930. Rel. 
May II, 1931. P.D.C. 

Hide Out, The. (F.T., W.E. Film and Disc.) (Mar. 27.) Kathryn 
Crawford and James Murray. 6 reels. " Kine." Mar. 27, 1930. Rel. 
July 7, 1930. Universal. 

High Road, The. (F.T. and Silent, W.E., F. and D.) (June 6.) Ruth 
Chatterton. 6,855 ft. U. " Kine." June 12, 1930. Rel. June 26, 1930. 
M.G.M. 

*High Seas. (Mar. 6.) Lilian Rich and John Stuart. 6,355 ft. 
" Kine." Mar. 13, 1930. Rel. July 28, 1930. F.N. P. 

High Society Blues. (F.T., Songs. W.E. Film.) (April 16). Janet 
Gaynor and Charles Farrell. 9,236 ft. U. " Kline." April 24, 1930. Rel. 
Sept. 8, 1930. Fox. 

*His First Car. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (May 30. )George Clarke and Mamie 
Watson. 3,288 ft. TJ. " Kine." June 5, 1930. Rel. Nov. 10, 1930. P.D.C. 

His First Command. (F.T., R.C.A. Film). (Feb. 12.) Wilham Boyd 
and Dorothy Sebastian. 5,976 ft. U. "Kine." Feb. 20, 1730. Rel. 
Aug. 25, 1930. P.D.C. 

His Glorious Night. (F.T., W.E. Fihn.) (Jan. 8.) John Gilbert. 
7,013 ft. A. " Ivine." Jan. 16, 1930. Rel. July 14, 1930. M.-G.-M. 

Hit the Deck. (F.T., Songs. W.E. Film.). (April 8.) Jack Oakie. 
10,018 ft. U. " Kine." April 10, 1930 Rel. Dec. 29, 1930. Ideal. 

Hold Everything. (F.T. Songs. W.E. Disc.) (June 3.) Winnie 
Lightner, Joe E. Brown and Georges Carpentier. 7,210 ft. U. " Kine." 
June 5, 1930. Rel. Nov. 24, 1930. Warner. 

Hold Your Man. (Dec. 13.) Laura La Plan te and Walter Scott. 5,051ft. 
A. " Kine." Dec. 19, 1929. Rel, Mar. 17, 1930. Universal. 

Holiday. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (July 29.) Ann Harding and Robert 
Ames. 8,333 ft. TJ. " Kine." July 31, 1930. Rel. Feb. 16, 1931. P.D.C. 

Honey. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (June 10.) Nancy Carroll. 6,941 ft. 
U. "Kine." June 12, 1930. Rel. Mar. 2, 1931. Paramount. 

Horse on Broadway, A. (April u.) Cullen Landis and White Horse. 
4,883ft. TJ. "Kine" April 17, 1930. Rel. June 1930. A.P.D. 

Hot Curves. (F.T., W.E. Film). (Aug. 19.) Benny Rubin, Alice 
Day and Rex Lease. 7,814 ft. TJ. " Kine." Aug. 21, 1930. Rel. Dec. 8, 
1930. Gaumont. 

Hot for Paris. (April 4). Victor McLaglen. 5,613 ft. TJ. " Kine." 
April 10, 1930. Rel. July 7, 1930. Fox. 

Hot for Paris. (F.T., Songs. W.E., Film.). (Jan. 22.) Victor 
McLaglen and Lola D'Avril. 6,600 ft. TJ. " Kine." Jan. 30, 1930. Rel. 
April 28, 1930. Fox. 

•House of Arrow, The. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (Mar. 20.) Dennis 
Neilson Terry and Benita Hume. 6,881 ft. A " Kine " Mar. 27, 1930. 
Rel. Sept 22, T930. Warner. 



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Hunting Tigers in India. (P.T., R.C.A., Film). (Mar. u.) 5,500ft. 
XJ. " KiNE " Mar. 13th 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Gifford. 

Hurricane. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (June 6.) Hobart Bosworth and 
Leila Hyams. 5,760 ft. A. " Kine." June 12, 1930. Rel , Nov. 17, 1930. 
F.B.O. 

Hurricane Horseman. (Mar. 27.) Wally Wales. 4,137 ft. U. 
" Kine." April 3, 1930. Rel. June 2, 1930. B. and F.F. 

Idaho Red. (June 26.) Tom Tyler and Frankie Darro. 4,303 ft. U. 
" Kine." July 3, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Ideal. 

In Gay Madrid. (F.T. Songs. W.E., F. and D.). (May 21.) Ramon 
Novarro and Dorothy Jordan. 7,597 ft. U. " Ivine." May 29, 1930. 
Rel. Dec. 29, 1930. M.G.M. 

In Old Arizona. (Dec. 10). Warner Ba.xter and Edmund Lowe. 
.6,571 ft. U. " Kine." Dec. 12, 1929. Rel. Sept. 30, 1930. Fox. 

In Old Stamboul. (Dec. 13.) H. de Bagratide. 5,208 ft. A. " Kine " 
Dec. 19, 1929. Rel. Mar. 24, 1930. Carlton. 

Inside the Lines. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (Oct. 21.) Betty Compson 
and Ralph Forbes. 6,851 ft. U. " Kine." Oct. 23, 1930. Rel. date not 
fixed. Ideal. 

*Interviewing Wild Animals. (F.T., Vocalion Disc). (April g.) 6 eps. 
U. " Kine." April 17, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Inter. Prods. 

In the Headlines. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (Dec. 20.) Grant Withers and 
Marion Nixon. 5,358 ft. U. " K.ne." Dec. 26, 1929. Rel. Aug. 21, 1930. 
Warner. 

In the Next Room. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (Feb. 7.) Jack Mulhall. 
6,308 ft. A. " Kine." Feb. 13, 1930. Rel. Aug. 18, 1930. F.N. P. 

Is Everybody Happy? (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (Jan. 10.) Ted Lewis. 
7,894 ft. U. " Ivine." Jan. 16, 1930. Rel. July 28, 1930. Warner. 

Isle of Escape. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (April 24.) Betty Compson and 
Monte Blue. 5,829 ft. A. " Kine." May i, 1930.. Rel. Sept. 22, 1930. 
Warner. 

It's a Great Life. (F.T. Songs, W.E. Disc.) (Feb. 13.) Duncan Sisters. 
8,567 ft. U. " Kine." Feb. 20, 1930. Rel. Aug. 15, 1930. M.-G.-M. 

Jazz Heaven. (F.T. Songs, R.C.A. Film.) (Dec. 20.) Sally O'Neill and 
John Mack Brown. 6,480 ft. U. "Kine." Dec. 26, 1929. Rel. July 8, 1930. 
Ideal. 

Jewelled Nights. (Mar. 31.) Louise Lovely. 8,813 ft. U. " Kine." 
April 3, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. M.-G.-M. 

*Journey's End. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (April 14.) Colin Clive. 10 reels. 
A. " Kine." April 17, 1930. Rel. Nov. 10, 1930. W. & F. 

*Juno and the Paycock. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (Dec. 30.) Edward Chap- 
man and Sara Allgood. 10,000 ft. A. "Kine." Jan. 2, 1930. Rel. Sept. 22, 
1930. Wardour. 

*Just for a Song. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (Mar. 11.) Lilian Davies. 
8,422 ft. A. " Kine." Mar. 13, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Ideal. 

Kathleen Mavourneen. (F.T. Songs, R.C.A. F. or D.) (July 25.) Sally 
O'Neill and Charles Delaney. 8,140 ft. U. " Kine." July 31, 1930. Rel. 
date not fixed. Tiffany. 

Kingdom of Twilight, The. (Syn. W.E. Film.) (Jan. 21.) Wendy 
Osborne and Laurel Macdonald. 8,360 ft. U. " Kine." Jan. 23, 1930. 
Rel. June 30, 1930. Universal. 

King of Jazz, The. (F.T. Songs, W.E. Film.) (June 11.) Paul Whiteman 
and His Band. 9 reels. U. " Kine." June 19, 1930. Rel. Mar. 2, 1931. 
Universal. 

King of Herd. (April 16.) White Star. 5,978 ft. U. "Kine." April 24, 
1930. Rel. June 1930. A.P.D. 

King of the Khyber Rifles. (Jan. 17.) Victor McLaglen. 5,632 ft. A. 
" Kine." Jan. 23, 1930. Rel. Feb. 3, 1930. Fox. 

King of Kongo, The. (P.T. Syn., R.C.A. Disc.) (Jan. 29.) JacqueUne 
Logan. 10 eps. U. "Kine." Feb. 6, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Idkal. 



The Films of 1930. 57 

Kiss, The. (Syn. W. E. Disc.) (Mar. 17.) Greta Garbo and Conrad 
Nagel. 5,755 ft. A. "Kine." Mar. 20, 1930. Rel. Sept. 22, 1930. M.-G.-M. 

*Kissing Cup's Race. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (Nov. 25.) Madeleine Carroll, 
John Stuart and Stewart Rome. 6,755 ft. A. " Kine." Nov. 27, 1930. 
Rel. date not fixed. Butcher. 

Kiss Me. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (June 11.) Olive Shea and Forrest 
Stanley. 5,700 ft. U. " Kine." June 19, 1930. Rel. Sept. 22, 1930. Show- 
man. 

*Kiss Me, Sergeant. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (Aug. 7.) Leslie Fuller and 
Sid Courtney. 5,100ft. U. "Kine." Aug. 14, 1930 Rel. June i, 1931. 
Wardour. 

^Knowing Men. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (Feb. 5.) Carl Brisson and Elissa 
Landi. 7,939 ft. A. " Kine." Feb. 13, 1930. Rel. Nov. 3, 1930. U.A. 

Krishnakanta's Will. (April 22.) Amnital Bose, Seeta Devi. 14,453 ^t. 
U. " Kine." April 24, 1930. Rel. April, 1930. Universal. 

La Bodega. (Silent, Syn. Tobis Disc.) (Aug. 11.) Continental Cast. 
5,921 ft. A. " Kine." Aug. 14, 1930. Rel. Nov. 1930. A.P.D. 

Ladies Love Brutes. (F.T., W.E. F. or D.) (July 15.) George Bancroft. 
7,468 ft. A. " Kine." July 10, 1930. Rel. April 6, 1931. Paramount. 

Ladies Must Play. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (Sept. 12.) Neil Hamilton and 
Dorothy Sebastian. 5,958 ft. U. " Kine." Sept. 18, 1930. Rel. April 27, 
1931. W. & F. 

Ladies of Leisure. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (May 27.) Barbara Stanwyck and 
Ralph Graves. 9,774 ft. A. " Kine." May 29, 1930. Rel. Jan. 19, 1931. 
W. & F. 

*Lady from the Sea. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (April i.) Moore Marriott, 
" Kine." April 3, 1930. Rel. Dec. 22, 1930. Paramount. 

Lady of the Bose. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (Aug. 21.) Vivienne Segal, Walter 
Pidgeon and Lupino Lane. 7,365 ft. U. " Kine." Aug. 28, 1930. Rel. 
Feb. 2, 1931. F.N. P. 

Lady to Love, A. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (April 9.) Vilma Banky. 
8,327 ft. A. " Kine." April 17, 1930. Rel. Nov. 24, 1930. M.-G.-M. 

Lady Surrenders, A. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Oct. 10.) Conrad Nagel. 
8,777 ft. A. " Kine." Oct. 16, 1930. Rel. June 8, 1931. Universal. 

Lash of Pinto Pete, The, (Mar. 31.) Ashton Dearholt. 5 reels. U. 
" Kine." April 10, 1930. Rel. Jan. 19, 1931. Cavendish. 

Last Company. (F.T. Songs, Klang Film.) (Sept. 26.) Conrad Veidt. 
6,694 ft. U. " Kine." Oct. 2, 1930. Rel. June 29, 1931. Wardour. 

Last Dance, The. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (Sept. 25.) Vera Reynolds 
and Jason Robards. 5,876 ft. U. " Kine." Oct. 2, 1930. Rel. Mar. 2, 1931. 
Audible. 

*Last Hour, The. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (June 25.) Stewart Rome and 
Kathleen Vaughan. 6,998 ft. U. " Kine." July 3, 1930. Rel. date not 
fixed. Butcher. 

Last of the Duanes, The. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Sept. 5.) George O'Brien. 
5,494 ft. U. " Kine." Sept. 11, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Fox. 

♦Last Post, The. (P.T., R.C.A. Film.) (Jan. 16.) JohnLongden. 9,000 ft. 

A. " Kine." Jan. 23, 1930. Rel. April 28, 1930. Showman Films. 
Late Matthew Pascal, The. (Dec. 31.) Ivan Mosjoukine. 6 reels. A. 

" Kine." Jan. 2, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Equity. 

Latin Quarter. (F.T., R.C.A. Disc.) (Feb. 11.) Carmen Boni and Ivan 
Petrovich. 6,075 ft. A. " Kine." Feb. 13, 1930. Rel. Aug. 30 1930 

B. & F.F. 

Laughing at Death. (May 8.) Bob Steele and Natahe Joyce. 5 reels. 
U. " Kine." May 15, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Ideal. 

Laughing Lady, The. (F.T.. W.E. Film.) (Feb. 18.) Ruth Chatterton 
and Clive Brook. 5,587 ft. A. " Kine." Feb, 20, 1930. Rel. Nov. 3, 1930. 
Paramount. 



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Lawful Larceny. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (Nov. lo.) Bebe Daniels. 
6,327 ft. A. " Kine." Nov. 13, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Ideal. 

Leave it to Me. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (Oct. 22.) Robin Irvin. 3,800 ft. 
U. " Kine." Oct. 30, 1930. Rel. Feb. 2, 1931. Fox. 

Legionaire, The. (May 26.) Hans Stuwe and Eva Von Berne. 5,300 ft. 
A. " Kine." May 29, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. W. & F. 

Legion of the Lost. (Sept. 29.) Gustav Frohlich and Dorothea Weick. 
5,894 ft. U. " Kine." Oct. 2, 1930. Rel. Dec. i, 1930. Audible. 

Let Us Be Gay. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Aug. 18.) Norma Shearer, Rod la 
Rocque and Marie Dressier. 7,500 ft. A. " Kine." Aug. 21, 1930. Rel. 
Feb. 23, 1931. M.-G.-M. 

Let's Go Native. (P.T.,W.E. Film.) (Sept. 1930) JackOakie and Jeannette 
MacDonald. 5,788ft. U. "Kine." Sept. 11, 1930. Rel. June 1,1931. 
Paramount. 

*Life's a Stage. (Mar. 13.) Frank Stanmore and Joy Windaor. 5,885 ft. 
A. " Kine." Mar. 20, 1930. Rel. May 12, 1930. Argosy. 

Light Fingers. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (June 18.) Ian Keith and Dorothy 
Revier. 5,712 ft. U. " Kine." June 26, 1930. Rel. Nov. 24, 1930. F.B.O. 

Light of the Western Stars. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (July 8.) Richard Arlen 
and Mary Brian. 6,548 ft. U. " Kine." July 10, 1930. Rel. Mar. 30, 1931. 
Paramount. 

Lights and Shadows. (F.T., W.E. F. and D.) (April 8.) Tom Moore 
and Blanche Sweet. 6,373 ft. U. " Kine." April 10, 1930. Rel. Dec. i, 
1930. M.G.-M. 

Lilies of the Field. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (Mar. 18.) Corinne Griffith 
and Ralph Forbes. 5,946 ft. A. " Kine." Mar. 20, 1930. Rel. Oct. 6, 
1930. F.N. P. 

Little Accident. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Aug. 13.) Douglas Fairbanks, 
Jnr., and Anita Page. 8,017 ft. A. " Kine." Aug. 21, 1930. Rel. Dec. 29, 
1930. Universal. 

Little Johnny Jones. (F.T., Songs. W.E. Disc.) (Mar. 21.) Alice 
Day. 6,593 ft. U. " Kine." Mar. 27, 1930. Rel. Sept. 15, 1930. F.N.P. 

*London Melody. (F.T., Songs.) (Sept. 2.) Haddon Mason and Lorraine 
la Fosse. 5,279 ft. U. " Kine." Sept. 4, 1930. Rel. Feb. 26, 1931. 
Audible. 

Lone Star Ranger. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Jan. 30.) George O'Brien and 
Sue Carol. 6,117 ft. U. " Kine." Feb. 6, 1930. Rel. May 5, 1930. Fox 

Lone Wagon. (Sept. 12.) Matty Mattison. 5,280ft. U. "Kine." 
Sept. 18, 1930. Rel. Dec. 15, 1930. Audible. 

Lone Wolf's Daughter. (P.T. Syn. W.E. Disc) (Dec. 18.) Bert 
Lytell. 7,154 ft. A. " Kine." Dec. 26, 1929. Rel. April 14, 1930. F.B.O. 

Loose Ankles. (F.T., Songs. R.C.A. Film.) (Mar. 7.) Loretta 
Young and Douglas Fairbanks, Jnr. 6,162 ft. A. "Kine." Mar. 13, 1930. 
Rel. Oct. 20, 1930. F.N.P. 

*Loose Ends. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (May 22.) Owen Nares and Edna 
Best. 8,567 ft. A. " Kine." May 29, 1930. Rel. Jan. 19, 1931. Wardour. 

*Lord Richard in the Pantry. (F.T., R.C.A. F. or D.) (July 24.) 
Richard Cooper and Dorothy Seacombe. 7,981 ft. U. " Kine." July 31, 
1930. Rel. Mar. 2, 1931. Warner. 

Lost Illusions. (Mar. 19.) Fay Malten. 6,700 ft. A. " Kine." 
Mar. 27, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Alpha. 

Lost Romance, The. (June 26.) Therese Regnier. 5,500 ft. U. 
" Kine." July 3, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. G. & L. 

Lost Zeppelin, The. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (Feb. 13.) Conway Tearle. 
6,853ft. U. "Kine." Feb. 20, 1930. Rel. July 27, 1930. Gaumont. 

Lottery Bride, The. (F.T., Songs. W.E. Disc.) (Sept. 29.) Jeanette 
MacDonald. 8,028 ft. U. " Kine." Oct. 2, 1930. Rel. June i, 1930. U.A. 

Lotus Lady, The. (F.T., Songs. R.C.A. Film.) (Sept. 30.) Fern 
Andra. 6,328 ft. " Kine." Oct. 2, 1930. Rel. Mar. 9, 1931. Audible. 



The Films of 1930 59 

Love, Speed, Danger. (July 7.) Bob Stoll. 5,748 ft. U. " Kine." 
July 10, 1930. Rel. Aug. 30, 1930. B. & F.F. 

Love Waltz, The. (F.T., Songs. Klangfilm, F. or D.) (July 23.) 
l.ilian Harvey and John Batten. 6,100 ft. U. " Kine." July 31, 1930. 
Rel. Mar. 23, 1931. Wardour. 

Love's Conquest. (F.T., R.C.A. Film). (May 30.) Robert Armstrong 
5,540 ft. A. " Kine." June 5, 1930. Rel. Nov. 10, 1930. P.D.C. 

Love's Masquerade (Oct. 21.] Carmen Boni and Jack Trevor. 5,000 ft. 
A. " Kine." Oct. 23, 1930. Rel. Oct. 1930. W.P. 

♦Loves of Robert Burns, The. (F.T., Songs. W.E. Film.) (Mar. 3.) 
Joseph. Hislop and Eve Gray. 8,632 ft. A. " Kine." Mar. 6, 1930. Rel. 
Date not fixed. Ideal. 

Lovin' the Ladies. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (May 20.) Richard Dix 
and Lois Wilson. 6,513 ft. U. " Kine." May 22. 1930. Rel. Date not fixed 
Ideal. 

Lucky Larkin. (Syn. W.E. Film). (Dec. 3.) Ken Maynard. 5,809 ft. 
U. " Kine." Dec. 5, 1929. Rel. May 12, 1930. Universal. 

Lummox. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Jan. 16.) Winifred Westover. 7,500 
ft. A. " Kine." Jan. 23, 1930. Rel. Oct. 23, 1930. United Artists. 

Love At First Sight. (F.T., R.C.A., F. or D.) (Feb. 4.) Suzanne 
Keener and Richard Norton. 6,093 ft. A. " Kine." Feb. 6, 1930. Rel. 
Sept. 29, 1930. Butcher. 

Love Comes Along. (F.T., Songs. R.C.A. Film.) (Mar. 5.) Bebe 
Daniels and Lloyd Hughes. 7,028 ft. A. " Kine." Mar. 13, 1930. Rel. 
Nov. 10, 1930. Ideal. 

Love Finds a Way. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (July 3.) Bebe Daniels and 
Ben Lyon. 6,412 ft. A. " Kine." July 3, 1930. Rel. Ideal. 

Love in the Rough. (F.T., Songs. W.E. F. or D.) (Sept 29.) Robert 
Montgomery. 7,673 ft. U. " Kine." Oct. 2, 1930. Rel. April 27, 1931. 
M.-G.-M. 

Love is Like That. (F.T., Songs.) (Sept. 2.) Myrna Loy. 6,259 ft. 
U. " Kine." Sept, 4, 1930. Rel. Mar. 9, 1931. Butcher. 

Xove, Live and Laugh (F.T., W.E. Film). (Dec. 19.) George Jejse 
and Lila Lee. 8,217 ft. U. " Kine." Dec. 26, 1929. Rel. Mar. 31, 1930. 
Fox. 

Love Parade. The. (F.T., Songs. W.E. Film.) (Feb. 13.) Maurice 
Chevalier. 10,199ft. U. "Kine." Feb. 20, 1930. Rel. Oct. 6, 1930. 
Paramount. 

Love Ring, The. (Syn. P.T. Disc.) (June 12) Max Schmehng, Olga 
Tschechowa and Renate Muller. 8 reels. A. " Kine." June 19, 1930. 
Rel. July 30, 1930. B. & F.F. 

Mad Dancer, The. (April 16.) Ann Pennington. 5,834 ft. U. "Kine." 
April 24, 1930. Rel. June 1930. A.P.D. 

Madhuri. (Jan. 13.) Sulochana. 6,900 ft. U. " Kine." Jan. 16, 1930. 
Rel. date not fixed. United Kingdom. 

Magic Flute, The. (Dec. 27.) All Indian Cast. 11,209 ft. U. " Kine." 
Jan. 2, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. F.B.O. 

Mamba. (F.T. RCA Disc.) (May 6.) Jean Hersholt, Eleanor 
Boardman and Ralph Forbes. 6,990 ft. A. " Kine." May 8, 1930. Rel. 
Dec. 8, 1930. Gaumont. 

Mammy. (F.T. Songs. W.E. Disc.) (June 24.) Al Jolson and Lois 
Moran. 7,569 ft. U. " Kine." June 26, 1930. Rel., Mar. 23, 1931. 
Warner. 

Man from Blankleys, The. (F.T. Vitaphone. Disc.) (May 13.) John 
Barrymore and Loretta Young. 6,174 ^t. " Kine," May 15, 1930. Rel. 
Dec. I, 1930. Warner. 

*Man ivoja. Chicago, The. (F.T., RCA. Film.) (Oct. 22.) Bernard 
Nedell and Joyce I\ennedy. 7,895 ft. U. " Kine." Oct. 30, 1930. Rel. 
Aug. ID, 1931. Wardour. 



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Man from Wyoming, The. {F.T., W.E. Film.) (Sept. 2.) Gary Cooper. 
5,915 ft. U. " Kine." Sept. 4, 1930. Rel. April 13. 1931. Paramount. 

Man Hunter, The. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (May 16.) Rin-Tin-Tin and 
Norah Lane. 4,416 ft. TJ. " Kine." May 22, 1930. Rel. Oct. 13, 1930. 
Warner. 

Man in Hobbles, The. (Jan. 8.) John Harron and Lila Lee. 5,976 ft. 
U. " Kine." Jan, 16, 1930. Rel. June 9, 1930. Tiffany. 

Manolescu. (Jan. 28.) Brigitte Helm. 7,200 ft. A. " Kine." Jan. 
30, 1930. Rel. May 19, 1930. Gaumont. 

Man Trouble. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (July 25.) Milton Sills and Dorothy 
Mackaill. 8,125 ft. A. " Kine." July 31, 1930. Rel. Dec. i, 1930. Fox. 

*Man Who Changed His Name, The. (June 3.) Stewart Rome and Betty 
Faire. 7,150ft. A. " Kine." June 5, 1930. Rel. Oct. 6, 1930. Brit. Lion. 

Man Without Fear, The. (May 28.) Buddy Roosevelt. 5,000 ft. U. 
" Kine." June 5, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Equity. 

Marianne. (F.T. Songs, W.E. Disc.) (Jan. 2.) Marion Davies. 
11,200 ft. U. " Kine ." Jan. 9, 1930. Rel. May 12, 1930. M.-G.-M. 

Marriage Playground, The. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Jan. 21.) Mary Brian. 
6 reels. A. " Kine." Jan. 23, 1930. Rel. Sept., 1930. Paramount. 

Married in Haste. (Jan 13.) Arthur Pusey and Ossi Oswalda. 5,526ft. 
A. " Kine." Jan. 16, 1930. Rel. April 7, 1930. Butcher. 

Married in Hollywood. (F.T. Songs, W.E. Film.) (Nov. 28.) Norma 
Ferris. 9,800 ft. U. " Kine." December 5, 1929. Rel. Feb. 12, 1930. Fo.x. 

Masks of the Devil. (Syn., W.E. Disc.) (Dec. 18.) John Gilbert. 
6,679 ft. A. " Kine." Dec. 26, 1929. Rel. July 7, 1930. M.-G.-M. 

Matinee Idol. (Jan. 15.) Bessie Love and Johnny Walker. 5,793 ft. 
U. " Kine." Jan. 23, 1930. Rel. April 28, 1930. F.B.O. 

Matrimonial Problem, A. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (Sept. 10.) Florence 
Eldridge and Frank Fay. 6,397 ft. A. " Kine." Sept. 18, 1930. Rel. 
Jan. 29, 1931. Warner. 

Medals. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (April 3.) Gary Cooper and Beryl Mercer, 
7,584 ft. U. " Kine." April 10, 1930. Rel. Dec. 20, 1930. Paramount. 

Medicine Man, The. (F.T., RCA Film.) (Sept. 12.) Betty Bronson. 
6,221 ft. A. " Kine." Sept. 18, 1930. Rel. Dec. 1, 1930. Gaumont. 

Meet the Prince. (April i.) Ash ton Dearholt. 5 reels. U. " Kine." 
April 10, 1930. Rel. Jan., 1931. Cavendish. 

Melody Man, The. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Mar. 28.) William Collier, 
Jnr., and Alice Day. 6,400 ft. TJ. " Kine." April 3, 1930. Rel. Aug. 4, 

1930. W. & F. 

Men Are Like That. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (May 27.) Hal Skelly 
5,508 ft. U. " Kine." May 29, 1930. Rel. Feb. 16, 1931. Paramount. 

Men of the North. (F.T.. W.E. Film.) (Oct. 28.) Gilbert Rowland 
and Barbara Leonard. 5,556 ft. U. " Kine." Oct. 30, 1930. Rel. May 11, 

1931. M.-G.-M. 

Men Without Women. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Mar. 6.) Kenneth 
McKenna and Frank Albertson. 7,046 ft. A. " Kine." Mar. 13, 1930. 
Rel. July 14, 1930. Fox. 

*Middle Watch, The. (F.T., RCA Film.) (Oct. 27.) Owen Nares, 
Jacqueline Logan, and Frederick Volpe. 10,235 ft. U. " Kine." Oct. 30, 
1930. Rel. Aug. 3, 1931. Wardour. 

Midnight Mystery, A. (F.T., RCA Film.) (Sept. 12.) Betty Compson 
and Lowell Sherman. 6,373 ft. A. " Kine." Sept. 18, 1930. Rel. date 
not fixed. Ideal. 

Midstream. (F.T. Songs. RCA Film.) (Sept. 3.) Ricardo Cortez and, 
Claire Windsor. 7,427ft. A. "Kine." Sept. 11, 1930. Rel. Nov. 17, 
1930. Gaumont. 

Mighty, The. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Dec. 31.) George Bancroft and 
Esther Ralston. 6,714 ft. A. " Kine." Jan. 2, 1930. Rel. Sept. 8, 1930- 
Paramount. 



The Films of 1930. ' 61 

Mirth and Melody. (F.T. Songs, W.E. Film.) (Feb. 27.) 6,620 ft. 
U. " Kine." Mar, 6, 1930. Rel. May 5, 1930. Fox. 

*Mister Nobody. (Jan. 22.) Frank Stanmore. 4,941 ft. U. " Kine." 
Jan. 30, 1930. Rel. May 5, 1930. Fox. 

Moby Dick. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Nov. 13.) John Barrymore. 
7,iOoft. A. " Kine." Nov. 20, 1930. Rel. May, 25, 1931. Warner. 

Modern Knight, A. (May 26.) Buddy Rooseveldt. 5,000 ft. U. 
" Kine." May 29, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Equity. 

Modern Pirate, The. (Nov. 13.) Jack Trevor and Marietta Hillner. 
5,400ft. U. "Kine." Nov. 20, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. B. & F.F. 

Montana Moon. (F.T. Song.s, W.E. Film.) (April 15.) Joan Crawford 
and John Mack Brown. 8,115 ft. A. " Kine." April 17, 1930. Rel. Oct. 
27, 1930. M.-G.-.M 

Montmartre Rose. (May 26.) Margueritte de la Motte and Harry Myers. 
5,028 ft. " Kine." May 29, 1930. Del. Aug. 25, 1930. Butcher. 

Morgan's Last Raid. (Jan. 13.) Tim McCoy. 4,918 ft. U. " Kine." 
Jan. 23, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. M.-G.-M. 

Mountain Justice. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (May 14.) Ken Maynard. 
6,415 ft. U. " Kine." May 22, 1930. Rel. Oct. 6, 1930. Universal. 

Mounted Stranger, The. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Feb. 27.) Hoot Gibson 
and Louise Lorraine. 5,875 ft. U. " Kine." Mar. 6, 1930. Rel. July 14, 
1930. Universal. 

Movietone Follies of 1930. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (June 6.) El Brendel. 
6,722 ft. U. " Kine." June 12, 1930. Rel. Oct. 13, 1930. Fox. 

*Murder. (F.T., RCA Film.) (Aug. i.) Herbert Marshall and Norah 
Baring. 9,700 ft. A. "Kine." Aug. 7, 1930. Rel. May, 27, 1931. 
Ward our. 

Murder on the Roof . (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Feb. 4.) Raymond Hatton. 
5,420 ft. A. " Kine." Feb. 6, 1930. Rel. Aug. 18, 1930. W. & F. 

Murder Will Out. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (May 9.) Jack Mulhall and Lila 
Lee. 6,000ft. A. "Kine." May 15, 1930. Rel. Dec. i, 1930. F.N, P. 

My Lord the Chauffeur. (Jan 21.) Kim Peacock. 5,320 ft. U. 
" Kine." Jan. 23, 1930. Rel. April 28, 1930. Fox. 

Mysterious Island, The. (Syn., P.T., W.E. Disc.) (June 3.) Lionel 
Barrymore and Jane Daly. 8,485 ft. A. " Kine." June 5, 1930. Rel. 
date not fixed. M-.G.-M. 

Mystery of Life, The. (F.T., Syn.) (Nov. 13.) 3,711ft. A. "Kine." 
Nov. 20, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Wardour. 

Naughty Duchess, The. (Jan. 7.) H. B. Warner and Eve Southern. 
5,300 ft. A. " Kine." Jan. 9, 1930. Rel. May 19, 1930. Tiffany. 

Naughty Husbands. (Jan. 29.) Pat Ludlow and Sonia Kerr. 5,600 ft. 
A. " Kine. "Feb. 6, 1930. Rel. April 14, 1930. Benstead. 

Navy Blues. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Jan. 16.) William Haines and 
Anita Page. 7,009 ft. A. " Kine" Jan.- 16, 1930. Rel. July 21, 1930. 
M.-G.-M 

NeaT the Rainbow's End. (F.T., RCA Film.) (Sept. 9) Bob Steele 
and Louise Lorraine. 5,186 ft. U. "Kine." Sept. 11, 1930. Rel. Nov. 3, 
1930. Gaumont. 

New Orleans. (P.T., RCA Film.) (Sept. 2.) Ricardo Cortez, William 
Collier, Jnr., and Alma Bennett. 6,930 ft. A. " Kine." Sept. 4, 1930. 
Rel. date not fixed. G.aumont. 

New York Nights. (F.T. , W.E. Film.) (Feb. 6.) Norma Talmadge and 
Gilbert Roland. 8,300 ft. A. " Kine." Feb. 13, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. 
United Artists. 

*Night Birds. (F.T., RCA Film.) (Oct. 16.) Jack Raine, Muriel 
Angelus, and Jameson Thomas. 8,701 ft. A. " Kine." Oct. 23, 1930. 
Rel. July 31, 1931. Wardour. 

*Night Porter, The. (F.T., Brit. Acoustic.) (Mar. 25.) Donald Calthrop. 
5,073 ft. U. ' Kine." Mar. 27, 1930. Rel. date not fixec. Ideal, 



62 The Kinemaiograph Year Book. 

Night Ride, The. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Jan. 15.) Barbara Kent and 
Joseph Schildkraut. 5,575 ft. A. " Kine." Jan. 23, 1930. Rel. June 16, 
1930. Universal. 

Night Watch, The. (Sept. 5.) Biliie Dove. 6,672 ft. A. " Kine." 
Sept. II, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. F.N. P. 

Night Work. (F.T.) (July 4.) Eddie Quillan. 7,620 ft. U. "Kine." 
July 10, 1930. Rel. Jan. 26, 1931. P.D.C. 

Nix on Dames. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Jan. 10.) Robert Ames and Wil- 
liam Harrigan. 6,071 ft. U. " Kine." Jan. 16, 1930. Rel. April, 14, 1930. 
Fox. 

*No Exit. (Syn.. Vocalion.) (July 8.) John Stuart and Muriel Angelus. 
6,375 ft. U. " Kine." July 10, 1930. Rel. Dec. 15, 1930. Warner. 

No No Nanette. (F.T. Songs, W.E. Disc.) (Mar. 14.) Bernice Claire. 
9,054 ft. U. " Kine." Mar 20, 1930. Rel. Oct. 20, 1930. F.N. P. 

Not Damaged. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (June 19.) Lois Moran and Walter 
Byron. 6,866 ft. A. " Kine." June 26, 1930. Rel. Oct. 6, 1930. Fox. 

Notorious Affair, A. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (June 13.) BiUie Dove. 
6,009 ft. A. " Kine." June 19, 1930. Rel. Dec. 8, 1930. F.N. P. 

Not So Dumb. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (Feb. 20.) Marion Davies. 
6,868 ft. U. " Kine." Feb. 27, IQ30. Rel. Aug. 11, iq3o. M.-G.-M. 

*Not So Quiet on the Western Front. (F.T. Songs, RCA Film.) (May i.) 
Leslie Fuller and Stella Browne. 4,500ft. U. "Kine." May 8, 1930. 
Rel. Aug. 4, 1930. Wardour. 

Numbered Man. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (Aug. 22.) Bernice Claire and 
Conrad Nagel. 6,000 ft. A. " Kine." Aug. 28, 1930. Rel. Jan. 26, 1931. 
F.N.P. 

Object — -Ahmony. (Dec. 9.) Lois Wilson and Hugh Allen. 6,700 ft. 
U. " Kine." Dec. 12, 1929. Rel. Mar. 3, 1930. .F.B.O. 

Officer O'Brien. (F.T., RCA Film.) (Feb. 19.) William Boyd and 
Dorothy Sebastian. 6,716 ft. A. " Kine." Feb. 27, 1930. Rel. Sept. 22, 

1930. P.D.C. 

Office Wife, The. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (Sept. 22.) Dorothy Mackaill 
and Lewis Stone. 5,362 ft. A. " Kine." vSept. 25, 1930. Rel. Feb. 9, 

1931. Warner. 

Oklahoma Cyclone. (F.T. Songs, W.E. Film.) (Sept. 30.) Bob Steele. 
5,916 ft. U. " Kine." Oct. 2, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Gaumont. 

Oh, Sailor Behave. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (Sept. 25.) Irene Delroy, 
6,280ft. A. "Kine." Oct. 2, 1930. Rel. Feb. 16, 1930. Warner. 

Old English. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (Oct. 15.) George Arliss. 7,983 ft. 
A. " Kine." Oct. 23, 1930. Rel. April 20, 1931. Warner. 

*0n Approval. (F.T., W.E.) (Aug. 26.) Tom Walls and Yvonne 
Arnaud. 8,839 ft. A. " Kine." Aug, 26, 1930. Rel. Mar, 2, 1931. W. &F. 

Once a Gentleman. (F.T., RCA Film.) (Aug. 22.) E. E. Horton and 
Lois Wilson. 7,700ft. XJ. "Kine." Aug. 28, 1930. Rel. Mar, 30, 1931. 
W. (^- F. 

: *One Family. (F. T., Klangfilm.) (June 30.) Douglas Beaumont and 
Sam Livesey. 6,208 ft. U. " Kine." July 10, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. 
Pro Patria. . 

One Mad Kiss. (F.T. Songs, W.E.) (Aug. i.) Don Jose Mojica and 
Mona Maris. 5,981 ft. U. " Kine." Aug. 7, 1930. Rel. Dec. 22, 1930. 
Fox. 

One Night at Susies. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (Sept. 26.) Helen Ware, 
Biliie Dove, and Douglas Fairbanks, Junr. 5,626 ft. A. " Kine." Oct. 2, 
1930. Rel, June 29, 1931. F.N.P. 

One Romantic Night. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (April 30.) Lihan Gish, 
Marie Dressier and Rod la Rocque. 6,689 ft. U. " Kine." May 8, 1930. 
Rel. Jan. 12, 1930. United Artists. 

On the Level. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (June 13.) Victor McLaglen. 
6,464ft. U. "Kine." June 19, 1930. Rel. October 20, 1930. Fox. 



The Films of 1930. 63 

Only the Brave. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (May 20.) Mary Brian and Gary 
Cooper. 6,800 ft. U. " Kine."Mav22, 1930. Rel. Feb. 6, 1931. Paramount. 

On Your Back. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Aug. 14.) Irene Rich and H. B. 
Warner. 6,571 ft. U. " Kine." Aug. 21, 1930. Rel. Jan. 19, 1931. Fox. 

Other To-Morrow, The. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (Mar. 4.) Billie Dove 
and Grant Withers. 5,754 ft. A. " Kine." Mar. 6, 1930. Rel. Oct. 27, 
1930. F.N.P. 

Our Blushing Brides. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Aug. 20.) Joan Crawford, 
9,133 ft. A. " Kine." Aug. 28, 1930. Rel. Mar. 16, 1931. M.G.M. 

Our Modern Maidens. (Syn., W.E. Disc.) (Aug. 19.) Joan Crawford, 
Rod La Rocque and Douglas Fairbanks, Jnr. 6,964 ft. U. " Kine." 
Aug. 21, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. M-G-M. 

Outlawed. (Feb. 20.) Tom Mix and Sally Blane. 5,883 ft. U. 
" Kine." Feb. 27, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Ideal. 

Outside the Law. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Sept. 3.) Mary Nolan. 
6,374 ft. A. " Kine." Sept. II, 1930. Rel. Feb. 23, 1931. Universal. 

Overland Telegraph, The. (Jan. 15.) Tim McCoy. 4,807 ft. U. 
" Kine." Jan. 16, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. M»G-M. 

Over the Border. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (Aprils.) Rin-Tin-Tin. 4,433 ft. 
U. " Kine." April 10. 1930. Rel. Oct. 6, 1930. Warner, 

Painted Angel, The. (F.T. Songs, W.E. Disc.) (Jan. 24.) Billie Dove. 
6,446 ft. A. " Kine." Jan. 30, 1930. Rel. Aug. 14, 1930. F.N.P. 

Painted Faces. (F.T. Songs, RCA Film.) (Jan. 7.) Joe E. Brown. 
6,801 ft. A. " Kine." Jan. 9, 1930. Rel. July 7, 1930. Gaumont. 

Painted Pictures. (April 23.) Evelyn Spilsbury and Haddon Mason. 
5,541 ft. U. " Kine." May i, 1930. Rel. July 14, 1930. Fox. 

Pandora's Box. (April .) Louise Brooks. 7,100 ft. A. " Kine.". 
April 17, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. B.I.F.D. 

Parade of the West. (P.T. Songs, W.E. Film.) (Jan. 24.) Ken May- 
nard. 6,845 ft. U. " Kine." Jan. 30, 1930. Rel. June 30, 1930. Uni- 
versal. 

Paradise Island. (F.T., RCA Film.) (Sept. 5.) Kenneth Harlan. 
6,494 ft. A. " Kine." Sept. II, 1930. Rel. Jan. 26, 1931. Gaumont. 

Paramount on Parade. (F.T. Songs, W.E. Film.) (June 16.) Maurice 
Chevalier and all star cast. 9,398 ft. U. " Kine." June 19, 1930. Rel. 
Mar. 16, 193 1. Paramount. 

Pardon My Gun. (F.T. Songs, RCA Film.) (Nov. 12.) Sally Starr 
5,758 ft. U. " Kine." Nov. 20, 1930. Rel. Feb. 2, 1931. P.D.C. 

Paris. (F.T. Songs, W.E. Disc.) (Dec. 13.) Jack Buchanan and Irene 
Bordoni. 8,975 ^t. A. " Kine." Dec. 19, 1929. Rel. June 23, 1930. 
F.N.P. 

Pavement Butterfly. (Dec. 9.) Anna May Wong and Lilla Garden. 
7,989 ft. A. " Kine." Dec. 12, X929. Rel. April 30, 1 030. Wardour. 

Peacock Alley. (F.T., RCA F. or D.) (July 24.) Mae Murray and 
George Barraud. 6,149 ft. A. " Kine." July 31, 1930. Rel. Mar. 31, 
1930. Tiffany. 

Personality. (F.T., W.E. F. and D.) (June 10.) Johnny Arthur and 
Sallv Starr. 6,536 ft. U. " Kine." June 12, 1930. Rel. Jan. 19, 1931. 
W. & F. 

Phantom in the House. (F.T., RCA Film.) (Feb. 14.) Ricardo Cortez 
and Nancy Welford. 5,587 ft. A. " Kine." Feb. 20, 1930. Rel. July 21, 
1930. Gaumont. 

Phantom of the Opera. (Syn., P.T., W.E. Film.) (July 21.) Lon 
Chaney and Mary Philbin. 8,395 ft. U. " Kine." July 24, 1930. Rel. 
date not fixed. Universal. 

Piccadilly Nights. (F.T., Vocalion Disc.) (Mar. 21.) Billy Rutherford. 
8,113 ft- U. " Kine." May 29, 1930. Rel. date net fixed. F.B.O. 

Playing Around. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (Mar. 11.) Alice White and 
Chester Morris. 5,676 ft. A. " Kine." Mar. 13, 1930. Rel. Sept. 29, 
1930. F.N.P, 



64' The Kinematograph Year Book. 

Playing With Fire. (Jan. 31.) Dolly Davies. 6,460 ft. A. " Kine." 
Feb. 6, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. U.K. 

♦Plunder. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Nov. 5.) Tom Walls and Ralph Lynn. 
7,500 ft. U. " Kine." Nov. 13, 1930. Rel. Sept. 7, 1931. W. & F. 

Pointed Heels. (F.T. Songs, W.E. Film.) (Jan. 28.) William Powell. 
5,476 ft. A. " Kine." Jan. 30, 1930. Rel. Oct. 13, 1930. Paramount. 

Poor Millionaire, The. (Mar. 6.) Richard Talmadge and Constance 
Howard. 5,000 ft. U. " Kine." Mar. 13, 1930. Rel. June 2, 1930 
Argosy. 

*Price of Things. (F.T., RCA Film.) (July 2.) Elissa Landi. 7,756 ft. 
A. " Kine." July 10, 1930. Rel. Mar. 23, 1931 United Artists. 

Pride of Donegal, The. (Dec. 13.) The Pride of Donegal. 6,000 ft. U. 
" Kine." Dec. 19, 1929. Rel. date Feb. 10, 1930. Fox. 

Primrose Path, The. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (July i.) Helen Foster. 
6,331 ft. A. " Kine." July 3, 1930. Rel. Jan. 26, 1931. Universal. 

Princely Nights. (Syn. Sono Art Disc.) (July 14.) Gina Manes and 
Jacques Catelaine. 11 reels. U. " Kine." July 17, 1930. Rel. Oct. 6, 
1930. B. & F.F. 

Prince of Diamonds. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (June 12.) Aileen Pringle. 
6,561 ft. A. " Kine." June 19, 1930. Rel. Nov. 24, 1930 W. & F. 

Prowlers of the Sea. (Jan. 8.) Carmel Myers and Ricardo Cortez. 
5,166 ft. U. " Kine." Jan. 16, 1930. Rel. May 12, 1930. Tiffany. 

Patting on the Ritz. (F.T. Songs, W.E. Film.) (April 16.) Harry 
Richman and Joan Bennett. 7,950 ft. U. " Kine." April 24, 1930. 
Rel. Nov. 17, 1930. United Artists. 

Quitter, The. (Dec. 13.) Ben Lyon and Dorothy Revier. 5,838 ft. 
A. " Kine." Dec. 19, 1929. Rel. April 21, 1930. Gaumont. 

Baffles. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (July 11.) Ronald Colman and Kay 
Francis. 6,577 ft. A. " Kine." July 17, 1930. Rel. May 4, 1931. United 

yl TJ'TpTC'pC 

*Raise the Roof. (F.T. Songs, RCA Film.) (Feb. 28.) Betty Balfour 
and Maurice Evans. 6,990 ft. U. " Kine." Mar. 6, 1930. Rel. Aug. 25, 
1930. F.N. P. 

Rampant Age, The. (F.T., RCA Film.) (Mar. 18.) Merna Kennedy 
and James Murray. 5,885 ft. A. " Kine." Mar. 20, 1930. Rel. Aug. 4, 
1930. Gaumont. 

Real Girl, A. (Aug. 14.) Sally O'Neill and Donald Reed. 5,785 ft. 
U. " Kine." April 17, 1930. Rel. Aug. 11, 1930. Ideal. 

Recaptured Love. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (Sept. 4.) Belle Bennett and 
John Halhday. 5,816 ft. A. " Kine." Sept. 11, 1930. Rel. Jan. 12, 1931. 
Warner. 

Reckoning, The. (Jan. 16.) Francis X. Bushman and Helena Chadwick. 
6,200 ft. A. " Kine." Jan. 23, 1930. Rel. May 19, 1930. F.B.O. 

*Red Aces. (June 6.) Cronin Wilson and Muriel Angelus. 7,200 ft. 
A. " Kine." June 12, 1930. Rel. Nov. 3, 1930. British Lion. 

Red Hot Rhythm. (F.T. Songs, RCA Film.) (Jan. 10.) Alan Hale 
and Kathryn Crawford. 6,918 ft. A. " Kine." Jan. 16, 1930. Rel. 
May 12, 1930. P.D.C. 

Redemption. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (April 29.) John Gilbert and Eleanor 
Boardman. 6,015 ft. A. " Kine." May i, 1930. Rel. Dec. 15, 1930. 
M.-G.-M. 

*Red Pearls. (Feb. 18.) Lilian Rich and Frank Perfitt. 6,536 ft. A- 
" Kine." Feb. 20, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Butcher. 

Renegades. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Nov. 13.) Warner Baxter and 
Myrna Loy. 8,492 ft. A. " Kine," Nov. 20, 1930. Rel. Feb. 2, 1931- 
Fox. 

Return of Dr. Fu Manchu, The. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Aug. 12.) Warner 
Oland and Jean Arthur. 6,824 ft. A. " Kine." Aug. 14, 1930. Rel. 
Mar. 4, 1931. Paramount. 



The Films of 1930. 65 

Return of Sherlock Holmes. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Dec. 3.) Clive 
Brook. 7,050 ft. A. " Kine." Dec. 5, 1929. Rel. Aug. 4, 1929. Para- 
mount. 

Richest Man in the World. (F.T., W.E. Flim.l (July 11.) Louis 
Mann and Leila Hyams. 7,872 ft. U. " Kine." July 17, 1930. Rel. 
Feb. 9, 193 1. M.G.M. 

Rich People. (F.T., RCA Film.) (Dec. 20.) Constance Bennett and 
Regis Toomev. 7,087ft. U. " Kine." Dec. 26, 1929. Rel. May 19, 1930. 
P.D.C. 

Ridin' Law. (F.T. Powers F. and D.) (Nov. 18.) Jack Perrin and 
Renee Borden. 5,000 ft. U. " Kine." Nov. 20, 1930. Rel. date not 
fixed. F1Z.M0PH0NE. 

Riding Rivals. (Mar. 28.) Wally Wales. 4,162 ft. U. " Kine." 
April 3, 1930. Rel. July, 1930. B. & F.F. 

Rio Rita. (F.T. Songs, RCA). (Nov. 28.) Bebe Daniels and John 
Boles. 12,497 ft. U. " Kine." Dec. 5, 1929. Rel. Sept. 15, 1930. Ideal. 

Roadhouse Nights. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (April 25.) Helen Morgan and 
Charles Ruggles. 6,364 ft. A. " Kine." May i, 1930. Rel. Jan. 15, 1931. 
Paramount. 

*Road to Fortune. (F.T., RCA Film.) (Aug. 29.) Guy Newall and 
Doria March. 5,358 ft. U. " Kine." Sept. 4, 1930. Rel. May 18, 1931. 
Paramount. 

Road to Paradise. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (Aug. 15.) Loretta Young and 
Jack Mulhall. 6,888 ft. A. " Kine." Aug. 12, 1930. Rel. Jan. 12, 1931. 
F.N.P. 

Roaring Ranch. (F.T. , W.E. Film.) (May 20.) Hoot Gibson and Sally 
Filers. 6,009 ft. U. " Kine." May 22, 1930. Rel. Sept. 15, 1930. Uni- 
versal. 

Roaring Riders. (Mar. 28.) Wally Whales. U. 4.130 ft. " Kine." 
April 3, 1930. Rel. Jul}^ 1930. B. & F.F. 

Rogue's Song, The. (F.T. Songs, W.E. Film.) (April 11.) Lawrence 
Tibbett. 9,000 ft. A. " Kine." April 17, 1930. Rel. Sept. 22, 1930. 
M.G.M. 

Romance. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Aug. 20.) Greta Garbo, Lewis Stone 
6,950 ft. A. " Kine." Aug. 28, 1930. Rel. Mar. 23, 1931. M.G.M. 

Romance of Riches. (Aug. 26.) Marjorie Hume and Brian Aherne. 
5,400 ft. XJ. " Kine." Aug. 28, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Equity. 

♦Romance of Seville. (Syn. Songs, RCA Film.) (July 23.) Marguerite 
Allen. 3,160 ft. U. " Kine." July 31, 1930. Rel. Jan. 19, 1931. F.N.P. 

Romance of the Rio Grande. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Dec. 20.) Warner 
Baxter. 8,652 ft. A. " Kine." Dec. 19, 1929. Rel. Mar. 10, 1930. Fox. 

Romance of the Rio Grande. (April 8.) Warner Baxter and Mona 
Maris. 7,757 ft. A. " Kine." April 10, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Fox. 
♦Romantic England. (Dec. 18.) 4,538 ft. U. " Kine." Dec. 26, 1929. 
Rel. April 14, 1930. P.D.C. 

*Rookery Nook. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Feb. 11.) Tom Walls and Ralph 
Lynn. 9,722 ft. U. " Kine." Feb. 13, 1930. Rel. Aug. 11, 1930. W. & F. 

Royal Rider, The. (May i.) Ken Maynard and Olive Hasbrouck. 
6,012 ft. U. " Kine." May 8, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. F.N.P. 

Royal Romance, A. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (June 17.) William Collier, 
Jnr. and Pauline Starke. 6,522 ft. U. " Kine." June 19, 1930. Rel. 
Jan. 5, 1931. W. & F. 

Rough Romance. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (July 3.) George O'Brien 
5,087 ft. U. " Kine." July 10, 1930. Rel. Nov. 10, 1930. Fox. 

Rough Waters. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (July 16.) Rin-Tin-Tin. 4,304 ft. 
U. " Kine." July 24, 1930. Rel. Dec. 29, 1930. Warner. 

Runaway Bride, The. (F.T.. RCA Film.) (July 16). Nancy Astor 
and Lloyd Hughes. 6,337 f^- A. " Kine." July 24, 1930. Rel. date not 
fixed. Ideal. 



66. The Kinematograph Year Book. 

Sacred Flame, The. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (Jan. 3.) Pauline Frederick, 
Lila Lee and Conrad Nagel. 5,834 ft. A. " Kine." Jan 9, 1930. Rel. 
Aug. II, 1930. Warner. 

Safety in Numbers. (F.T., W.E. Film). (Aug. 26.) Charles Rogers. 
7,352 ft. A. " Kine." Aug. 28, 1930. Rel. May 18, 1931. Paramount. 

Sailor's Farewell, A. (Dec. 20.) Rudolph Rhudin. 6/200 ft. U. 
" Kine." Dec. 26, 1929. Rel. date not fixed. U.K. 

Sally. (F.T. Songs. Colour.) (Feb. 27.) Marilyn Miller. 9,230 ft. 
U. " Kine." Mar. 6, 1930. Rel. Sept. 22, 1930. F.-N.-P. 

Salute. (Feb. 18.) George O'Brien and Helen Chandler. 6,438 ft. U. 
" Kine." Feb. 20, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Fox. 

Sap, The. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (Jan. 17.) Edward Everett Horton. 
7,363 ft. A. " Kine." Jan. 23, 1930. Rel. June 2, 1930. Warner. 

Sarah and Son. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (May 13). Ruth Chatterton and 
Frederic Marsh. 7,138 ft. U. " Kine." May 15, 1930. Rel. Feb. 2, 1931. 
Paramount. 

Saiola. (May 8.) 10,650 ft. U. "Kine." May 15, 1930. Rel. 
May, 1930. Universal. 

Scarlet Pages. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Sept. 18.) Elsie Ferguson, John 
Halliday and Marion Nixon. 5,823 ft. A. " Kine." Sept. 25, 1930. Rel. 
Mar. 9, 1931. F.-N.-P. 

*School for Scandal, The. (F.T.) (Sept. ). Basil Gill and Madeline 
Carroll. 6,910ft. U. "Kine." Sept. 11, 1930. Rel. June 8, 1931. 
Paramount. 

*ScragS. (Mar. 25.) Scrags. 5,659ft. U. "Kine." Mar 27, 1930. 
Rel. Feb. 26, 1931. M.G.M. 

Sea Bat, The. (F.T., W.E. Film). (July 25.) Raquel Torres and 
Charles Bickford. 6,247ft. U. "Kine." July 31, 1930. Rel. Mar. 2, 
1931. M.G.M. 

Sea Fury. (March 11.) Mildred Harris and James Hallett. 5,189 ft. 
A. ' Ivine." Mar. 13, 1930. Rel. June 9, 1930. Argosy. 

Sea Wolf, The. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (Oct. 22.) Milton Sills and Jane 
Keith. 7,200ft. A. "Kine." Oct. 30, 1930. Rel. Jan. 26, 1931. Fox. 

Second Choice. (F.T. , W.E. Disc.) (Jan. 22.) Dolores Costello. 
6,168 ft. A. " Kine." Jan. 30, 1930. Rel. May 26, 1930. Warner. 

Second Floor Mystery, The. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (May 30.) Grant 
Withers. 5,147 ft. A. " Kine." June 5, 1930. Rel. Nov. 17, 1930. Warner. 

Second Kiss, The. (P.T. Tobis.) (April 15.) Ivan Petrovitch and Lil 
Dagover. 6,260 ft. U. " Kine." April 17, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. 
W. & F. 

Second Wife. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (May 13.) Conrad Nagel and Lila 
Lee. 6,060 ft. U. " Kine." May 15, 1930. Rel. Feb. 2, 1931. Ideal. 

Secret Woman, The. (June 30.) Irene Rich. 5,557 ft. A. " Ivine." 
Julv 3, 1930. Rel. Sept. 8, 1930. Butcher. 

Seven Faces. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (Dec. 11.) Paul Muni. 8,000 ft. 
U. " Kine." Dec. 19, 1929. Rel. Aug. 25, 1930. Fox. 

Seven Keys to Baldpate. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (Mar. 14.) Richard Dix. 
6,756 ft. U. " I\ine." Mar. 20, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Ideal. 

Shadow of the Law, The. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Sept. 5.) William. Powell. 
6,595 ft. A. " Kine." Sept. 4, 1930. Rel. May 25, 1931. Paramount, 

Shadow of the Mine, The. (Jan. 16.) 3,657 ft. U. " Kine." Jan. 23, 
1930. Rel. Feb. 14, 1930. Atlas. 

Shadows of Yesterday. (May 30.) 5,000 ft. A. " Kine." June 5, 1930. 
Rel. date not fixed. Benstead. 

Shanghai. (Jan. 16.) 3,637 ft. U. " Kine." Jan. 23, 1930. Rel. 
Feb. 14, 1930. Atlas. 

Shannons of Broadway, The. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Dec. 19.) James 
and Lucille Gleason. 6,356 ft. U. " Kine." Dec. 26, 1929. Rel. May 12, 
1930. Universal. 



The Films of 1930. 67 

She Couldn't Say No. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (April 3.) Winnie Lightner 
and Chester Morris. 6,429 ft. U. " Kine." April 10, 1930. Rel. Sept. i, 
1930. Warner. 

She's My Weakness. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (Aug. 29.) Arthur Lake and 
Sue Carol. 6,736ft. U. "Kine." Sept. 4, 1930. Rel. Mar. 30, 1931. 
Radio. 

Ship from Shanghai, The. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (April 7.) Conrad Nagel. 
6,135 ft. A. " Kine." April 10, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. M.G.M. 

Ship of Lost Men, The. (Mar. 13.) Robin Irvine and Marlene Dietrich. 
5,506 ft. A. " Ivine." Mar. 20, 1930. Rel. June 30, 1930. B. & F.F. 

Shooting Straight, (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (Oct. 24.) Richard Dix, Mary 
Lawlor. 6,631ft. U. " Kine." Oct. 30, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Ideal. 

*Should a Doctor Tell. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (Sept. 26.) Basil Gill and 
Norah Baring. 5,200ft. A. "Kine." Oct. 2, 1930. Rel. June 8, 1931. 
British Lion. 

Show of Shows, The. (F. & T. Songs, W.E. Disc.) (Mar. 24.) All star cast. 
9,210 ft. U. " Kine." Mar. 27, 1930. Rel. Sept. 29, 1930. Warner. 

Showgirlin Hollywood, The. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (June 4.) Alice White 
and Jack Mulhall. 7,168 ft. A. " Kine." June 12, 1930. Rel. Dec. 29, 
1930. F.-N.-P. 

Silent Evidence. (May 20.) Dorothy Dwan and Cullen Landis. 
5,011 ft. A. " Kine." May 22, 1930. Rel. Aug. 11, 1930. Butcher. 

Silver Horde, The. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (Nov. 13.) Louis Wolheim . 
7,142 ft. A. " Kine." Nov. 20, 1930. Rel. June i, 1931. Radio. 

Sin Flood. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (Sept. 3.) Douglas Fairbanks, Jnr. and 
Dorothy Revier. 5,951ft. A. " Kine." Sept. 11, 1930. Rel. Jan. 19, 1931. 
F.-N.-P. 

Single Standard, The. (Syn., W.E. Disc) (Jan. 8.) Greta Garbo. 
6,571 ft. A. " Kine." Jan. 16, 1930. Rel. June 23, 1930. M.G.M. 

Sioux Blood. (Jan. 14.) Tim McCoy. 4,802 ft. U. " Kine." Jan. 16, 
1930. Rel. date not fixed. M.G.M. 

*Sir or Madame. (Jan. 30.) OssiOswalda and Percy Marmont. 6,421ft. 
U. " Kine." Feb. 6, 1930. Rel. April 14, 1930. Warner. 

Sisters. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (Aug. 29.) Sally O'Neill and Molly Day. 
6,377 ft. A. "Kine." Sept. 4, 1930. Rel. Mar. 2, 1931. W. & F. 

*Sister to Assist 'Er, A. (F.T., Brit. Acoustic Film.) (Mar. 4.) Barbara 
Gott and Pollie Emery. " Kine." Mar. 27, 1930. Rel. July 28, 1930. 
Gaumont. 

Sky Hawk, The. (Syn., W.E. Disc.) (Jan. 9.) John Garrick and Helen 
Chandler. 7,041ft. U. " Kine." Jan. 16, 1930. Rel. Mar. 24, 1930. Fox. 

Sky Hawk, The. (April u.) John Garrick and Helen Chandler. 
6,<j66 ft. U. " Kine." April 17, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Fox. 

Skin Deep. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (Dec. 13.) Monte Blue and Betty 
Compson. 5,859ft. A. "Kine." Dec. 19, 1929. Rel. July 7, 1930. 
Warner. 

*Sleeping Partners. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (Feb. n.) Seymour Hicks 
and Edna Best. 7,826 ft. A. " Kine." Feb. 13, 1930. Rel. Oct. 27, 1930. 
Paramount. 

Sleuth, The. (Feb. 19.) Sam Nelson and Ranger. 4,811ft. XJ. 
" Kine." Feb. 27, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Ideal. 

Slightly Scarlet. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (May 6.) Clive Brook and Evelyn 
Brent. 5,641 ft. U. " Kine." May 8, 1930. Rel. Jan. 26, 1931. Para- 
mount. 

Social Lion, The. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Oct. 21.) Jack Oakie and Mary 
Brian. 5,400 ft. U. " Kine." Oct. 9, 1930. Rel. June 22, 1931. Paramount. 

Soldiers and Women. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (Sept. 2.) Aileen Pringle. 
6,266 ft. U. " Kine." Sept. 4, 1930. Rel. June 29, 1931. W. & F. 

So Like a Woman. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Sept. 5.) Louis Wilson, 
6,266 ft. A. " Kine." Sept. 11, 1930. Rel. June 29, 1931. W. & F. 



68 The Kinematograph Year Book. 

So Long Letty. (F.T. Songs, W.E. Disc.) (Jan. 24.) Charlotte Green- 
wood. 5,878 ft. A. " Kine." Jan. 30, 1930. Rel. June 16, 1930. Warner. 

Song of Kentucky, A, (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Dec. 18.) Lois Moran and 
Joseph Wagstaff. 7,281 ft. " Kine." Dec. 26, 1929. Rel. Mar. 17, 1930. 
Fox. 

Song of Love, The. (F.T. Songs, W.E. Film.) (Dec. 1929.) Belle 
Barker and Ralph Graves. 7,720 ft. TJ. " Kine." Dec. 19, 1929. Rel. 
June 9, 1930. W. & F. 

*Song of Soho. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (Mar. 14.) Carl Brisson and 
Donald Calthrop. 8,571 ft. A. " Kine." Mar. 20, 1930. Rel. Nov. 3, 1930. 
F.-N.-P. 

Song o' My Heart. (F.T. Songs, W.E. Film.) (May 27.) John McCor- 
mack. 8,188 ft. U. " Kine." June 5, 1930. Rel. Dec. 29, 1930. Fox. 

Song of the Caballero. (F.T.,W.E.) (July 15.) Ken Maynard. 6,951 ft. 
U. " Kine." July 17, 1930. Rel. Nov. 17, 1930. Universal. 

Song of the Flame. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (June 4.) Bernice Claire. 
6,456 ft. A. " Kine." June 12, 1930. Rel. Jan. 5, 1931. F.-N.-P. 

Song of the West. (F.T. Songs, W.E. Disc.) (April 30.) John 
Boles. 7,139ft. U. " Kine." May 8, 1930. Rel. Oct. 20, 1930. Warner. 

Son of the Gods. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Mar. 27.) Richard Barthelmess. 
8,304 ft. A. " Kine." April 3, 1930. Rel. Nov. 17, 1930. F.-N.-P. 

Sons of the Saddle. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Sept. 4.) Ken Maynard. 
6,952 ft. U. " Kine." Sept. 11, 1930. Rel. Jan. 5, 1931. Universal. 

So This is College. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Dec. 21.) Elliott Nugent and 
Sally Starr. 9.123 ft. U. " Kine." Dec. 26, 1929. Rel. May 26, 1930. 
M.G.M. 

So This is London. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (June 26.) Will Rogers and 
Irene Rich. 8,298 ft. U. " Kine." July 3, 1930. Rel. Dec. 15, 1930. Fox. 

Souls Aflame. (Sept. u.) Gael Kelon. 5,593 ft. A. " Kine." Sept. 
18, 1930. Rel. Nov. 10, 1930. Audible. 

Soup to Nuts. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Oct. i.) Ted Healy and Francis 
McCoy. 6,688 ft. XJ. " Kine." Oct. 9, 1930. Rel. Feb. 23, 1931. Fox. 

South Sea Rose. (F.T. Songs, W.E. Disc.) (Jan. 15.) Charles Bickford 
and Lenore Ulric. 6,563 ft. A. " Kine." Jan. 23, 1930. Rel. April, 21, 
1930. Fox. 

Spanish Eyes. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (Aug. 29.) Donald Calthrop and 
Edna Davies. 6,400 ft. U. " Kine." Sept. 4. 1930. Rel. date not fixed. 
M.G.M. 

Speedway. (Syn., W.E. Di.sc.) (Aug. 8.) William Haines, Anita Page. 
7,027 ft. U. " Kine." Aug. 14, 1930. Rel. Feb. 5, 1931. M.G.M. 

Spellbinder, The. (Syn., P.T., R.C.A. Disc.) (May 29.) Renee Adoree. 
4,836 ft. A- " Kine." June, 5, 1930. Rel. Oct. 6, 1930. P.D.C. 

Spirit of Youth, The. (Jan. 10.) Dorothy Sebastian and Larry Kent. 
6,250ft. TJ. "Kine.' Jan. 16, 1930. Rel. July 7, 1930. Tiffany. 

*Splinters. (F.T. Songs, W.E. Disc.) (Dec. 23.) Reg. Stone and Hal. 
Jones. 7,505 ft. U. " Kine. ' Jan. 23, 1930. Rel. Sept. i, 1930. W. & F. 

Sporting Life. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) Dec. 18.) Dorothy GulUver and 
Hugh Trevor. 6,683 ft. A. "Kine." Dec. 26, 1929. Ideal. 

Spring is Here. (F.T., Songs, W.E. Film.) (May 29.) Bernice Claire. 
6,307 ft. U. " Kine." June 5, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. F.N.P. 

♦Squeaker, The. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (May 30.) Percy Marmont, 
Trilby Clarke and Gordon Harker. 8,250 ft. A. " Kine." June 5, 1930. 
Rel. date not fixed. Brit. Lion. 

Stampede. (Jan. 21.) Native cast. 7,200ft. U. "Kine." Jan. 23, 
1930. Rel. Sept., 15 1930. Pro Patria. 

*Stark Nature. (F.T., Klangfilm Film.) (June 10.) 6,526 ft. U. 
" Kine." June 12, 1930. Rel. Feb. 2, 1931. Pro Patria. 

Storm, The. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Aug. 15.) Lupe Velez, William Boyd. 
7,202 ft. A. " Kine," Aug. 21, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Universal, 



The Films of 1930 69 

Street of Chance, The. (F.T., Songs, W.E. Film.) (Apl. 22.) William 
Powell. 7,060 ft. A. " Kine." April 24, 1930. Rel. Jan. 12, 1931. Paramount. 

Strictly Modern. {F.T., W.E. Film.) (May 2.) Dorothy Mackaill. 
5,610 ft. U. " Kine." May 8, 1930. Rel. Nov. 10, 1930. F.N. P. 

Strictly Unconventional. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (May 22.) Catherine 
Dale Owen and Lewis Stone. 4,966 ft. U. " Kine." May 29, 1930. Rel. 
Jan. 12, 1931. M.-G.-M. 

*Such is the Law. (F.T., Visatone Film.) (Nov. 14.) Janice Adair. 
7,958 ft. A. " Kine." Nov. 20, 1930. Rel. May 11, 193 1. Butcher. 

Such Men Are Dangerous. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Mar. 21.) Warner 
Baxter. 7,586 ft. U. "Kine." Mar. 27, 1930. Rel. July 28, 1930. Fox. 

Such Things Happen. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (Feb. 25.) Dorothy Mackaill. 
6,086 ft. A. " Kine." Feb. 27, 1930. Rel. Sept. i, 1930. F.N. P. 

Sunny Side Up. (F.T., Songs, W.E. Film.) (Dec. 5.) Janet Gaynor 
and Charles Farrell. 11,131 ft. U. " Kine." Dec. 12, 1929. Rel. Feb. 24, 
1930. Fox. 

Sunny Skies. (F.T., Songs, R.C.A.) (July 17.) Benny Rubin, Mar- 
celine Day and Rex Lease. 6,988 ft. U. " Kine." July 24, 1930. Rel. 
Nov. 3, 1930. Gaumont. 

*Suspense. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (July 4.) Fred Groves, Hay Petrie. 
7,300 ft. A. " Kine." July 10, 1930. Rel. Nov. 3, 1930. Wardour. 

Sweethearts and Wives. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (Aug. 13.) Billie Dove, 
and Clive Brook. 6,946 ft. A. " Kine." Aug. 21, 1930. Rel. date not 
fixed. F.N.P. 

Sweethearts on Parade. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (Sept. 12.) Alice White 
and Lloyd Hughes. 6,310 ft. U. " Kine." Sept. 18, 1930. Rel. date not 
fixed. W. & F. 

Sweetie. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Dec. 10.) Nancy Carroll and Jack 
Oakie. 8,897 ^t. U. " Kine." Dec. 12, 1929. Rel. Aug. 11, 1930. Para- 
mount. 

Sweet Kitty Bellairs. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (Sept. 17.) Claudia Dell, 
Ernest Torrence and Walter Pidgeon. 5,755 ft. U. " Kine." Sept. 25, 
1930. Rel. Mar. 9, 193 1. Warner. 

Swift Lover, A. (Feb. 18.) Tom Tyler and Frankie Darro. 4,636 ft. 
U. " Kine." Feb. 20, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Ideal. 

Swing High. (F.T., Songs.) (June 20.) Helen Twelvetrees and Fred 

Scott. 8,091 ft. U. " Kine." June 26, 1930. Rel. Jan. 12, 1931. P.D.C. 

*Syniphony in Two Flats. (F.T., Songs, R.C.A. Film.) (July 16.) Ivor 

Novello and Benita Hume. 7,752 ft. U. " Kine." July 24, 1930. Rel. 

April 13, 1931. Gaumont. 

Tanned Legs. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (Dec. 19.) Sally Blane and Allan 
Kearns. 6,000 ft. A. " Kine." Dec. 26, 1929. Rel. date not fixed. 
Ideal. 

Tearing Loose. (Feb. 21.) Wally Wales. 5,021 ft. U. " Kine." 
Feb. 27, 1930. Rel. May, 1930. B. & F.F. 

Temple Tower. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (May 8.) Kenneth McKenns and 
Madeleine Day. 5,316 ft. A. " Kine." May 15, 1930. Rel. Aug. 18, 1930. 
Fox. 

Temporary Gentleman, The. (July 11.) Gaby Morlay, Henri Roussell. 
5,362 ft. A. " Kine." July 17, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Wardour. 

*Temporary Widow, The. (F.T., Klangfilm.) (Oct. 20.) Lilian Harvey. 
7,364 ft. U. " Kine." Oct. 13, 1930. Rel. July 13, 1931. Wardour. 

Temptation. (Sept. 19.) Elga Brink and Gustav Diesel. 5,915 ft. A. 
" Kine." Sept. 25, 1930. Rel. Mar. 3, 1931. Star. 

Terrors. (Feb. 6.) Roland Graham and Erie Smith. 4,316 ft. A. 
Kine." Feb. 13, 1930. Rel. April 14, 1930. Universal. 

Texan, The. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (June 17.) Gary Cooper and Fay 
Wray. 7,411 ft. U. " Kine." June 19, 1930. Rel. Mar. 9, 1931. Para- 
mount, 



70 The Kin em ato graph Year Book. 

Tangled Romance, A. (May 30.) Buddy Roosevelt. 5,000 ft. U. 
" Kine." June 5, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Equity. 

Their Own Desire. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (Feb. 13.) Norma Shearer. 
5,983 ft. A. " Kine." Feb. 13, 1930. Rel. July 28, 1930. M.-G.-M. 

Their Son. (Dec. 23.) Claire Rommer and Paul Richter. 6,500 ft. U. 
" Kine." Jan. 2, 1930. Rel. Sept. i, 1930. W. & F. 

They Had to See Paris. (April 9.) Will Rogers and Irene Rich. 7,547 
ft. U. " Kine." April 17, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Fox. 

They Learned About Women. .(F.T., Songs.) (April 14.) Joe Schenck, 
Gus Van and Bessie Love. 8,763 ft. U. " Kine." April 17, 1930. Rel. 
Sept. 29, 1930. M.-G.-M. 

Thirteenth Chair, The. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Jan. 28.) Conrad Nagel 
and Leila Hyams. A. " Kine." Jan. 30, 1930. Rel. Aug. 18, 1930. 
M.-G.-M. 

This Mad World. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (April 23.) Kay Johnson and 
Basil Rathbone. 6,449 ft. A. " Kine." May i, 1930. Rel. Dec. 8, 1930. 
M.-G.-M. 

This Thing Called Love. (F.T., R.C.A. Film.) (Feb. 14.) Constance 

Bennett. 6,845 ft. A. " Kine." Feb. 20, 1930. Rel. Sept. 8, 1930. P.D.C. 

Those Three French Girls. (F.T., Songs, W.E. Film.) (Oct. 28.) Fifi 

Dorsay and Reginald Denny. 6,735 ft. A. " Kine." Oct. 30, 1930. Rel. 

May 4, 1931. M.-G.-M. 

Those Who Dance. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (May 28.) Monte Blue and 
Lila Lee. 6,938 ft. A. " Kine." June 5, 1930. Rel. Nov. 10, 1930. 
Warner. 

*Thread 0' Scarlet. (F.T., B.A. Film.) (Nov. 21.) Walter Patch. 
3,186 ft. A. " Kine." Nov. 27, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Gaumont. 

Three Days to Live. (Sept. i.) Carmel Myers, Marion Nixon and 
William Collier, Junr. 5,829 ft. A. " Kine." Sept. 4, 1930. Rel. date 
not fixed. Ideal. 

Three Faces East. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (Sept. 18.) Constance Bennett 
and Eric von Stroheim. 6,559 ft. A. " Kine." Sept. 25, 1930. Rel. April 
13, 1931. Warner. 

Three Lovers, The. (Dec 19.) Marlene Dietrich. 6,260 ft. A. "Kine." 
Dec. 26, 1929. Rel. July 14, 1930. Pro Patria. 

*Three Men in a Cart. (Mar. 27.) Frank Stanmore. 5,000 ft. U. 
" Kine." April 3, 1930. Rel. July 7, 1930. Universal. 

Three Sisters. (F.T., Songs, W.E. Film.) (April 10.) Louise Dresser. 
6,442 ft. U. " Kine." April 17, 1930. Rel. Aug. 11, 1930. Fox. 

Thunder. (Syn., W.E. Film.) (Aug. 5.) Lon Chaney. 7,781 ft. U. 
" Kine." Aug. 7, 1930. Rel. Feb. 19, 1931. M.-G.-M. 

Tiger Rose. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (Jan. 29.) Monte Blue and Lupe 
Velez. 5,727 ft. U. " Kine." Feb. 6, 1930. Rel. June 9, 1930. Warner. 
Tigress, The. (June 5.) Indian cast. 9,651ft. U. " Kine." June 12, 
1930. Rel. date not fixed. M.-G.-M. 

Tomboy, The. (July 9.) Dina Gralla and Paul Hoebiger. 4.364 ft." 
A. " Kine." July 17, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Wardour. 

*Too Many Crooks. (F.T., RCA Film.) (Aug. i.) Dorothy Boyd and 
Laurence Olivier. 3,500 ft. U. " Kine." Aug. 7, 1930. Rel. Dec. 15, 
1930. Fox. 

Top Speed. (F.T., Songs, W.E. Disc.) (Oct. 9.) Joe E. Brown and 
Bernice Claire. 6,553 ft. U. " Kine." Oct. 16, 1930. Rel. May 18, 1931. 
F.N. P. 

*To What Red Hell. (Jan. 6.) Sybil Thorndike and John Hamilton. 
8,300 ft. A. " Kine." Jan. 9, 1930. Rel. April, 1930. Tiffany. 

Trailin' Trouble. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (May 8.) Hoot Gibson. 
4,192ft. U. "Kine." May 15, 1930. Rel. Aug. 11, 1930. Universal. 
Train of Destiny, The. (Mar. 18.) Renee Heribel and William Fresh- 
man. 6,370 ft. A. " Kine." Mar, 20, 1930. Rel. May, 1930. B. cS: F.F, 



The Films of 1930. 71 

Treason. (Syn., Silent Tobis.) (Nov. 10.) Gerda Maurus and Gustav 
Frohlich. 7,751 ft. A. " Kine." Nov. 13, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. 
Wardour. 

Trial Marriage. (Syn., W.E. Disc.) (Dec. 12.) Norman Kerry and 
Sally Eilers. 6,614 ft. A. " Kine." Dec. 19, 1929. Rel. Mar. 29, 1930. 
F.B.O. 

Trigger Tricks. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (July 25.) Hoot Gibson and Sally 
Eilers. 5,381 ft. U. " Kine." July 3, 1930. Rel. Nov. 10, 1930. Uni- 
versal. 

Trigger Twins, The. (May 22.) Buddy Roosevelt. 5 reels. U. 
" Kine." May 29, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Equity. 

Troopers Three. (F.T., Songs, RCA F. and D.) (Mar. 15.) Rex Lease 
and Dorothy Gulliver. 9 reels. U. " Kine." April 17, 1930. Rel. Nov. 
17, 1930. Gaumont. 

Tropical Nights. (Jan. 9.) Patsy Ruth Miller. 5,179 ft. A. "Kine." 
Jan. 16, 1930. Rel. June 23, 1930. Tiffany. 

True to the Navy. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Sept. 16.) Clara Bow. 
6,632 ft. U. " Ivine." Sept. 18, 1930. Rel. June 8, IQ31. Paramount. 
Trust Your Wife. (F.T., RCA Film.) (Sept. 11.) Jack Mulhall. 
6,025 ft. A. " Kine." Sept. 18, 1930. Ideal. 

Truth About Youth. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Nov. 6.) Loretta Young and 
Conway Tearle. 6,156 ft. U. " Kine." Nov. 13, 1930. Rel. May 11, 1931. 
F.N.P. 

Turksib. (Mar. 19.) 4,879 ft. U. "Kine." Mar. 27, 1930. Rel. 
April 30, 1930. Atlas. 

Two Big Vagabonds. (May 8.) Tom Mix and Dorothy Dwan. 5 reels. 
" Kine." May 15, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Ideal. 

Two Days. (June 26.) F. E. Samychovsky and S. A. Minira. 5,466 ft. 
A. " Kine." July 3, 1930. Rel. June 30, 1930. Atlas. 

*Two Worlds. (F.T., RCA Film.) (July 28.) John Longden, Norah 
Baring, and Randle Ayrton. 9,914 ft. A. " Kine." July 31, 1930. Rel. 
May 18, 1931. Wardour. 

Under a Texas Moon. (F.T., Songs, W.E. Disc.) (May 7.) Frank 
Fay, Armida, and Raquel Torres. 7,404 ft. U. " Kine." May 15, 1930. 
Rel. Nov. 3, 1930. Warner. 

Undertow. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Feb. 26.) Mary Nolan and Johnny 
Mack Brown. 5,039 ft. A. " Kine." Mar. 6, 1930. Rel. July 21, 1930. 
Universal. 

Unholy Three, The. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (July 30.) Lon Chaney and 
Lila Lee. 6,568 ft. U. " Kine." Aug. 7, 1930. Rel. Mar. 7, 1931. 
M.-G.-M. 

Unmasked. (F.T.) (Feb. 14.) Robert Warwick. 5,444 ft. A. "Kine." 
Feb. 20, 1930. Rel. July 21, 1930. B. & F.F. 

Untamed. (F.T., W.E. Dies.) (Feb. 6.) Joan Crawford and Ernest 
Torrence. 7,894ft. A. "Kine." Feb. 13, 1930. Rel. July 28, 1930. 
M.-G.-M. 

Unto Each Other. (Jan. 7.) Frederick Catling. 7,564 ft. A. "Kine." 
Jan. 9, 1930. Rel. Mar, 3, 1930. Fox. 

Up the River. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Oct. 14.) Spencer Tracy, Warren 
Hymer. 8,719 ft. A. " Kine." Oct. 16, 1930. Rel. Mar. 2, 1931. Fox. 

Vagabond King, The. (F.T., Songs, W.E. Disc.) (May 8.) Dennis 
King, Jeanette MacDonald, and O. P. Heggie. 9,778 ft. U. " Kine." 
May 15, 1930. Rel. Jan. 5, 1931. Paramount. 

Vagabond Lover, The. (F.T., RCA Film.) (Jan. 17.) Rudy Vallee 
and Marie Dressier. 6,213 ft. U. Jan. 23, 1930. Rel. July 28, 1930. Ideal. 
Vagabond Queen, The. (Syn., RCA Disc.) (Aug. 19.) Betty Balfour. 
6,672 ft. U. " Kine." Aug. 21, 1930. Rel. June 2, 1931. Wardour. 

Valley of Ghosts, The. (Mar. 21.) Miriam Seegar and Ian Hunter. 
5,204 ft. A. " Kine." Mar. 27. 1930. Rel. Feb. 12, 1931. M.-G.-M. 



72 The Kinematograph Year Book 

Vanishing Hoofs. (Mar, 27.) Wally Wales. 4,310 ft. U. " Kine." 
April, 3, 1930. Rel. June, 1930. B. & F.F. 

Vendetta. (Mar. 19.) Henry Edwards and Ruth Weyher. 5,910 ft. 
A. " Kine." Mar. 27. 1930. Rel. April 28, 1930. W.P. 

Vengeance. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Mar. 26.) Jack Holt and Dorothy 
Revier. 6,283 ft. A. " Kine." April 3, 1930. Rel. Dec. i, 1930. W.&F. 

Virginian, The. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Jan. 7.) Gary Cooper. 
5,599ft. A. "Kine." Jan. 9, 1930. Rel. Sept. 16, 1930. Paramount. 

Virgin of Paris. (Oct. 28.) Anna Ondra and Andrew Roane. 5,000 ft 
A. " Kine." Oct. 30, 1930. Rel. Oct. 1930. W.P. 

WaU Street. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (Jan. 8.) Ralph Ince and Aileen 

Pringle. 6,310ft. A. "Kine." Jan. 16, 1930. Rel. July 7, 1930. W.&F. 

*Warm Corner. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Sept. 30.) Leslie Henson and 

Connie Ediss. 9,398 ft. U. " Kine." Oct. 2, 1930. Rel. May 11, 1931. 

Ideal. 

*Warned Off. (Nov. 27. ) Chili Bouchier and Tony Wylde. 6,510 ft. 
U. " Kine." Dec. 5, 1929. Rel. July 14, 1930. M.-G.-M. 

Warning, The. (Feb. 14.) Percy Marmont. 6,800 ft. A. "Kine." Feb. 
20, 1930. Rel. Feb., 1930. Pro Patria. 

Way Out West. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Aug. 22.) William Haines. 
6,401 ft. U. " Kine." Aug. 28, 1930. Rel. Mar. 30, 1931. M.-G.-M. 

Wedding Rings. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Mar. 25.) H. B. Warner. 
6,797 ft. A. " Kine." Mar. 27, 1930. Rel. Sept. 8, 1930. F.N.P. 

Week-End Bride, The. (Mar. 25.) Elga Brink and Werner Fuetterer. 
4,980 ft. XJ. " Kine." April 3, 1930. Rel. June, 1930. B. & F.F. 

Welcome Danger. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Dec. 19.) Harold Lloyd. 
10,657 ft. U. " Kine." Dec. 26, 1929. Rel. Sept. i, 1930. Paramount. 

What a Widow. (F.T., RCA Film.) (Oct. 15.) Gloria Swanson. 
6,918 ft. A. "Kine." Oct. 23,1930. Rel. date not fixed. United Artists. 

What Marriage Means. (June 17.) Jean Dehelly and Simone Mareuil. 
6,166 ft. XJ. " Kine." June 19, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. G. & L. 

What Men Want. (F.T., W.E. D. and F.) (Aug. 5.) Pauline Starke. 
6,059 ft. A. ' Kine" Aug. 7, 1930. Rel. Dec. i, 1930. Universal. 

What Price Melody? (F.T.. W.E. Film.) (April i.) Charles Kaley. 
7,057 ft. A. "Kine." April 3, 1930. Rel. Nov. 10, 1930. M.-G.-M. 

Where East is East. (Syn., W.E. Disc.) (Mar. 26.) LonChaney. 6,179 ft. 
A. " Kine." April 3, 1930. Rel. Sept. 29, 1930, M.-G.-M. 

Whip, The. (Syn., W.E. Disc.) (Nov. 28.) Dorothy Mackaill. 
6,170 ft. U. " Ivine." Dec. 5, 1929. Rel. date not fixed. F.N.P. 

Whirlwind Lover, The. (April i.) Barbara Bedford and Leonard St. 
Leo. 4,783 ft. U. " Kine." April 3, 1930. Rel. June 16, 1930. Butcher. 

Whispering Winds. (P.T., RCA Film.) (Aug. 29.) Patsy Ruth 
Miller. 5,871ft. A. " Kine." Sept. 4, 1930. Rel. Nov. 10, 1930. Gaumont. 

White Devil, The. (F.T., Klangfilm.) (Sept. 5.) Ivor Mosjoukine. 
7,800 ft. A. " Kme." Sept. 11, 1930. Rel. June 22, 1931. Wardour. 

White Hell of Pitz Palu, The. (June 10.) Leni Prefenstahl. 7,293 ft. 
U. " Kine." June 5, 1930. Rel. Feb. 2, 1931. Universal. 

White Roses. (April 1930.) Dolly Davis and Jack Trevor. 6,300 ft. A. 
"Kine." April 17, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. B.I.F.D. 

Whoopee. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (Sept. 26.) Eddie Cantor. 8,681 ft. 
U. " Kine." Oct. 2, 1930. Rel. April 27, 1931. U.A. 

Why Bring That Up. (F.T. Songs, W.E. Film.) (Jan. 8.) Charles Mack. 
7,779ft. TJ. "Kine." Jan. 16, 1930. Rel. Nov. 17, 1930. Paramount. 
*Why Sailors Leave Home. (F.T., RCA Film.) (Oct. 3.) Leslie Fuller. 
6,385 ft. XJ, " Kine." Oct. 9, 1930. April 20, 1931. Wardour. 

Wide Open. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (April 10.) Edward Everett Horton 
and Patsy Ruth Miller. 6,386 ft. A. " Kine." April 17, 1930 Rel. Sept. 8, 
1930. Warner. 



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Wild Company. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (July 25.) Frank Atherton and 
H.B.Warner. 7,000 ft. A. " Kine." July 31, 1930. Rel. Jan. 5, 1931. Fox. 

Will 0' the Wisp. (May 26.) Olga Tschechowa and Jameson Thomas. 
5,100 ft. U. " Kine." May 29, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. W. & F. 

Windjammer, The. (F.T., Klangfilm.) (Sept. x8.) Tony Bruce. 6,900 
, ft. A. " Kine," Sept. 25, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Pro Patria. 

Wings of Adventure. (F.T. Songs, RCA Film.) (Sept. 16.) Rex, 
' Lease and Armida. 5,034 ft. U. " Kine." Sept. 18, 1930. Rel. Jan. 22, 
, 1 93 1. Gaumont. 

Wings of Song. (F.T., RCA Film.) (May 21.) Alice Day. 6,095 ft. 
' U. " Kine." May 29, 1930. Rel. Nov. 17, 1930. Butcher. 

Wise Girls. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (Dec. 4.) J. C. Nugent, Norma Lee. 
8,954 ft- U. " Kine." Dec. 12, 1929. Rel. June 16, 1930. M.-G.-M. 

With Byrd at the South Pole. (Syn., P.T. Film.) (July 21.) 7,429 ft. 
U. " Kine." July 24, 1930. Rel. April 13, 1931. Paramount. 

Wolfe Heart's Revenge. (April 1 1.) Strongheart and Big Boy Williams. 
4,463 ft. U. " Kine." April 17, 1930. Rel. June, 1930. A.P.D. 

*Wolves. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (May 19.) Dorothy Gish and Charles 
Laughton. 5,041 ft. U. " Kine." May 22, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. 
W. & F. 

*Woman from China, The. (Mar. 27.) Gibb McLaughlin and Julie Suedo. 
7,410 ft. A. " Kine." April 3, 1930. Rel. Mar. 5, 1931. M.-G.-M. 

*Woman He Scorned, The. (F.T., RCA Film.) (May i.) Pola Negri. 
8,467 ft. U. " Kine." May 8, 1930. Rel. Sept. 15, 1930. Warner. 

Woman Who Was Forgotten, The. (F.T., R.C.A. F. & D.) (May 22.) 
Belle Bennett. 7,050 ft. U. " Kine." May 29, 1930. Rel. Dec. i, 1930. 
Showman. 

Women Everywhere. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (June 27.) J. Harold Murray. 
7,459 ft. U. " Kine." July 3, 1930. Rel. Nov. 3, 1930. Fox. 

Wonder of Women. (P.T. Syn., W.E. Disc.) (Dec. 11.) Lewis Stone. 
8,790 ft. " Kine." Dec. 19, 1929. Rel. June 2, 1930. M.-G.-M. 

Worldly Goods. (F.T., RCA Film.) (Oct. 22.) James Kirkwood and 
Myrna Kennedy. 5,935 ft. U. "Kine." Oct. 30, i93'->. Rel. date not fixed. 
Ideal. 

*" W " Plan, The. (F.T., RCA Film.) (June 30.) Brian Aherne and 
Madeleine Carroll. 9,347 ft. U. "Kine." July 3, 1930. Rel. Mar. 22, 1931. 
Wardour. 

Wreck of " Singapore," The. (June 30.) Ralph Ince and Estelle Taylor. 
5,725 ft. A. "Kine." July 3, 1930. Rel. date not fixed. Ideal. 

Yellow Mask, The. (F.T. Songs, RCA Film.) (July 30.) Lupino 
Lane. 8,560 ft. U. " Kine." Aug. 7, 1930. Rel. May 11, 1931. Wardour. 

Yellow Stockings. (Syn.) (Jan. 17.) Percy Marmont and Marjory 

Mars. 6, 60S ft. A. " Kine." Jan. 23, 1930. Rel. Sept. 4, 1930. Paramount. 

*You'd Be Surprised. (Syn., Song, RCA Film.) (April 29.) Walter 

Forde. 5,960 ft. U. "Kine." Mar. i, 1930. Rel. datenot fixed. Butcher. 

Young Desires. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (June 24.) Mary Nolan and 
William Jannery. 6,047ft. A. "Kine." June 26, 1930. Rel. Nov. 3, 

1930. Universal. 

Young Eagles. (F.T., W.E. Film.) (June 3.) Charles Rogers and Jean 
Arthur. 6,268 ft. U. "Kine." June 5, 1930. Rel. Feb. 23, 1931. . 
Paramount. 

Young Man of Manhattan. (F.T., W.E. Disc.) (Oct. 7.) Claudette 
Colbert. 7,000 ft. U. " Kine." Oct. 2, 1930. Rel. June 22, 1931. 
Paramount. 

*Young Woodley. (F.T., RCA Film.) (July 2.) Frank Lawton and 
Madeleine Carroll. 7,050 ft. A. " Kine." July 10, 1030. Rel. April 20, 

1931. Wardour. 

Youthful Folly. (June 24.) Sandra Milowanoff. 7,000 ft. A. "Kine.'" 
June 26, 1930, Rel. date not fixed. G, and L. 



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For Release Dates and other 
1930, on page 



details see Trade Shoivn Films of 
43 and following. 







Alpha. 


Feb. 


3- 


fHer Mad Adventure. 


Jan. 


SI- 


Comets. 


,, 


4- 


Love at First Sight. 


,^ 


SI- 


Infatuation. 


,, 


18. 


tRed Pearls. 


Mar. 


19. 


tLost Illusions. 


April 


I. 


Whirlwind Lover, The. 






Argosy. 


,, 


3- 


fBroadway Bride, A. 


Dec. 


2. 


Handcuffed. 


„ 


29. 


You'd Be Surprised. 


Mar. 


6. 


tPoor Millionaire, The, 


May 


9- 


fBroken Barriers. 


^j 


II. 


tSea Fury. 


,, 


20. 


fSilent Evidence. 


,j 


13- 


tLife's a Stage. 


,, 


21. 


Wings of Song. 






A.P.D. 


„ 


26. 


fMontmartre Rose. 


Apr. 


9- 


fBetter Days. 


June 


2. 


Dream Waltz, The. 


j^ 


9- 


tFangs of Wolfheart. 


June 


25- 


Last Hour, The. 


^, 


II. 


■fWolfheart's Revenge. 


„ 


30. 


tSecret Woman, The. 


1 


II. 


tHorse on Broadway, A. 


Sept. 




Love is Like That. 




16. 


tMad Dancer, The. 


Oct. 


20. 


tDreams of Youth. 




16. 


tKing of the Herd. 


,, 


27- 


fpor the Prosecution. 




16. 


tFool's Gold. 


Nov. 


14. 


Such is the Law. 


" 


16. 


tHalf a Hero. 
Atlas. 


'• 


25- 


Kissing Cup's Race. 
Carlton. 


Jan. 


16. 


fShanghai. 


Dec. 


13- 


tin Old Stamboul. 


„ 


16. 


tShadow of the Mine, The. 






Cavendish. 


Mar. 


19- 


tTurksib. 


Mar. 


31. 


tLash of Pinto Pete, The. 


June 


26. 


tTwo Days. 


,, 


31. 


tBeyond the Law. 


July 


23- 


tMen of the Woods. 


April 


I. 


tMeet the Prince. 




23- 


fGiant Harvest. 


„ 


I. 


f Desert Hawk, The. 


Oct. 


27. 


tBrothcrhood of Death, The. 






Equity. 






Audible Fllmcraft. 


Dec. 


SI- 


fLate Matthew Pascal, The. 


Sept. 


2. 


London Melody. 


Feb. 


6. 


tBlue Moon, The. 


,1 


II. 


tSouls Aflame. 


May 


19- 


tFlying Courage. 


J, 


11. 


tGrey Devil, The. 


„ 


22. 


tTrigger Twins. The. 


jj 


12. 


t Lone Wagon, The. 


„ 


26. 


tFearless Jinx, The. 


,^ 


12. 


tFlaming West, The. 


,, 


26. 


tModern Knight, A. 


1, 


25- 


Last Dance, The. 


,, 


28. 


tMen Without Fear. 


,, 


29. 


fLegion of the Lost. 


,, 


28. 


tEasy Going. 


j^ 


30. 


Lotus Ladv, The. 


,, 


so. 


tGentlemen of the West. 






Benstead Films. 


,, 


SO. 


tTangled Romance. 


Jan. 


29. 


fNaughty Husbands. 


July 


8. 


tChinese Bungalow, The. 


May 


28. 


tBlufi. 


Aug. 


6. 


flsland of Despair, The. 


j^ 


30. 


tShadows of Yesterday. 


,, 


7. 


tBarnes Murder Case, The. 






B. & F.F. 


,, 


21. 


tQualified Adventurer, The. 


Feb. 


II. 


Latin Quarter. 


,, 


22. 


tWay of a Woman, The. 


,^ 


14. 


tUnmasked. 


,, 


26. 


tRomance of Riches, A. 


J, 


21. 


tTearing Loose. 


,, 


29. 


tChildren of Courage. 


J, 


21. 


t Galloping On. 


Sept. 


19. 


tFlames of Fear. 


Mar. 


13- 


tShip of Lost Men, The. 


Oct. 


8. 


tGangsters on Broadway. 


j^ 


l8. 


tTrain of Destiny, The. 


,, 


9- 


tFaithless Lover, The. 


^j 


25- 


tWeek-End Bride, A. 






F.B.O. 


^j 


27. 


tHurricane Horseman. 


Dec. 


9- 


tObiect — Alimony. 


J, 


27- 


t Vanishing Hoofs. 


,, 


10. 


FaU of Eve, The. 


^j 


27. 


fDouble Daring. 


„ 


12. 


t Trial Marriage. 


j^ 


28. 


tFighting Cheat. 


,, 


16. 


JBehind Closed Doors. 


jj 


28. 


1 Roaring Riders. 


,, 


17- 


Father and Son. 


jj 


28. 


•j-Riding Rivals. 


,, 


18. 


tLone Wolf's Daughter. 


June 


5- 


■j-Latin Quarter. 


„ 


27- 


tMagic Flute, The. 


, 


12. 


Love Ring, The. 


Jan. 


15- 


tMatin^e Idol, The. 


J"iy 


7- 


fLove, Speed and Danger. 




16. 


tReckonmg, The. 




14. 


Princely Nights. 


Mar. 


1 1. 


t Apache, The. 


Aug. 


II. 


tLa Bodega. 


May 


I. 


Perils of the Jungle . 


Nov. 


IS- 


fDecoy Countess, The. 


,, 


14- 


Acquitted. 


J, 


IS- 


fModern Pirate, The. 


,, 


21. 


Piccadilly Lights. 






British Lion. 


June 


6. 


Hurricane. 


May 


30. 


Squeaker, The. 


,, 


18. 


Light Fingers. 


June 


3- 


Man Who Changed His Name, The. 






Filmophone. 


j^ 


6. 


Red Aces. 


Nov. 


14- 


Bar L. Ranch. 


Sept. 


26. 


Should a Doctor Tell ? 


,, 


18. 


Ridin' Law. 






Britivox. 


„ 


19. 


Canyon Hawks. 


Oct. 


31. 


Danger Man, The. 






F.N.P. 


Nov. 


28. 


tisle of Forbidden Kisses, The. 


Dec. 


5- 


Girl from Woolworths, The. 






Butcher. 


,, 


13- 


Paris. 


Dec. 


6. 


tAir Legion, The. 


,, 


27. 


Hate Ship. The. 


Jan. 


IS- 


tMarried in Haste. 


Jan. 


22. 


Forward Pass, The. 



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Jan. 


21. 


Painted Angel, The. 


April 


10. 


Three Sisters. 




31- 


Footlights and Fools. 


,, 


ir. 


tSky Hawk, The. 


Feb. 


7- 


In the Next Room. 


„ 


16. 


High Society Blues. 


ij 


25- 


Such Things Happen. 


„ 


23. 


tPainted Pictures. 


J, 


27. 


Sally. 


May 


7. 


Big Party, The. 


_. 


28. 


Raise the Roof. 


„ 


8. 


Temple Tower. 


Mar. 


4. 


Other Tomorrow, The. 


^, 


9- 


Crazy That Way. 


,, 


6. 


tHigh Seas. 


,, 


14. 


tLone Star Ranger. 


" 


7. 


Loose Ankles. 


,, 


15. 


Double Cross Roads. 




II. 


Playing Around. 


,, 


23. 


Arizona Kid. 


J, 


14. 


Song of Soho. 


,, 


27. 


Song 0' My Heart. 


^j 


14. 


No, No, Nanette. 


June 


6. 


Movietone Follies of 1930. 


" 


18. 


Lilies of the Field. 


„ 


13. 


On the Level. 




21. 


Little Johnny Jones. 


„ 


19. 


Not Damaged. 


j^ 


25 


Wedding Rings. 


,, 


20. 


tSouth Sea Rose. 


^j 


27. 


Son of the Gods. 


„ 


23. 


tThree Sisters. 


April 


29. 


Furies, The. 


„ 


25. 


jSeven Faces. 


^_ 


30. 


tCalifornia MaU. 


,, 


26. 


So This is London. 


May 


I. 


tRoyal Rider. The. 


,, 


27. 


Women Everywhere. 


„ 


2. 


Strictly Modem. 


July 


3. 


Rough Romance. 


^ 


9- 


Murder Will Out. 


,, 


4. 


Cheer Up and Smile. 


^^ 


23- 


Flirting Widow, The. 


„ 


9- 


Common Clay. 


,, 


29. 


Spring is Here. 


„ 


15. 


Good Intentions. 


June 


4 


Showgirl in Hollywood. 


„ 


25- 


Man Trouble. 


^j 


4 


Song of the Flaraie. 


„ 


85. 


Wild Company. 




13 


Notorious Affair, The. 


Aug. 


I. 


One Mad Kiss. 


July 


4' 


Back Pay. 


„ 


I. 


Too Many Crooks. 




23' 


Romance of Seville. 


,, 


14. 


On Your Back. 


Aug. 


13- 


Sweethearts and Wives. 


Sept. 


5- 


Last of the Duanes, The. 




15- 


Road to Paradise, The. 


,, 


30. 


Big Business. 




21. 


Lady of the Rose, The. 


Oct. 


I. 


Soup to Nuts. 




22. 


Nurnbered Men. 


,^ 


14. 


Up the River. 




26. 


Dawn Patrol, The. 


,j 


22. 


Sea Wolf The. 




29- 


Conflict. 


j^ 


22. 


Leave It to Me. 


Sept. 


3- 


Sin Flood. 


^, 


30. 


Detective Clive, Bart. 




5. 


Night Watch, The. 


Nov. 


7. 


Devil With Women, A. 




II. 


Bad Man, The. 


,, 


13. 


Renegades. 


_ 


18. 


Scarlet Pages. 


,, 


21. 


Dancers, The. 




26. 


One Night at Susies. 


^j 


21. 


Enter the Queen. 


Oct. 


8. 


Girl of the Golden West. 






Gaumont. 


„ 


<)• 


Top Speed. 


Dec. 


10. 


tEtemal Woman, The. 


„ 


16. 


Bright Lights. 


,, 


13. 


tQuitter, The. 


j^ 


30. 


College Lovers. 


,, 


31- 


College Coquette, The. 


Nov. 


6. 


Truth About Youth. 


Jan. 


I. 


Flying Marine, The. 




20. 


Children of Chance. 


,j 


2. 


Bachelor Girl, The. 




27. 


Widow from Chicago, The. 


,, 


7- 


Painted Faces. 






Fox. 


,, 


28. 


Lost Zeppelin, The. 


Dec. 


5- 


Sunny Side Up. 


,, 


28. 


Manolescu. 




10. 


■fin Old Arizona. 


Feb. 


13. 


Lost Zeppelin, The. 




II. 


Seven Faces. 


,, 


14. 


Phantom in the House, The 




12. 


f Behind that Curtain. 


Mar. 


4. 


Sister to Assist 'Er, A. 




13. 


fPride of Donegal. 


,, 


18. 


Rampant Age, The. 




18. 


Song of Kentucky. 


,, 


24. 


Alf's Button. 


j^ 


19. 


Love, Live, Laugh. 


,, 


15- 


Troopers Three. 




20. 


Romance of the Rio Grande. 


April 


25- 


Blaze 0' Glory. 


Jan. 


7- 


tUnto Each Other. 


May 


6. 


Mamba. 




9- 


Sky Hawk, The. 


jj 


20. 


Counted Out. 


" 


10. 


Nix on Dames. 


,, 


23- 


Greek Street. 




15. 


South Sea Rose. 


June 


6. 


Dancing Feet. 


_ 


17. 


tKing of the Khyber Rifles. 


,, 


13. 


Gentleman Chauffeur, The 


j^ 


21. 


tMy Lord the Chauffeur. 


,, 


16. 


Symphony in Two Flats. 


,j 


22. 


•j-Mister Nobody. 


,, 


17. 


Sunny Slcies. 




22. 


Hot for Paris. 


,, 


22. 


Girl in the Moon, The. 




3°. 


Lone Star Ranger, The. 


July 


29. 


Border Romance. 


Feb. 


6. 


Harmony at Home. 


Aug. 


19. 


Hot Curves. 




12. 


City Girl. 


,, 


27. 


Great Game, The. 




13. 


Cameo Kirby. 


,, 


29. 


Whispering Winds. 




18. 


tSalute. 


Sept 


2. 


New Orleans. 


1, 


20. 


Happy Days. 


,, 


3- 


Midstream. 


J, 


19. 


tFrozen Justice. 


,, 


5- 


Paradise Island. 




21. 


tCity Girl. 


,, 


9- 


Near the Rainbow's End. 




27. 


Mirth and Melody. 


J 


12. 


Medicine Man, The. 


Mai-. 


6. 


Men Without Women. 


J, 


16. 


Wings of Adventure. 




21. 


Such Men Are Dangerous. 


J, 


30. 


Oklahoma Cyclone. 


J 


29. 


tSouls in Pawn. 


Nov. 


21. 


Thread 0' Scarlet. 




31- 


Golden Calf, The. 






Gifford. 


Apri 


4- 


tHot For Paris. 


Mar. 


11. 


Hunting Tigers in India. 




7. 


tGirl from Havana, The. 






G. and L. 


1, 


8. 


tRomance of the Rio Grande, The. 


June 


17. 


tWhat Marriage Means. 


„ 


9- 


tThey Had to see Paris. 


,, 


24- 


tYouthful Folly. 



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British organ construction, t^ach organ was built 
specially to suit the theatre in which it was placed . 
Compton Organs ;u«' in d;n*U ns.. jh th»' followni!' 
theatres : 

P.C.T. GAIJMONT-BRITISH 
CIRCUIT: 

The >ew VIrtoria. S.W. 

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SteelEoiise Ladc IHew Siipor 

Bnniem Tli<- iollseiiin 

Cfaarine <'roM<< . . Vstoria (iiu'iiia 

Ci..~i.r l{.i:.iit 

CIlll.llMn, >la|..||.- 

DahiMii I'iitiin lliiiis)- 

KdKMarc Koud (lirand (imiiia 

Kdinbiirgh Kt-gi-tit 

Haymarket, S.W. Th. fapitol 

Hoiloway . . Miirii...r(.Ms;li 

Ltvender Hill I'.iMiioii 

Leeds *' ala 

Leytonstune ICiulto 

Liverpool . . Itiiillo 

Middlesbrough OjMTa House 

Salisbury I'e llalle u' John Halle 

Hhephrrd's Bush Pavlliuu 

Southport Palladium 

Sutton (Surrey < itnnt.v riiiema 

Swindon ... The Resent 

PARAMOUNT - ASTORIA 
CIRCUIT : 

Brixton . . \M(«iria 

Flnsbury Park isioria 

Old Kent Road Astoria 

Streatham Astoria 

A.B.C. CIRCUIT: 

BirmlnBhani The Fonim 

Brighton Havoy 

Dublin Havoy 

(illasgo» Regal 

Mr. WALTER BEN TLEY : 

Folkestone Playhouse 

Goldors Vreeii Orpheuni 

Luton 4lnia 

Mlddlesbrougti Klite 

Nottingham Elite 

Twickenham Luxor 

COMPTON ORGANS ARE ALL-BRITISH. 
BUY BRITISH AND HAVE THE BEST. 



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»„,,,, 


AiderslK.i 


iMiplM 


AllrinrliMin 


l(<'i;ul 


Birkenhead 


riH/H 


BirniliiKhani : 




SparkbriMilt 


I'l. riKlllh 


r*pe Ha^c-. 


\|iollo 


Hull «;r<'rii 


itiulto 


l.ils:l)usi<in 


rirliirt' House 


HaihNuiirlh 


Regal 


>>iix|iuiM>d Hralli 


Keaiiforl t'iiieina 


lleurwiiiid 


The niiidsor 


hmeUiMlrk 


Priure's Hail 


ItiiiirneiniMilli 


>luuiripai Pav. 


4 liuriiii; i r<is> 


The ( anieo 


4 liurliic iro"- 


Super t'iiiema 


( lapliuiii 


4Jlohe 


Croydon . . 


l»H»i> Theatre 


Kmmx Road, >. 


tarKoii 


Forest Hill 


The (upiloj 


Fulhani 


I'ornni 


Harrow 


toilseuni 


High Wyconibi 


the Majentic 


Iver (Bueks) 


The Plaza 


Kensington 


Kotulty 


U-yton . . 


>atoy tliiema 


Putney 


Palace Theatre 


Reading 


. . The Pavilion 


KIchmond-on-Thames 


Kinema 


Komlord 


Plaza 


Shepherd's Bush 

Southall 


. The Palladium 


Palace 


SouthDort 
Stourbridge 


Troradero 


(eiilraitinenia 


Staines 


The Majestic 


T>tlrkenhani 


The kliiema 


Ipinliisler 


The tapitol 


1 pton Park 


« iirlton Theatre 


tiandsworth 


I'ulare Theatre 


Watlord . 


The Piaza 


Wembley . 


The Maji'stlc 


West Kaling 


The Kinema 


Wigan . . 


. tourt 


Wimbledon 


ToT«n Hall 


Wlnrhmore Hill 


.. . . The (apitol 


Woolwich 


. . . . Hippodrome 



The Renters of 1930 Films, 



77 



June 


25- 


tDrama of the Nile, A. 


Feb. 


II. 


Devil May Care. 




26. 


tLost Romance, The. 


,, 


13- 


fChina Bound. 




27. 


fDevil's Land. 




13- 


Their Own Desire. 


Sept. 


8. 


Heaven on Earth. 




13- 


It's a Great Life. 


" 


8. 


Daring Danger. 
Ideal. 


" 


18. 


Bishop Murder Case, The. 
M.-G.-M. 


Dec. 


13- 


fFree and Twenty. 


II 


19. 


Chasing Rainbows. 


II 


18. 


Sporting Life. 


II 


20. 


Not So Dumb. 


II 


19. 


Tanned Legs. 


Mar. 


17- 


The Kiss. 




20. 


Jazz Heaven. 


II 


21. 


tValley of Ghosts, The. 


Jan. 


17- 


Vagabond Lover, The. 


II 


25- 


fScrags. 




29. 


King of the Kongo, Tlie. 


,1 


26. 


Where East is East. 


Feb. 


18. 


tCome and Get It. 


^1 


27- 


tWoman from China, The. 




18. 


tA Swift Lover. 


II 


31- 


tJewelled Nights. 


II 


19. 


tAlways Tell Auntie. 


April 


I. 


What Price Melody. 


II 


19- 


tSleuth, The. 


,1 


2. 


Dynamite. 




20. 


fOutlawed. 


II 


4- 


Anna Christie. 


Mar. 


3- 


Loves of Robert Burns, The, 


,, 


7. 


Ship from Shanghai, The. 




5- 


Love Comes Along. 


II 


8. 


Lights and Shadows. 




II. 


Just For a Song. 


II 


9- 


Lady to Love, A. 


II 


14- 


Seven Keys to Bakipate. 


II 


II. 


Rogue Song, The. 


II 


19. 


Crooked Billet, The. 


II 


14- 


They Learned About Women. 




21. 


Dance Hall. 


II 


15- 


Montana Moon. 




25- 


Night Porter, The. 




16. 


Free and Easy. 


April 


I. 


Girl of the Port. 




23. 


This Mad World. 


1 


8. 


Hit the Deck. 


II 


24. 


The Girl Said No. 


II 


14. 


tReal Girl, A. 


,, 


29. 


Redemption. 


II 


14- 


tAsking for Trouble. 


May 


6. 


Duke Steps Out, The. 


II 


16. 


tBrought to Justice. 


li 


7- 


Divorcee, The. 


May 


8. 


tTwo Big Vagabonds. 


II 


8. 


Children of Pleasure. 


II 


8. 


fLaughing at Death. 


II 


9- 


tFrozen Fate. 




13- 


Second Wife. 


II 


21. 


In Gay Madrid. 




16. 


Beau Bandit. 




21. 


Caught Short. 




20. 


Lovia' the Ladies. 


II 


22. 


Strictly Unconventional. 




23- 


Framed. 


June 


3- 


Mysterious Island, The. 


II 


29. 


Sergeant Grischa. 


II 


5- 


fTigress, The. 


June 


25- 


tDouble Lives. 


II 


6. 


High Road, The. 


II 


25- 


JBig Diamond Robbeiy, The. 


July 


II. 


Richest Man in the World, The. 




26. 


tAmazing Vagabond, The. 




25- 


Sea Bat, The. 


II 


26. 


fldaho Red. 


1, 


29. 


Desert Nights. 


II 


30. 


Wreck of the Singapore, The. 


II 


30- 


Gay Nineties, The. 


July 


3- 


Love Finds a Way. 


II 


30. 


Unholy Three, The. 




3- 


Cuckoos, The. 


Aug. 


5- 


Thunder. 


II 


16. 


Runaway Bride, The. 




6. 


Big House, The. 


Sept. 


I. 


Three Days to Live. 




8. 


Speedway. 


II 


8. 


He Knew Women. 


II 


18. 


Let Us Be Gay. 


1 


II. 


Trust Your Wife. 


1 


19. 


Our Modern Maidens. 


1 


12. 


Midnight Mystery. 


II 


20. 


Our Blushing Brides. 


II 


3°- 


Warm Corner, A. 


II 


20. 


Romance. 


Oct. 


21. 


Inside the Lines. 


II 


22. 


Way Out West. 


II 


22. 


Worldly Goods. 


II 


22. 


Good News. 


,i 


24- 


Shooting Straight. 


II 


29. 


Spanish Eyes. 


Nov. 


10. 


Lawful Larceny. 


Sept. 


19. 


Comets. 


11 


12. 


Feminine Touch, The. 


,, 


29. 


Love in the Rough. 


II 


13- 


Conspiracy. 


1, 


zo. 


Call of the Flesh. 


ij 


14. 


Bottom of the World, The. 


Oct. 


13- 


Forward March. 






International Prods. 


II 


28. 


Men of the North. 


April 


9- 


Interviewing WiH .\nima',s. 
Kearton. 


'• 


28. 


Those Three French Girls. 
New Era. 


Nov. 


10. 


Dassan. 

M.-G.-M. 


Mar. 


27. 


tFreedom of the Shes, The. 
Paramount. 


Dec 


3- 


Girl in the Show, The. 


Dec. 


3- 


Return of Sherlock Holmes, The 


II 


4- 


Wise Girls. 


II 


10. 


Sweetie. 




II. 


tWonder of Women. 




17- 


Darkened Rooms. 


1 


18. 


Masks of the Devil. 


i_ 


19. 


Welcome Danger. 


II 


20. 


fSingle Man, A. 


II 


31- 


Mighty, The. 


II 


21. 


So This is College. 


Jan. 


7. 


Virginian, The. 


Jan. 


2. 


Marianne. 


II 


8. 


Why Bring That Up. 


II 


8. 


His Glorious Night. 


II 


14- 


Halfway to Heaven. 


II 


8. 


Single Standards, The. 


II 


17. 


Yellow Stockings. 


II 


13- 


tMorgaa's Last Raid. 


II 


21. 


Marriage Playground, The. 


1, 


14. 


fSioux Blood. 


II 


28. 


Pointed Heels. 


II 


14. 


Hallelujah. 


Feb. 


4- 


Glorifying the American Girl. 


II 


i.s- 


t Overland Telegraph, The. 


II 


II. 


Sleeping Partners. 


II 


16. 


tDesert Rider, The. 


,1 


13- 


Love Parade, The. 


II 


16. 


Navy Blues. 


1, 


l8. 


Laughing Lady, The. 


II 


23- 


tSells of St. Mary's, The. 


,1 


25- 


Battle of Paris, The. 


II 


28. 


Thirteenth Chair, The. 


Mar. 




Busybody, The. 


Feb. 


6. 


Untamed. 




II. 


Behind the Make-up. 


„ 


7. 


tAfter Many Years. 


„ 


18. 


Burning Up. 



78 



The Kinematograph Year Book. 



Mar. 


25 


April 


1. 


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3- 


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22. 


„ 


25. 


„ 


29. 


May 


6. 


,, 


8. 


,, 


13- 


,, 


20. 


„ 


2 7. 


June 


3. 


J, 


lo. 


J, 


1 6. 


„ 


17. 



July 



Aug. 



Sept. 



,, 


1 6. 


Oct. 


23. 
2. 


„ 


7. 




21. 


Nov. 


4. 


" 


13. 
18. 


.. 


20. 


Dec. 


18. 


,j 


20. 


Jan. 


10. 


Feb. 


12. 


'• 


14- 

18. 


,, 


18. 


,, 


19. 




21. 


^_ 


26. 


May 


29. 


,, 


30. 


„ 


30. 


June 


20. 


July 


4- 


Oct. 


29. 
17. 


Nov. 


7. 


.. 


12. 


Dec. 


19- 


,, 


19. 


Jan. 


14. 


,, 


17- 




21. 


Feb. 


14. 


June 


10. 


Sept. 


30. 

18. 


Aug. 


27. 

28. 


Oct. 


29. 
21. 


J, 


22. 


Nov. 


12. 


" 


13- 

18. 


Jan. 


16. 


May 


22. 



Applause. 

Lady from the Sea, The. 

Medals. 

Street ol Chance, The. 

Roadhouse Nights. 

Dangerous Paradise. 

Slightly Scarlet. 

Vagabond King, The. 

Sarah and Son. 

Only the Brave. 

Men Are Like That. 

Young Eagles. 

Honey. 

Paramount on Parade. 

Texan, The. 

Benson Murder Case. 

Light of Western Stars, The. 

Ladies Love Brutes. 

Byrd Expedition to the South Pole. 

The Devil's Holiday. 

Dangerous Nan McGrew. 

Cross Roads. 

Return of Dr. Fu Manchu, The. 

Big Pond, The. 

Safety in Numbers. 

Road to Fortune, The 

Man from Wyoming, A. 

Shadow of the Law, The. 

Let's Go Native. 

Tnie to the Navy. 

Border Legion, The. 

For the Defence 

Young Man of Manhattan. 

Social Lion, The. 

Anybody's War. 

Anybody's Woman. 

Beyond the Cities. 

Animal Crackers. 
P.D.C. 
t Romantic England. 

Rich People. 

Red Hot Rhythm. 

His First Command. 

This Thing Called Love. 

Eve's Fall. 

Amateur Night in London. 

Officer O'Brien. 

Dizzy Limit, The. 

Grand Parade, The. 

Spellbinder, The. 

Love's Conquest. 

His First Car. 

Swing High. 

Night Work. 

Holiday. 

Her Man. 

Easy Money. 

Pardon Mv Gun. 
Pro Patria. 
tAge of Seventeen, The. 
tThree Lovers, The. 

Burning Heart, The. 
tCottage on Dartmoor, A. 
fStampede. 
t Warning, The. 

Stark Nature. 

One Family. 

Windjammer, The. 
Radio. 

Dixiana. 

Escape. 

She's My Weakness. 

Half Shot at Sunrise. 

Danger Lights. 

Check and Double Check, 

Silver Horde, The. 

Birds of Prey. 
Showman Films. 

Last Post, The. 

Woman Who Was Forgotten, The, 



June 


II. 


Kiss Me. 

Star Films. 


Sept. 


19. 


Temptation. 
Sterling. 


Aug. 


20. 


French Leave. 


Sept. 


II. 


Convict's Code, The. 
Tiffany. 


Jan. 


6. 


tTo What Red Hell. 




6. 


tGeorge Washington Cohen . 


,, 


7. 


tNaughty Duchess, The. 


,, 


7. 


tDevil's Apple Tree, The. 




8. 


tProwlers of the Sea. 


,, 


8. 


tMan in Hobbles, The. 


,, 


9- 


t Broadway Fever. 


,, 


9. 


tTropical Nights. 


,, 


10. 


tGun Runner, The. 


[, 


10. 


tSpirit of Youth, The. 


May 


19- 


fTwo Men and a Maid. 




20. 


tMy Lady's Past. 




21. 


t Molly and Me. 


July 


24. 


Peacock .\lley. 


" 


25. 


Kathleen Mavourneen. 
United Artists. 


Dec. 


3°. 


Evangeline. 


Jan. 


9. 


Condemned. 


,, 


16. 


Lummox. 


Feb. 


5. 


Knowing Men. 


,, 


6. 


New York Nights. 


Mar. 


18. 


Hell Harbor. 




20. 


Be Yourself. 


April 


1 16- 


Putting on the Ritz. 


,. 


30. 


One Romantic Night. 


May 


14. 


Bad One, The. 




28. 


Brat, The. 


July 


2. 


Price of Things, The . 




II. 


Raffles. 


Sept. 


19. 


Caste. 


,, 


26. 


Whoopee. 


,, 


29. 


Lottery Bride, The. 


Oct. 


3. 


Abraham Lincoln. 


,, 


10. 


Du Barry. 


,, 


15- 


What a Widow. 


, 


20. 


Eyes of the World, The. 


" 


28. 


Hell's Angel's. 
U.K. 


Dec. 


20. 


tSailor's Farewell, A. 


Jan. 


13. 


fMadhuri. 


,, 


31. 


tPlaying with Fire. 


July 


8. 


fBack from Shanghai. 
Universal. 


Dec. 


3. 


Lucky Larkin. 


,, 


9. 


tCoUege Love. 


,, 


II. 


fDrake Case, The. 


jj 


13. 


tHold Your Man. 


,, 


19. 


Shannons of Broadway. 


Jan. 


9- 


Courtin' Wildcats. 


,, 


10. 


tDurgesh Nandani. 


^j 


14. 


Hell's Heroes. 


^j 


15. 


tNight Ride, The. 


jj 


16. 


Girl from China, The. 


J 


17. 


Climax, The. 


jj 


20. 


tAnarkaii. 


„ 


21. 


tKingdom of Twilight. 


jj 


24. 


Parade of the West. 


ij 


30. 


fStranger than Fiction. 


Feb. 


6. 


tTerrors. 


jj 


25. 


Dames Ahoy. 


jj 


26. 


Undertow. 


jj 


27. 


Mounted Stranger, The. 


Mar. 


3. 


tFar Paradise, 1 he 


jj 


25. 


tHide Out. 


jj 


26. 


Fighting Legion. 


,, 


27. 


tThree Men in a Cart. 


,, 


27. 


JDaredevil Reporter, The. 


,, 


28. 


Cohens and Kellys in Scotland, The, 


April 


8. 


tFettered Love. 


,, 


15. 


Clancy in Wall Street. 


„ 


22. 


fKrishnakanta's Will. 


„ 


23. 


Captain of the Guard. 



The Reuters of 1930 Films. 



79 



Mav 



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14. 


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20. 


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23- 


June 


5- 


„ 


10. 


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II. 


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24. 


,, 


25- 


July 


I. 


,, 


15. 


,, 


21. 


Aug. 


5- 


„ 


IS- 


„ 


IS- 


Sept. 


3- 


,, 


4- 


„ 


5- 


„ 


9- 


,, 


12. 


Oct. 


10. 


^j 


22. 


Nov. 


5- 


.. 


7- 


Dec. 


9- 


„ 


30. 


Feb. 


6. 


„ 


27- 


Mar. 


7- 


„ 


21. 


April 


24. 


May 


I. 


,, 


22. 


June 


30. 


July 


2. 


„ 


3- 


„ 


4- 


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7. 



Aug. 



Sept, 



Oct. 



Nov. 



Jan. 



Feb. 



23- 

28. 

30. 

I. 

7- 
19. 

5- 
19. 
26. 

3- 
16. 
20. 

21. 



27- 

6. 

7- 
10. 
13- 

27- 

6. 
13- 
20. 

3- 
10. 
17- 
22. 
24. 
29. 
30. 
31. 

3. 

5- 

7. 



tSarala 

Trailin' Trouble. 

Mountain Justice. 

Roaring Ranch. 

Czar of Broadway, The. 

All Quiet on the Western Front. 
tWhite Hell of Pitz Palu, The. 

King of Jazz. 

Young Desires. 

Trigger Tricks. 

Primrose Path, The. 

Song of the Caballero, The. 

Phantom of the Opera, The. 

What Men Want. 

Little Accident. 

Storm, The. 

Outside the Law. 

Sons of the Saddle. 

White Hell of Pitz Palu, The. 

Terry of the Times. 

Spurs. 

Lady Surrenders, .\. 

East is West. 

Cat Creeps, The. 

Concentratin' Kid. 
Wardour. 
fPavement Butterfly, The. 

Juno and the Paycock. 

Elstree Calling. 

Compulsory Husband, The. 

Flame of Love, The. 

Harmony Heaven. 

After the Fog. 

Not So Quiet on the Western Front. 

Loose Ends. 

" W " Plan, The. 

Young Woodley. 

Blue Angel, The. 
Suspense. 
tBonds of Honour, 
t False Gold. 
fTomboy, The 
tDaughter of the Regiment. 
tTemporary Gentleman, The. 
Love Waltz, The. 
Two Worlds. 
Yellow Mask, The. 
Murder. 

Kiss Me, Sergeant. 
Vagabond Queen, The. 
White Devil, The. 
Almost a Honeymoon. 
Lost Company, The. 
Why Sailors Leave Home. 
Night Birds. 
Temporary Widow, The. 
Compromising Daphne. 
Man from Chicago, The. 
Blackhand Gang, The. 
Middle Watch, The. 
Adieu Mascotte. 
Convict of Stamboul, The. 
Treason. 

Mystery of Life, The. 
Immortal Vagabond, The. 

Warner. 
Hearts in Exile. 
Skin Deep. 
In the Headlines. 
Sacred Flame, The. 
Is Everybody Happy ? 
Sap, The. 
Second Choice. 
So Long Letty. 
Tiger Rose. 
tSir or Madam. 
Aviator, The. 
General C'-ack. 
At the Villa Rose. 
Flying Scotsman, The. 



Mar. 20, 

„ 24. 

April 3. 



May 



June 



July 



Sept. 



„ 


25- 


Oct. 


^f,- 


Nov. 


13- 


.. 


19. 


May 


27- 


,, 


28. 


,, 


30. 


June 


10. 


,, 


12. 


„ 


13. 


,, 


13. 


,, 


17- 


Aug. 


12. 


,, 


15- 


„ 


19. 




22. 


„ 


25. 


» 


29. 



Sept. 



,, 


12. 


Nov. 


5- 


Dec. 


9- 


,, 


12. 


,, 


17. 


,, 


23. 


,, 


23- 


Jan. 


8. 


Feb. 


*T 


,, 


7- 


, 


11. 


Mar. 


3- 


„ 


13- 


Mar. 


26. 


, 


28. 


April 


4- 


„ 


8. 


„ 


II. 


„ 


14. 


,, 


14. 


,, 


15- 


May 


19- 


,, 


26. 


„ 


26. 


.Mar. 


19- 


Sept. 


26. 


Oct. 


21. 


„ 


28. 



House of the Arrow, The. 

Show of Shows, The. 

She Couldn't Say No. 

On the Border. 

Wide Open. 

Isle of Escape, The. 

Song of the West. 

Woman He Scorned, The. 

Under a Texa.s Moon. 

Man from Blankleys, The. 

Man Hunter, The. 

Dumbells in Ermine. 

Those Who Dance. 

Second Floor Mystery, The. 

Hold Everything. 

Courage. 

Mammy. 

No Exit. 

Rough Waters. 

Lord Richard in the Pantry. 

Golden Dawn. 

Dancing Sweeties. 

Recaptured Love. 

Big Boy. 

Matrimonial Problem, A. 

Sweet Kitty Baliairs. 

Three Faces East. 

Office Wife, The. 

Oh, Sailor I3ehave. 

Old English. 

Moby Dick. 

Call of the Sea. The, 
W. & F. 

Ladies ot Leisure. 

Girl from Mexico, The. 

Cock o' the Walk. 

Personality. 

Prince of Diamonds. 
Around the Corner. 
Guilty. 

Royal Romance, A. 
Heil's Island. 
Big Fight, The. 
Call ot the West. 
Onca a Gentleman. 
On .Approval. 
Sisters. 

Soldiers and Women. 
So Like a Woman. 
Canaries Somstimes Sing. 
Sweetheart- on Parade. 
Ladies Must Play. 
Plunder. 
Flight. 

Song of Love, The. 
Broadway Scandals, 
t Their Son. 
Splinters. 
Wall Street. 
Murder on the Roof. 
Clipped W-ng£. 
Rookerv Nook. 
tBlue Waltz, The. 
t Adjutant of the Czai , The 
Vengeance. 
Melodv Man. The. 
fCourt Scandal. 

Bride Number 68. 
fBy Royal Command. 
Balaclava. 
Journey's End. 
Second Kiss. 
Woives. 
twill o' the Wisp. 
tLegionaire, The. 

W.P. 
fVendetta. 

Chiriese Bungalow, The. 
tLove's -Masquerade. 
fVirgin of Paris, The. 



80 



The Kinematograph Year Book. 




BRITISH INTERNATIONAL PICTURES LTD. 

THE FIRST company to make a serious effort to establish a film producing 
organisation, capable of becoming an international force jn the film business, 
and worthy in scope and dignity to rank with the great concerns in other in- 
dustries and m other countries. 

THE FIRST British all-talking picture "BLACKMAIL" came from Elstree. 
THE FIRST, all-talking picture produced in three languages in any studio in 
the world, "ATLANTIC" also came from Elstree. 

AND NOW 

the Company have reached a stage comparable to the great producing in- 
terests of the United States o*- Arnenca, and are in a position to announce in 
advance a complete line-up of British Films ^or 



1931 



'Kiss Me Sergeant!" Direc- 
ted by Monty Banks. 
" Compromising Daphne." 

Directed bv Thomas Bentley. 
" The Middle Watch." Directed 

by Norman Walker. 
" The Man from Chicago." 

Directed by Walter Summers. 
" Almost a Honeymoon." Di- 
rected by Monty Banks. 
"The Black Hand Gang." 

Directed by Monty Banks. 
" Young Woodley." Directed by 

Thomas Bentley. 
" Loose Ends." Directed by 

Norman Walker. 
" Two Worlds." An E. A. 

Dupont production. 
"Murder!" An Alfred Hitch- 
cock production. 
" The ' W' Plan." Directed by 

Victor Saville. 
" The Yellow Mask." Directed 

by Harry Lachman. 
" Night Birds." A Richard 

Eichberg bi-Iingual production. 
" How He Lied to Her Hus- 
band." Bernard Shaw's First 
Talkie. 



"The Skin Game." An Alfred 

Hitchcock production. 
" Potiphar's Wife." Directed by 

Maurice Elvey. 
" Gape Forlorn." An E. A* 

Dupont tri-lingual production. 
" What a Night ! " Directed by 

Monty Banks. 
" The Love Habit." Directed by 

Harry Lachman. 
" Why Sailors Leave Home." 

Directed by Monty Banks. 
" The Happy Husband." Direc- 
ted by Norman Walker. 
" Conflict." Directed by Miles 

Mander. 
" Show a Leg." Directed by 

Monty Banks. 
" The Vagabond Queen." 

Directed by G. V. Bolvary. 
" Dreyfus." Directed by Milton 

Rosmer. 
" The Bridjegroom's Widow." 
A Richard Eichberg bi-lingual 
productif n. 
" The Flying Fool " (Tentative 
title). Directed by Walter 
.Summers. 



Be In Profit 
LET 1931 BE A BRITISH INTERNATIONAL YEAR ! 

WARPeUR 



Al>(>l> H'fOm tkttFSlmiCfimtn 



Films Registered U"der the Act. 



SI 



FILMS REGISTERED 
THE ACT. 



UNDER 



Official Board of Trade List. 

UNDER the new Films Act, Section 6, the Board of Trade must keep a register 
of films to which the Act applies. By the courtesy of the Editor of the 
Board of Trade Journal, we are enabled to present a list covering the period from December 
3, 1929 to November 28, 1930. 
Films, the names of which appear In italics, are parts of series (or serials). 

The figures under the heading "Length (feetV have, in several cases, been altered 
since the original registration and the corrected figures now appear. Other corrections 
as notified by the Board of Trade have been made : Br. before the Registered No. 
indicates a British Film ; F., a Foreign film; and B. is British, but not available 
for British quota. 

All are sound films except those specially distinguished — thus f which are silent. 



Title of Film. 

DEC. 4. 1929. 

Warned Off 

The Devil's Maze 

Pathe Sound Magazine 
(series) : — 
Pathe Sound Magazine 

No. 20 

Scented Soap(B.E. 101)... 

I'll Take You Home Again, 

Kathleen (B.E. 205) ... 

Somewhere a Voice is Call- 

ing(B.E.204) 

DEC. 7. 

Over the Sticks 

DEC. 9. 

Riverside Melodies (B.E. 

202) 

Atlantic 

To What Red Hell 



DEC. 11. 
Pathe Sound Magazine 
(series) — 
Paihe Sound MU'/azine 
No. 21 

DEC. 13. 
Drifters 

DEC. 18. 
Alf's Carpet 

Bunkered 

St. George and The Dragon 

Path6 Sound Magazine 
(series) : — 
Pathe Sound Matjazine, 
No. 22. 

DEC. 19. 
The Pride of Donegal ... 
Express Love 

DEC. 20. 
Romantic England 

DEC. 27 
Splinterf 



BRITISH 








Registered by. 


Maker's name. 


Length 
(feet). 


No. 


.T.-M.-G 

Gaumont 


B. and D. Films... 
Gaumont 


6,510t 

7,754 

7,517 


Br. 3283 
Br. 3284 
Br. 3284 


F.N.-P 

Butcher's 


F.N.-P 

Electrocord 


1,170 
250 


Br. 3290 
Br. 3291 


„ 





350 


Br. 3292 


.. 


.. 


350 


Br. 3293 


Fox 


Cinema Exclusives 


3,345t Br. 3302 


Butcher's 
Wardour 
Tiffany Prod. ... 


Electrocord 

B.LP 

Strand Film Co. 
and Twickenham 
Film Studios. 


4,500 
8,213 
9,247t 

8,256 


Br. 3303 

Br. 3304 

, Br. 3305 

Br. 3305 



F.N.-P. .. 
New Era 

Wardour 
Fox 

F.N.-P. . 



Fox 
Alpha 



F.N.-P 1,4.30 Br. 3318 

New Era Prod. ... 3,746t Br. 3325 



B.I.P 

W.' H. Pay 

Whitehall Films, 
Ltd. 



F.N.-P. 



5,892t Br. 3343 
6,254 Br. 3343 
l,962t Br. 3344 
l,585t Br. 3345 



1,045 Br. 3346 



P.D.C. 
W. Sc F. 



Parkinson Prod. .6,412t Br. 3347 

Alpha 1,770 Br. 3348 

Cinema Exclusives^ 4,538t Br. 3356 

B. ik Dom. and 7,565 Br, 33S5 

Gramophone 
Co., Ltd. 



82 



The KinematograpJi Year Book. 



Title of Film. 



Registered by. 



DEC. 27 {continued) 

Pathe SoundMagazine 
(series): — 
Pathe Sound Magazine 
N0.2Z F.N.-P. ... 

DEC. 31. 

The Magic Flute ... F.B.O. ... 

Pathe Sound Magazine 
No.2i ... ' ... F.N.-P. ... 

JAN. 6, 1930. 
Mickey Mouse Ideal 

JAN. 8. 
Popular Pieces ( B.208) ... Butcher's 
Pathe Sound Magazine 
(series) : — 
Pathe Sound Magazine 
No. 25 F.N.-P. ... 

JAN. 9. 
The Hate Ship F.N.-P- .. 

JAN. 14. 
Durgesh Naudini Universal 



Maker's name. Length 
(feet). 



F.N.-P. ... 

Imperial Film 
F.N.-P. ... 



. 1,352 Br. 3386 

.. ll,785t Br. 3392 
. 1,323 Br. 3395 



Gainsborough ... 500 Br. 3407 
Electrocord, Ltd. 2,000 Br. 3408 



F.N.-P. 
B.I.P. 



1,169 Br. 3409 
7,675 Br. 3412 



Madan Theatres, 12,372t Br. 3445 
Ltd. 



JAN. 15. 

Madhuri 

Pathe Sound Magazine 
(scries): — 
Pathe Sound Magazine 
No. 26 

JAN. 17. 
Unto Bach Other 

JAN. 18. 
Yellow Stockings 

JAN. 21. 
Anarkali 

JAN. 23. 
The Kingdom of Twilight 

JAN. 26. 

The Bells of St. Mary's 

JAN. 27. 

A Cottage on Dartmoor 

Tam'O'Shantef' 



U.K. Photoplays Imperial Film Co. 6,951t Br. 3446 



F.N.-P 

Fox 

Famous Lasky 

Universal 

Universal 

J. -M.-G. ... 

Pro Patria 
Wardour 



F.N.-P 1,125 Br. 3447 

Cinema Bxclusives 7,581t Br. 3457 
Welsh Pearson ... 6,608t Br. 3466 
Imperial Film Co. 10,594t Br. 3475 



Seven Seas Screen 8,360t Br. 3484 
Productions, Ltd. 

G.P. Film Prod. 5,500t Br. 3486 



B. Instructional. 
B.I.P. " 



6,304 Br. 3487 

5,954t Br. 3487 

900 Br. 3489 



JAN. 31. 
Mr. Nobody 

My Lord the Chauffeur 
Chris's Mrs 

FEB. 1. 

Stranger than Fiction .. 

FEB. 3. 

Naughty Husbands 

Then and Now 

FEB. 4. 
Sir or Madam 

FEB. 5. 

Alfresco 

Toy land 

Black and White ... 
Nick's Knickers ... 
More Please (B. 209) 



Fox 

G. and S. Films 
Universal 



British Screen 4,941t Br. 3506 
Classics. 

5,320t Br. 3507 

G. and S. Films l,864t Br. 3508 



Mrs. C. M. Wright 2,336t Br. 3515 



Geoffrey J. Ben- Geoffrey Benstead 5,700t Br. 3516 
stead. Films. 

J.-M.-G Harry B. Parkin- 4,011t Br. 3517 

son. 



Warner 
. Ideal 



G. <fe S. Films 
Butcher's 



Foremost Prod. 
. Gainsborough 



6,421t Br. 3527 



1,523 Br. 3531 

1,678 Br. 3532 

... 1,625 Br. 3533 

G. & S. Films ... 3,768 Br. 3534 

Electrocord, Ltd. 2,500 Br. 3535 



Films Registered under the Act. 



83 



Title of Film. 


Registered by. 


FEB. 6. 

Knowing Men 


... U.A. 


At t lie Villa Rose ... 


... Warner ... 


FEB. 8. 
Terrors 


... Universal 


FEB. 10. 

After Many Years 
The Flying Srotsnian 


... J.-M.-G. ... 
... Warner ... 


FEB. 12. 

Sleeping Partners 


,.. Famous Lasky 


FEB. 13. 

Kookery Nook 


.. W. ct F.... 


FEB. 17. 
Stampede 


.. Pro Patria 


FEB. 18. 
Warning 


.. Pro Patria 



Infatuation Alpha 

Cockney Spirit in the War Butcher's 

cNo. 1)— All Riot on the 

Western Front 

Auntie's Antics . . ... G. and S. Films 

FEB. 19. 

Red Pearls Butcher's 

FEB. 20. 

Juno and the Paycock ... Wardour 

FEB. 21. 

The Blue Boys (No. 2) ... J.-M.-G 

Dick Henderson ... ... ,, 

Pete Mandell and His ,, 

Rhj'thm Masters. 
Elsie Percival and Ray Ray- ,, 

mond. 

Hal Swain's Saxoflve ... ,, 

George Mozart ,, 

Billie Barnes ... ... ,, 

Martini and His Band (No. 1) ,, 

Martini and His Band (No. 2) ,, 

FEB. 2i. 
Kidnapped P.D.C 

Racing Matters No. 1 ... ,, 

Racing Matters No. 2 ... ,, 

Racing Matters No. 3 ... „ 

Racing Matters No. 4 ... ,, 

Racing Matters No. 5 ... ,, 

Racing Matters No. G ... ,, 

FEB. 25. 

Amateur Niglit in London „ 

Eve's Fall 

ilAR. 4. 

Raise The Roof F.N.-P 

The Loves of Robert Burns Ideal 



MAR. 5. 
The Far Paradise 



MAR. 7. 
Classic V. Jazz 



MAR. 12. 
Just For a Song ... 



Universal 



Ideal Films, Ltd. 



Ideal 



Maker's name. Length No. 
(feet). 

Talkicolour Co., 7,939 Br. 3545 

Ltd. 
Twickenham 9,010 Br. 3546 

Studios, Ltd. 



Erie O. Smith ... 4,3](>t Br. 3558 



Savana Films ... 6,321t Br. 3559 
B.I.P 5 502 Br. 3560 



Sageen Prod., Ltd. 7,826 Br.3570 



B. and D. Gramo- .s,fi72 Br.3577 
phone Co. 



B. Instructional... 7,494t Br.3388 



British Projects, 6,692t Br.3593 
Ltd. 

Alpha 3,580 Br..3.594 

Butcher's ... 1,990 Br.3595 



G. and S. Films 5,114 Br.3596 



Archibald Nettle- 6,536t Br. 3607 
fold. 



B.I.P. ... 
Gainsborough 



8,751 Br. 3615 



868 Br. 3620 

898 Br. 3621 

911 Br. 3622 

884 Br. 3623 

841 Br. 3624 

630 Br. 3625 

950 Br. 3626 

844 Br. 3627 

886 Br. 3628 



Edward G. Wluting 5,801 Br. 3634 
5.722t Br. 3634 



John Betts 



1,120 Br. 3635 

1,100 Br. 3636 

1,002 Br. 3637 

1,080 Br. 3638 

1,015 Br. 3639 

940 Br. 3640 



3,134 Br. 3644 
3,158 Br. 3645 



B.I.P 6,990 Br. 3693 

B. & D. Film Corp. 7,885 Br. 3694 

M.C.D. Prod. ... 6,950t Br. 3708 



Gainsborough 1,619 Br. 3723 

Pictures (1928), 
Ltd. 

Gainsborough ... 8,422 Br. 3728 



84 



The Kifiematograph Year Booh. 



Title of Film. 

MAR. 13. 

Elatree Calling 
High Seas ... 



Registered by. 



Wardour 
F.N.-P. . 



Maker's Name. 



B.I.P. 



No. 



The Cockney Spirit in the Butcher's 
War (No. 2) 
MAR. 15. 

Walsh Brothers J.-M.-G. .. 

Lewis Hardcastle ... ... ,, 

Pete Mandell and His „ 

Rhythm Masters (No.2) 
The Blue Boys (No. 1) ... 
Kna Reiss ... ... ... „ 

The Volga Singers ... ,, 



MAR. 17. 
Gypsy Land 

MAR 18. 
Song of Soho 

MAR. 20. 

The New Waiter 

The Musical Beauty Shop 



MAR. 21. 

The House Of The Arrow 

The Crooked Billet 
Dusky Melodies 

MAR. 22. 
Life's A Stage 

MAR. 2.5. 

Harmony Heaven 

The Valley of Ghosts 
Alf's Button 



Ideal 

F.N.-P. ... 
P.D.C. ... 

Warner Bros. 
Ideal 

Argosy ... 



Wardour 
J.-M.-G. . 
Gaumont 



MAR. 26. 
The Night Porter 
An Old Time Music Hall 

(B.E. 206). 
The Safe (B.E. 211) 

MAR. 27. 

Scrags 

MAR. 29. 

'I'liree Men In A Cart 

1 he Woman From Chinn... 

We Two 

MAR. 31. 

Sister to Assist 'Er 
Solus In Pawn 

.\PRIL 2. 

The Lady from the Sea ... 

Al'KiL 9. 
The Athlete 

Cockney Spirit In The War 

(No. "3) 
Fettered Love 

APRIL 10. 
House Warmers ... 
.Tack and The Beanstalk ... 
Kollege Kapers 

APRIL 16. 
Balaclava 

APRIL 2.5. 
Krishna Kan'^a's Will — Universal 

Part I. — Disinherited. 
Krishna Kanta's Will — „ 

Part II. — Jealousy. 
Painted Pictures 



Ideal 
Butcher's 



J.-M.-G. 



Universal 
J.-M.-G. 



Gaumont 
Fox 



Famous Lasky 
Butcher's 



Universal 



Universal 



W. & F. 



Butcher's 



Gainsborough 



Gainsborough 
B.I.P. ... 
P.D.C. ... 



Twickenham Film 

Studios. 
Gainsborough ... 



Length 
(feet). 

7,767 Br. 3733 
6,366 Br. 3734 
6,332t Br. 3734 
3,017 Br. 3735 



909 Br. 3742 

970 Br. 3743 

859 Br. 3744 

884 T^. 3745 

935 Br. 3746 

904 Br. 3747 



1,629 Br. 3748 
6,571 Br. 3754 



3,.582 Br. 3758 
3,126 Br. 3759 



6,881 Br. 3762 



7,002 Br. 3763 
1,466 Br. 3764 



Encore Films,Ltd. 5,855t Br. 3765 



B.I.P 5,500 Br. 3771 

British Lion ... .5,304t Br. 3772 

Gaumont ... 8,606t Br. 3773 

... 7,249 Br. 3773 

Gaumont ... 4,073 Br. 3775 

Electrocord ... 1,718 Br. 3776 

... 1,007 Br. 3777 



H. B. Parkinson 5,659t Br. 3784 

B.S.P., Ltd. ... 5,187t Br. 3794 
Edward G. Whitim; 7,410t Br. 3795 
A.R.Morgan ... 1,500 Br. 379 6 



F. A. Thompson 5,719 Br. 3810 
Cinema Exclusives 2,176t B. r38il 



B.I.P. ... 

John Betts 
Butcher's 
M.C.D. ... 

Erie O. Smith 
Gainsborough 



5,540 Br. 3814 

3,100 Br. 3851 
3,1 15 1 Br. 3851 
1,990 Br. 3852 

6,013 1 Br. 3853 

1,738 1 Br. 3864 
l,978t Br. 3865 
l,974t Br. 3866 



8,500 Br. 3890 



Madan Theatres, 7,762t 
Ltd. 

6,691 1 



Fox Film Co., Ltd. Bernard Smith 



Br. 3920 
Br. 3921 
5,158t Br 3922 



Tilms Registered under^the Act. 



85 



Title of Film. 


Registered by. 


Maker's name. 


Length 
(feet). 


No. 


APRIL 30. 










Tlie Compulsory Husband 


V/ardour 


B.I.P 


7,546 


Br. 3953 


The Jolly Farmers 


,, 





900 


Dr. 3957 


MAY 3. 










The Woman He Scorned 


Warner Bros. ... 


Chas.Whittaker... 
Prod. 


8,460 


Br. 3963 


MAY 9. 










Sarala 


. Universal 


. Madan Theatres, 
Ltd. 


10,650t 


Br. 4007 


MAY 10. 










Frozen Fate 


. J.-M.-Cr 


. B.S.P 


5,080t 


Br. 4008 


MAY 13. 










You'd Be Surprised 


. Butcher's 


. Archibald Nettle 
fold Prod. 


- 5,960 

5,992t 


Br. 4013 
Br. 4013 


MAY 15. 










Not So Quiet On The 


W^ardour 


B.LP 


. 4,626 


Br. 4028 


Western Front. 










MAY 20. 










The Message 


Gaumont 


Gaumont ... 


. 2,656 


Br. 4084 


Tell Tales 


Wardour 


Seymour Hicks 


998 


Br. 4085 


MAY 21. 










His First Car 


P.D.C. 


P.D.C 


3,288 


Br. 4124 


Choral Cameos ... 


Wardour 


B.I.P 


833 


Br. 4125 


A Feast of Harmony ... 





„ 


855 


Br. 4126 


MAY 22. 










Piccadilly Nights 


F.B.O 


Kingsway General 
Film Prod. 


8,113 


Br. 4127 


Wolves 


W. &F 


B. & D. Film Corp. 
and The Gramo- 
phone Co., Ltd. 


5,140 


Br. 4128 


Peace of Mind 


„ 


B. & D. Film Corp. 


358 


Br. 4129 


MAY 31. 










Animal Friends 


. A. F. H. Baldry, A. F. H. Baldry, 1,875 


E. 4217 




F.Z.S. 


F.Z.S. 






Greek Street 


. Gaumont 


. Gaumont 


. 7,646 


Br. 4219 


The Jerry Builders 


. P.D.C 


. P.D.C 


. 3,413 


Br. 4220 


JUNE 3. 










Loose Ends 


. Wardour 


. B.I.P 


. 8,567 


Br. 4227 


JUNE 6. 










The Tigress 


. J.-M.-G 


. Shree Ranjit Film 
Co. 


9,651 1 


Br.4236 


JUNE 10. 








The NjppiT, 


. United Artists .. 


. Betty Balfour 
Pict., Ltd. 


7,110 


Br. 4241 


JUNE 11. 










Bed-Rock 


. Famous Lasky . 


. Piccadilly Pict., 
Ltd. 


3,686 


Br. 4247 


JUNE 18. 










Varsity 


Universal 


J. A. Combrinck 
Graaff. 


3,852t 


Br. 4312 


JUNE 19. 








Stark Nature .. 


Pro Patrla 


British Instruc- 
tional. 


6,256 


Br. 4329 


JUNE 20. 










Interviewing Wild 










Animals (series) : 










Interviewiiig Wild 


Inter. Prod., Ltd. 


F. Ratcliffe Holmes 


982 


Br. 4331 


Animals — No. 1. 










Interviewing Wild 


,, 


,, 


1,024 


Br. 4332 


Animals — No. 2. 










Interwiewing Wild 


jj 


jj 


873 


Br. 4333 


Animals — No. 3. 










Interviewing Wild 


,, 


J, 


1,042 


Br. 4334 


Animals — No. 4. 










Intervieioing Wild 


jj 


jj 


873 


Br. 4335 


Animals — No. 5. 










Interviewing Wild 


,, 


„ 


1,022 


Br. 4336 


.inimals — No. 6. 










JUNE 26. 










The Last Hour ... 


. Butcher's 


. Archibald Nettle 
fold Prod. 


6,998 


Br. 4361 



86 



The Kinematograph Year Book. 



Title of Film. 

JULY 1. 

Red Aces 

The Man Who Changed His 

Name. 
The Squeaker 

JULY 9. 
The Price of Things 

JULY 10. 

One Family 

Jewelled Nights 

JULY 11. 

Secrets of Nature (series) : 
Peas and Cues ... 

Sundew 

Bathtime at the Zoo 
Down Under 
The Merlin 
The Aphis 
Sea Level 
Safety in Hiding 
Plants of the Underworld 
Marine Models ... 

Flight Machine 

Daily Dozen at the Zoo ... 

JULY 12. 
The "W" Plan 



Registered by. 
British Lion 

United Artists 



Pro Patria 
J.-M.-Ot. ... 



Pro Patria 



Maker's name. 
British Lion 



Length 
(feet). 



No. 



Elinor Glyn Prod. 



British Inst. 
Louise Lovely 



British Inst. 



5,498t Br. 4375 
7,134t Br. 4376 



8,300 Br. 4377 
7,556 Br. 4401 



6,208 Br. 4412 
8,812t Br. 4413 



JULY 14. 

No Exit 

JULY 21. 
Symphony in Two Flats 

JULY 25. 
Romance of Seville 

JULY 29. 
Black Sand 



JULY 30. 
Suspense 
Young Woodlev 
AUG. 1. 
Secrets of Nature (second 
series) : — 
The Frog 
Springtime at the Zoo 
Phantoms 
Scarlet Runner and d 
The Iris Family 
Starting in Life 
AUG. 2. 
Ashes 



. Wardour 

. Warner . . . 
. Gaumont 

. F.N.P. ... 

. J. W. Hoflin ai 
C. D. Spurling 

Wardour 
Pro Patria 



Ideal 



876 
999 
929 
948 
842 
885 
925 
1,002 
916 
834 
964 



E. 4415 
E. 4416 
E. 4417 
B. 441S 
E. 4419 
E. 4420 
E. 4421 
E. 4422 
E. 4423 
E. 4424 
E. 4425 
E. 4426 



Burlington Films, 9,347 Br. 4427 
Ltd. 



AUG. 6. 
Lord Richard in the Pantry Warner . 

Too Many Crooks ... Fox 
The Yellow Mask Wardour 

AUG. 7. 
Murder ,, 

AUG. 12. 
Kiss Me, Sergeant ... „ 

AUG. 15. 
Sandy The Fireman, 

No. 1 Warner 

AUG. 19. 
That's nis Weakness ... Equity 



Warner 6,375 


Br. 4430 


Gainsborough ... 7,752 


Br. 4467 


B.I.P 5,610 


Br. 4485 


Malayan Film 4,500t 
Prod. 


E. 4491 


P.I.I' 7,100 

7,050 


Br. 4493 
Br. 4494 


B.I.F 960 

1,008 

842 

900 

850 

994 


E. 4506 
E. 4507 
E. 4508 
E. 4509 
E. 4510 
E. 4511 


Gainsborough ... 2,160 


Br. 4512 


. Twickenham Film 7,981 

Studios. 
. F. George King ... 3,414 
B.I.P 8,560 


Br. 4521 

Br. 4522 
Br. 4.523 



9,700 
5,100 



Br. 4546 



F.N.P. 



John F. Argvie 



1,050 Br. 4556 



l,990t Br. L576 



Films Registered under /he Act. 



Title of Film. 

AUG. 25. 

Goodbye to All That 
The Vagabond Queen 



Registered by. 
Wardour 



Maker's Name. Lengt.h 
(feet). 



B.I.P. 



921 

6,679t 
6,679t 



87 

No. 



Br. 4667 
Br. 4610 
Br. 4611 



AUG. 29. 
On Approval 

SEPT. 1. 
Road to Fortune 

SEPT. 2. 
Spanish Eyes 
French Leave 
Escape 



SEPT. 4. 
I-ondon Melody 



SEPT. 9. 
School for Scandal 



SEPT. 12. 
Canaries Sometimes Sini, 



W. <t F.... 

Paramount 



M.-G.-M. 

Sterling ... 
Radio Pict. 



Audible Film- 
craft. 



B. & D. ... 

Starcraft, Ltd. 



8,839 
5,358 



Samuelson ... 6,400 

D * H. Prod. ... 8,361 

Associated Talking 6,725 
Pict. 



Br. 4649 
Br. 4655 



Br. 9466 
Br. 4670 
Br. 4671 



B.S.P. 



5,269 Br. 4686 



Paramount Film Albion Film Syn- 6,910 
Service, Ltd. dicate, Ltd. 



Br. 4701 



W. tt F. 



li. it D. ... 



7,225 Br. 4726 



United Artists 
.L-M.-6. ... 
Equity British 



SEPT. 20. 
Caste 

Comets . . . 
Flames of Fear 

SEPT. 22. 
Yoho 



Seeking Steelheads 
Tenderfoot Trail 
Canoe Trails through 

Mooseland. 
Laurentian Lures 
Islands of Romance 
When Winter Comes ... 
The Drive is on 

SEPT. 27. 

Beyond the Cities ... 

SEPT. 29. 
The Windjammer 

OCT. 1. 
The Lone Scout ... 
A Warm Corner ... 
The Great Game ... 

OCT. 2. 

Big Business 

OCT. 6. 

The Cliinese Bungalow 



OCT. 8. 

Why Sailors Leave Home Wardour 



Harry Bowson ... 0,421 Br. 4782 

Alpha 4,459 Br. 4783 

John F. Argyle ... 5,655t Br. 4784 



OCT. 10. 
Should a Doctor Tell 



Government of 
Canada (Motion 
Picture Bureau). 



664t Br. 4790 



Paramount 
Pro Patria 



Piccadilly Pict. 
B.T.F 



720 1 
755t 
800t 

935 1 
990t 
880 1 
755t 



6,309 
7,080 



J. H. Martin Cross .T. H. Martin Cross 2,500 



Ideal 
Gaumont... 



Fox Film 
W. P. .. 



Gainsljorough 
Gaumont . . . 



9,398 
7,036 



British Lion 



Oscar M. Sheridan 5,422 

W. P 6,790 

B.I.P 6,385 

British Lion ... 5,300 



OCT. 15. 
When Scouting Won ... .T. H. Martin Cross J. H. Martin Cross 4,815t 

OCT. 18. 

Me and Mvself ... 



OCT. 24. 

Almost a Honeymoon 



Lincoln Stoll ... Lincoln E. Stoll... 532 
,. Wardour ... B.I.P 9,016 



Br. 4791 
Br. 4792 
Br. 4793 

Br. 4794 
E. 4795 
E. 4796 
E. 4797 



Br. 4807 
Br. 4810 



Br. 4817 
Br. 4829 
Br. 4821 



Br. 4822 
Br. 4842 
Br. 4850 
Br. 4854 
Br. 4867 
Br. 4879 
Br. 4911 



88 



The Kinematograph Year Book. 



Title of Film. 


Regis 


tered by. 


OCT, 27. 
Leave It To Me 


Fox 


OCT. 30. 
The Middle Watch 
The Blacl£ Hand Gang ... 
Realities 


Wardour 


NOV. 4. 
We Take Ofif Our Hats ... 


.. 


NOV. 5. 

Night Birds 

Compromising Daphne 


Wardour 


NOV. 18. 
The Man from Chicago ... 


Wardour 


NOV. 20. 

Birds of Prey 


Radio 


NOV. 21. 

Such Is The Law 


Butcher's 


NOV. 22. 
Thread o'Scarlet 


Gaumont... 


NOV. 24. 

Secrets of Nature (Second 
Series) — 

Hold All 

The Strangler 

A Spoon in His Mouth . . . 

Special Messengers 

Mighty Atoms ... 

Playtime at the Zoo 

Enter the Queen 

Children of Chance 


Pro ] 

Fox 
F.N. 


^atria 
P. '.'.'. 


NOV. 25. 
The Call of the Sea 


Warner ... 


NOV. 26. 

Dassan 

Kissing Cup's Race 


Cher 
Bute 


ry Keartou 
her's 



Maker's name. Length 

(feet). No. 

F. George King, 3.744 Br. 4911 
Ltd. 



B.I.P. . 

B.I.P. ., 

B.I.P. . 

A.T.P. . 
StoU 
Gaumont . 

B.I.F 



Starcraft 
B.I.P. . 



10,235 Br. 4933 
4,758 Br. 4934 
1,276 Br. 4935 



1,190 Br. 4954 



8,761 Br. 4955 
7,242 Br. 4956 



7,598 Br. 5029 

8,832 Br. 5041 

7,958 Br. 5045 

3,180 Br. 5048 



950 E. 5049 

1,051 E. 5060 

984 E. 5051 

1,008 E. 5052 

954 E. 5053 

930 E. 5054 

3,838 Br. 5055 

7,279 Br. 5057 



Twickenham Film 5,961 Br. 5059 
Studios 

Cherry Kearton... 6,300 E.5063 

Butclier's ... 6,755 Br. 5064 



ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO THE BOARD 
OF TRADE ON THE CINEMATOGRAPH 
FILMS ACT. 

SIR LAWRENCE N. GUILLEMARD, G.G.M.G., K.G.B. 

MRS. PHILIP SNOWDEN. 
*SIR ROBERT BLAIR, M.A., B.Sc, LL.D. 
*ST. JOHN IRVINE. 

JOHN MAXWELL 
*H. BRUCE WOLFE. 
*S. ROWSON. 

F. W. BAKER. 

F. H. COOPER. 

Secretary 



*E. HEWITSON. 
*H. V. DAVIS. 

E. TROUNSON. 

G. R. HALL CAINE 
H. J. PHILLIPS, M.B.E, 



*DHe for retirement in January, 1931, 



Films Registered Under the Act. 



89 





FOREIGN. 








Title of Film. K 


egistered by. 


Maker's name. 


Length 
(feet). 


No. 


DEC. 3. 1929 










Walt Roesner (A. 4) 


.T.-M.-C. ... 


.. ?r.-G.-M 


995 


F. 3267 


Bernardo De Pace (A. f)2) 


„ 


11 




694 


F. 3268 


Metro Movietone Revue 


„ 


„ 




. 1,229 


F. 3269 


(A. 18). 












Bernard and Henrie (A. 55) 


,, 


11 




700 


F. 3270 


Bob Nelson (A. 47) 


„ 


II 




857 


F. 3271 


George Lyons (A. 37) 


,, 


11 




711 


F. 3272 


Yvette Rugel (A. 89) 


,, 


., 




731 


F. 3273 


The Biltmore Trio (A. 74) 


II 


11 




907 


F. 3274 


Craig Campbell (A. 69) ... 


»» 


11 




656 


F. 3275 


Irving Aaronson (A. 70) ... 


»i 


11 




793 


F. 3276 


Earl and Bell (A. 94) 


11 


11 




697 


F. 3277 


Emile Boreo (A. 76) 


II 


■ 11 




646 


F. 3278 


Phil Spitlany (A. 48) 


II 


.. ' ,, 




. 1,708 


F. 3279 


Miller and Lyles (A. 40) ... 


„ 


• • 




. 1,497 


F. 3280 


Phil Spitlany (A. 58) 


II 


I'l' 




. 2,065 


F. 3281 


The Revellers (A. 99) 


I, 







677 


.F. 3282 


DEC. 4. 










El Terrible Toreador 


Ideal 


.. Celebrity Prod. . 


575 


F. 3285 


Handcuffed 


Argosy ... 


.. Rayart 


5,273 


F. 3286 


The Pirate of Panama 










(serial) : — 










Episode 10 


Universal 


Universal 


. l,586t 


F. 3287 


Episode 11 


11 


. 


I,534t 


F. 3288 


Episode ll 








l,453t 


F. 3289 


DEC. 5. 

The Return of Sherlock 










Holmes 


Famous Lasky 


. . . Paramount 


. 7,050 
. 6,345t 


F. 3294 
F.3294 


What'bo I Care ?" 




.. 


928 


F. 3295 


Amature Nite 


Universal 


... Universal 


569 


F. 3296 


Doing His Stuff 





.. 


l,610t 


F. 3297 


Lucky Larkin 


'; 





. 5,809 

. 5,757t 


F. 3298 
F. 3298 


DEC. 6. 










Downstream 


Carlton Films 
(1929), Ltd. 


G. G. Glavany . 


. 6,053t 


F. 3299 


Married In Hollywood 


Fox 


.. Fox 


9,800 


F. 3300 


The Girl in I he Show 


J.-M.-G. ... 


... M.-G.-M. 


. 5,131t 
. 7,671 


F. 3301 
F. 3301 


DEC. 9. 










Hearts in Exile 


Warner Bros 


... Warner Bros. . 


. 7,894 
. 5,091t 


F.3306 
F. 3306 


Girl from Woolworth's 


F.N.'-P. ... 


..". F.N.'-P. ... 


6,168 

. 4,976t 


F. 3307 
F. 3307 


Peter the Puss (series) : — 










Peroxide Kid 


Wardour 


.. Dollman Grant, Inc. 720 


F. 3308 


On the Up and Up 





11 


720 


F. 3309 


Grandma Steps Out 


', ', 


1. 


720 


F. 3310 


The Air Legion 


Butcher's 


.. R.K.O. Export . 


. 5,811t 


F.3311 


DEC. 10. 










Peaceful Alley 


Ideal 


Educational 


. 1,888 


f!3312 


I've Got Rings On My 










Fingers 


Famous Lasky 


Paramount 


497 


F. 3313 


The Pearl Fishers 


" 


. 


497 


F. 3314 


The Dancing Gob 




»i 


. 1,829 


F. 3315 


Object — Alimony 


F.B.O." 


Columbia 


. 6,166 


F. 3316 


Wise Girls 


J.-.M.-G. 


.. M.-G.-M. 


. 8,954 


F. 3317 


DEC. 11. 










Flight 


W. & F. ... 


. Columbia 


10,883 


F. 3319 


Fall of Eve 


F.B.O 


; '-_ • • 


6,242 
6,400t 


F. 3320 
F. 3320 


Free and Twenty 


Ideal '.'.'. '. 


. Jean De Merley 


6,517t 


F. 3321 


The Eternal Woman 


Gaumont 


.. Columbia 




6,540t 


F. 3322 



90 



The Kinentatograph Year Book. 



Title of Film 



DEC. 12. 
Sweetie 

Good-bye My Lady Love 

DEC. 13. 
Sunny Side Up •■• 
Christmas Cheer ... 
Snow Use . . 
Trial Marriage 

The Song ol Love 

DEC. 14. 

The Quitter 

Skin Deep 

Prediction (2517/8) 



Registered by. 
... Famous Lasky 



Fox 
Universal 



F.B.O. 
W. & F. 



(Jaumont 
Warner . 



Warner Bros. Pic- 
tures, Ltd. 



Maker's name 
Paramount 



Fox 
Universal 

Columbia 



Columbia 
Warner . . . 

Warner Bros, 
tures. Inc. 



Length, 
(feet). NO. 

8,897 F. 3323 

6,025t F. 3323 

465 F. 3324 



11,131 

1,701 

609 

6,614 

6,950t 
7,720 



F. 3326 
F. 3327 
F. 3328 
F. 3329 
F. 3329 
F. 3330 



... 5,728t F. 3331 

... 5,083t F. 3332 

... 5,895 F. 3332 

Pic- 1,257 F. 3333 



DEC. 16. 
Wonder of Women 



J.-M.-G. 



George Dewey Washington 

(A49) 

Paris F.X.-P. 



DEC. 17. 
Behind Closed Doors 



F.B.O. 



M.-G.-M. 

F.N.-P. .'. 
Columbia 



8,214t F. 3334 

8,790 F. 3334 

884 F. 3335 

8,975 F. 3336 



6,350t F. 3337 



DEC. 18. 
Father and Son ... 

Darkened Booms ... 

Jed's Vacation 
The Piano Tuners 
Broadway Scandals 

DEC. 19. 
The Call of the Circus 

Seven Faces 



F.B.O. ... 
Famous Lasky 



W. & F... 



Alpha 
Fox 



Tarzan The Tiger (serial) : — 

Episode 4 Universal 



F.B.O. 



Wardour. 
Ideal 



Film Society 



DEC. 20. 
Lone Wolf's Daughter ... 

The Pavement Butterfly... 

Sporting Life 

Hunting The Hunter 

Tanned Legs 

The Skeleton Dance 
A Hollywood Star 
The Magic Wand 
The Legend of Hiawatha 

New Year's Eve 

A Little Match Girl 

An Imaginary Voyage ... 



DEC. 21. 

Jazz Heaven ... ... Ideal 

The Jazz Fool „ 

Godfrey Ludlow (Violinist) ,, 

Don't Get E.xcited ... ,, 

Welcome Danger Famous Lasky 

Bich People ... P.D.C 

Summertime (jEsop Sound ,, 

Fable). 

Put on Your Old Grey Famous Lasky 

Bonnet 



Columbia 
Paramount 



Columbia 



Pickwick Pict. 

Inc. 
Fox 



Universal 



Columbia 

B.I.P. ... 
B.K.O. ... 

Educational 
K.K.O. ... 
Celebrity Prod. 
Educational 
Paul Bianchi 
Film Guild of 

New York. 
Rex Film A.G. 
Studio Films 



R.K.O 

Celebrity Prod. 
B.K.O. ... 
Educational 
Paramount 

Pathe Inter. Corp. 



Paramount 



6,329 
6,500t 
5,993 
5,360t 
1,931 
863 
6,891 



F. 3338 
F. 3338 
F. 3339 
F. 3339 
F. 3340 
F. 3341 
F. 3342 



6,395 F. 3349 



8,000t 
6,150 



1,655 
l,586t 



7,154 

6,600t 

7,989t 

6,683 

1,491 

6,341 

504 
1,791 
l,673t 

918t 

3,900t 
4,533t 
4,964t 



6,480 

527 

608 

1,439 

9,847t 

10,657 

7,087 

680 



F. 33.50 
F.3350 



F. 3351 
F. 3351 



F. 3353 
F. 3353 
F. 3354 
F. 3355 
F. 3356 
F. 3357 
F. 3358 
F. 3359 
F. 3360 
F. 3361 

F. 3362 
F. 3363 
F. 3364 



F. 3365 
F. 3366 
F. 3367 
F. 3368 
F. 3369 
F. 3369 
F. 3370 
F. 3371 



620 F. 3372 



Films Registered Under the Act. 



91 



Title of Film 


Registered by. 


Maker's name 


Length, 
(feet). 


No. 


DEC. 23. 










The Ase of Seventeen 


... Pro Patria 


.. Terra-Film A.G. 


6,300t 


F. 3373 


The Three Loves ... 


„ 


„ 


6,260t 


F. 3374 


In The Headlines 


... Warner ... 


.. Warner 


6,358 
5,496t 


F. 3375 
F. 3375 


In did Stamboul... 


.. Carlton Films 
(1929), Ltd. 


Cineromans 


5,208t 


F. 3376 


Romance of the Eio Grande Fox 


.. Fox 


8,652t 


F. 3377 


,, ,, 


., 


,, 


7,757 


F. 3377 


Song of Kentucky 


,, 


,, 


7,281 


F. 3378 


Iiove, Live and Laugh 


;;; ;; ;;• ; 


:' ::: ;;; 


8,217 
6,257t 


F.3379 
F. 3379 


Lady of Lions 


.. Universal 


. Universal 


l,622t 
1,827 


F. 3380 
F. 3380 


Some Show 


,, 


» 


l,734t 


F. 3381 


The Shannons of Broad 


)) 


11 


6,356t 


F. 3382 


way. 






5,891 


F. 3382 


Nutty Notes 


It 


»» 


651 


F. 3383 


Purely Circumstantial 


... Ideal 


Educational 


1,630 


F. 3384 


DEC. 27. 










A Sailor's Farewell 


U.K. Photoplays 


Film-Aktie Minerva 


6,200t 


F. 3387 


The Masks of The Devil 


J.-M.-G 


.. M.-G.-M. 


6,67 9t 
6,737 


F. 3388 
F. 3388 


Johnny Marvin (A. 16) 


»f 


,, 


331 


F.3389 


Their Son 


W. &F 


Lothar Stark 


6,842t 


F. 3390 


DEC, 30. 










Springtime 


Ideal 


Celebrity Prod. ... 


563 


F. 3391 


DEC. 31. 










So This is College 


J.-M.-G. ... 


.. M.-G.-M. 


9.123 
6,161t 


F. 3393 
F. 3393 


The Lights of Paris 


British & Foreign 


Louis Nalpas 
(Cineromans). 


l,925t 


F. 3394 


JAN. 1, 1930 










College Coquette 


.. Gaumont 


. Columbia 


. 5,566t 
6,059 


F 3396 
F 3396 


Fancy Baggage 


.. Warner 


. Warner ... 


. 6,042t 
6,462 


F 3397 
F 3397 


The' Mighty 


.. Famous Lasky .. 


. Paramount 


. 6,023t 
. 6,714 


F 3398 
F 3398 


The Wife's Birthd'a'y 


» 


f> 


1,849 


F 3399 


At the Gate 


>> 


>, 


638 


F 3400 



JAN. 2 

The Great Matthew 

Pascal 
Flying Marine 

Evangeline 

JAN. 3. 
Bachelor Girl 

Marianne 

JAN. 6. 
The Sacred Flame 



JAN. 8. 
The Virginian 

Painted Faces 

JAN. 9. 
His Glorious Night 

Wall'street.'.' 

JAN. 10. 
Condemned 

Irish Fantasy 



Equity Britsh 
Gaumont 
United Artists 

Gaumont 
J.-M.-G. ... 

Warner . • • 

Famous Lasky 
Gaumont 

J.-M.-G. .. 
W. &F. ... 

United Artists 



Societe des Films 7,227t F 3401 

Columbia ... 5,582t F 3402 

5,938 F 3402 

Inspiration Pict. 8,400 F 3403 



Columbia 
M.-G.-M." 



... 6,101t F. 3404 
... 5,932 F. 3404 
... 10,165 F. 3405 



Warner 5,834 F. 340 



Paramount 
TifiFa'iiy-Stahl 

M.-G.-M... 
Columbia 



7,179t F. 3410 
8,599 F. 3410 
6,801 F. 3411 



7,013 F. 3413 
5,341t F. 3413 
6,310 F. 3414 



Samuel Goldwyn, 8,050 F. 3416 

Inc. 
U.A. Featurettes, 944 F3416 

Inc. 



92 



The Kinematograph Year Book. 



Title of Film. 


Registered by. 


Maker's name. 


Length 
(feet). 


No. 


JAN 10— (contd.) 










The Italian Straw Hat ... 


Film Society 


. S. Albatros 


7,543t 


F. 3417 


My.stery of the Chateau De 

De. 
Courtin' Wildcats 


., 


. Studio Films 


l,527t 


F. 3418 


Universal 


. Universal 


5,134t 


F. 3419 


,, 


»» ••' 


,, 


5,105 


F. 3419 


Neighbours 


" z 


; ^;' 


l,785t 
1,726 


F. 3420 
F. 3420 


High- Jack and The Game 


" 


• 


l,646t 
1,780 


P. 3421 
F. 3421 


KountyFair 


M 


. 


618 


F. 3422 


JAN. 11. 










The Private Laugh of Helen 


Film Society 


. Peroff Picture, 


752t 


F. 3423 


of Troy. 




Inc. 






JAN. 13. 










Tropical Nights 


Tiffany 


. Tiffany-Stahl ... 


5,179t 


F. 3424 


Naughty Duchess 


,, 


»» 


5,300t 


F. 3425 


Devil's Apple Tree 


)» 


,, 


6,450t 


P. 3426 


Prowlers of the Sea 


,, 


. 


5,166t 


F. 3427 


George Washington Cohen 


1. 


,, 


5,689t 


F. 3428 


Man in Hobbles 


,, 


>i 


5,976t 


F. 3429 


Broadway Fever 


,, 


,, 


5,544t 


T. 3430 


The Spirit of Youth 


)> 


.. ... 


6,250t 


F. 3431 


The Gun Runner ... 


, 


. 


5,546t 


F. 3432 


' Navy Blues 


J.-M.-G. ..." 


'. M.-G.-M. ... 


7,009 
6,247 1 


F. 3433 
F. 3433 


The Single Standard 


, 


„ 


6,400t 


F. 3434 


Is Hverybody Happy ? ... 


,, 


,, 


6,571 


F. 3434 


Warner ... 


. Warner ... 


5,240t 


F. 3435 


, 




,, 


7,394 


F. 3435 


Red Hot Rhythm ... 


P.D.'C. .".'.' 


' Pathe International 6,918 


F. 3436 


The Haunted House 


Ideal 


. Celebrity Prod. ... 


614 


F. 3437 


JAN. 14. 










Ideal Comedies (Series No. 










29):— 










Filliim Frolics 


Ideal 


R.K.O. Export ... 


l,622t 


F. 3438 


T Bone Handicap 


„ 


.. 


l,400t 


F. 3439 


Ideal Comedies (Series No. 










30):— 










Hello, Auntie 


>> 


, 


l,572t 


F. 3440 


Wild and Woolly 


'■•• 


,', 


l,794t 


F. 3441 


On The Mat 


>. 


>> 


l,677t 


F. 3442 


The Golfers 


... 


Educational ... 


1,861 


F. 3443 


Tarzan, The Tiger(serial) :- 


_ 








Episode 5 


Universal 


Universal 


1,776 

l,737t 


F. 3444 
F. 3444 


/AN. 15. 










He Iioved The Ladies ... 


Famous Lasky .. 


Paramount 


1,849 


F. 3448 


Married In Haste 


Butcher's 


. Felsom G.m.b.H. 


6,526t 


F. 3449 


IAN. 16. 










Nix On Dames 


Fox 


. Fox 


6,071 


F.3450 


Ozzie Of The Circus 


Universal 


,. Universal 


625 


F. 3451 


The Take-Off 


',', '■'. 


; ;; 


l,608t 
1,752 


F. 3452 
F. 3452 


Hell's Heroes 


:: :: 


■ 


6,296t 

5,893 


F. 3453 
F. 3453 


Bedelia 


Famous Lasky .. 


. Paramount 


603 


F. 3454 


He Did His Best 




. 


1,625 


F. 3455 


Half Way to Heaven ... 


;; ;; 


■ i; :" 


6,180 
5,120t 


F. 3456 
F. 34.56 


JAN. 17. 










The Desert Rider 


J.-M.-G 


. M.-G.-M. 


4,916t 


F. 3458 


The Night Ride 


Universal 


.. Universal 


5,575t 
5,114 


F. 3459 
F. 3459 


The Sky Hawk 


Fox" 


. Fox" 


7,041t 
6,966 


F. 3460 
F. 3460 


Matinee Idoi' 


F.B.O. '.'.'. 


. Columbia 


5,793t 


F. 3461 


The Beckoning 


>> 




6,200t 


F. 3462 


Sioux Blood 


J.-M.-G. '.'.'. 


. M.-G.'-M. .'.'. 


4,802t 


F. 3463 


South Sea Rose 


Fox 


. Fox 


6,563t 

5,538 


F. 3464 
F. 3464 


Lummox .., 


U.A." ■■, '■'■ 


. J. M. Schenck 

Prod. 


7,338, 


F, 3465 



Films Registered Under the Act. 



93 



Title of Film. 

J v" 18. 

Pie Vagabond Lover 
Jangle Rhythm ... 
The Big Palooka ... 
The Sap 



JAN. 20. 

Eallelujah 



Registered by. 



Warner 



J.-M.-G. 



Vincent Lopez (A. 19) ... 

Morgan's Last Raid 

The Overland Telegraph ... 



J.-M.-G 



Maker's name. 



R.K.O. ... 

Celebrity Prod. 
Educational 
Warner ... 



M.-G-M. 
M.-G.-M. 



Length 
(feet). 

6,213 
615 
l,970t 
4,917t 
7,363 



6,573t 
9,492 

732 
5,2.56t 
4,807t 



F. 3467 
F. 3468 
F. 3460 
F. 3470 
F. 3470 



F. 3471 
F. 3471 

F. 3472 
F. 8473 
F. 3474 



J.\N. 21. 
Noah's Lark 
The Girl from China 
Steeplechase 

Brother For Sale ... 
The Climax 



Famous Lasky 
Universal 



Paramount 
Universal 



707 
4,975 
l,625t 
1,774 
1,719 
5,87fit 
4,750 



F. 8476 
F. 3477 
F. 3478 
F. 3478 
F. 8479 
F. 3480 
F. 3480 



J.\N. 23. 

The Marriage Playground Famous Lasky 



Brown Gravy 
Second Choice 



Famous Lasky 
Warner 



Paramount 
Warner ... 



6,547t F. 3481 

7,000 F. 3481 

1,733 F. 3482 

6,168 F. 3483 



JAN. 24. 
Forward Pass 



F.N.-P. 



F.N. -P. 



4,898t 
7,212 



F. 3485 
F. 3485 



JAN. 27. 

So Long, Betty ... 

JAN. 28. 

The Painted Angel 
The Parade of the West 

Hurdy Gurdy ... 

Wild Waves 

Good Medicine ... 



JAN. 29. 

The Thirteenth Chair ... 

Manolescu 

Pointed Heels ... 

That Red - Headed 

Hussey. 
Tito Schipa No. 2 
Hot for Paris 



F.N.-P. 

Universal 



Ideal 



J.-M.-G. 



Gaumont 
Famous Lasky 



Famous Lasky 
Fox 



Warner 


5,878 


F. 3488 


F.N.-P 


6,446 


F. 3490 


Universal 


6,843t 


F. 8491 


,, 


5,603 


F. 3491 


,. 


555 


F. 3492 


Celebrity Produc- 


633 


F. 3493 


tions, Inc. 






Educational 


1,868 


F. 3494 


M.-G.-M. 


5,533t 


F. 3495 


,, 


6.659 


F. 3495 


U.F.Ak 


7,208t 


F. 3496 


Paramount 


5,746 


F. 3497 





1,573 


F. 3498 


Paramount 


555 


F. 3499 


Fox 


6,697t 


P. 3500 


,, 


5,613 


F. 3500 



JAN. 30. 
Tiger Rose 



Warner 



... 5,727 F. 3501 



JAN. 31. 

Into the Unknown ... Ideal 

The King of the Kongo 
(Serial) : — 

Terrors o( the Jungle Ideal 

Temple of Beasts ... „ 

Gorilla Warfare 

■ Merry Dwarfs Ideal 

Romance do Luxe ... „ 



Mascot 



..Mascot Pic. Corp... 



Celebrity Prod. ... 
Educational Films 



2,560t 


F. 


3502 


2,783 


F. 


3502 


],883t 


F. 


3503 


1,963 


F 


3503 


l,844t 


F. 


3504 


1,860 


F. 


3504 


l,859t 


F. 


3.505 


1,881 


F. 


3505 


540 


F. 


3509 


1,326 


F. 


3510 



94 



The Kinematograph Year Book. 



Title of Film. 



Registered by. 



FEB. 1. 
Gaumont Comedies (Set 
3) (.series) : — 
Hit the Hail ... ... Gaumont 

Double Trouble ... ,, 

Cock eiied Hero ... „ 

A'o Kiddin' ,, 



Maker's name. 



Artclass 



Length. 

(fCPt). 



No. 



FEB. 3. 

His Birthdav Suit 

The Night Club 

Mill Pond (^sop Sound 

Fable). 
Jungle Fool ( /¥sop Sound 

Fable). 
Maldone 

Lone Star Banger 

The Aviator 

Footlights and Fools ... 
For Love or Money 

FEB. 4. 

Her Mad Adventure 

General C!rack 



P.D.C. 



The Film Society 

Fox 

Warner ... 
F.N. -P. ... 

F^amous Lasky 

Butcher's 
. Warner ... 



FEB. .5. 

Glorifying the Show Girl Famous Lasky 



Murder on the Roof 



FEB. 6. 

Playing With Fire 



Hal Roach Comedies 
(Series 6) : — 
They Go Boom ... 
Great Gobs 

The Fighting Parson ... 
The Hoosegow ... 
Stepping Out 
The Head Guy 

Heirs Bells 

FEB. 7. 
A Night in a Dormitory ... 
Barnyard Melody ( /Esop 

Sound Fable). 

Body Building 

Wednesday at the Ritz ... 

Rubeville ... 

Crosby's Corners ... 

Stamina 

Flv's Bride (^Esop Sound 

Fable). 
Love at I'irat Sight 



FEB. 8. 
New York Nights 
Untamed ... 



FEB. 10. 
The Blue Moon . 

Their Own Desire 

Clipped Wings 
Feminine Fitness , 



W. & F. 



U.K. Photoplays 
Ltd. 



J.-M.-G. 



Ideal 



P.D.C. 



P.D.C. 



l,695t F. 3511 

1.735 F. 3511 

1.965t F. 3.512 

2,000 F. 3512 

l,741t F. 35l:< 

1,779 F. 3513 

l,930t F. 351 4 

1,937 F. 3514 



Pathe Inter Corp. 1,999 F. 3518 

2,035 F. 3519 

653 F. 3520 



Societe des Films 
Charles Dullin. 
Fox 

Warner 

F.N.P 

Paramount 



611 F. 3521 
5,722t F. 3522 



6,117t 

5,948 

6,754 

6,926 

1,864 



Samuel Zierler 4,940t 
Prod. 
Warner ... 9,439 



Paramount ... 8,823 

6,708t 

Columbia ... 5,420 



F. 3523 
F. 3523 
F. 3524 
F. 3525 
F. 3526 



F. 3528 
F. 3529 



F. 3530 
F. 3530 
F. 3536 



Le.s-Films-Manchez 6,460t F. 3537 



Hal E 



. Roach 



1,880 
1,898 
1,892 
1,860 
1,856 
1,875 



F. 3538 
F. 3539 
F. 3540 
F. 3541 
F. 3542 
F. 3543 



Celebrity Prod. ... 
Pathe Inter. Corp. 
Pathe Inter Corp. 



532 F. 3544 



2,012 
667 

967 

1,796 

1,982 

1,904 

939 

660 



F. 3547 
F. 3548 

F. 3549 
F. 3550 
P. 3551 
F. 3.552 
F. 3553 
F. 3554 



Butcher's 


. Chesterfield M.P. 
Corp. 


6.039 


F. 3555 


U.A 

J.-M.-G 


. Joseph M. Schenck 
. M.-G.-M. 


7,570 
5,439t 
7,894 


F. 3556 
F. 3557 
F. 3557 


Equity British .. 

J.-M.-G 

W. & F. .'.'.' 
P.D.C 


. American Film 

Corp. 
. M.-G.-M. 

. Amer.-AngloCorp. 
. Pathe Inter. Corp. 


4,775t 

5,983 

5,002t 

6,851 

885 


F. 3561 

F. 3562 
F. 356S 
F. 3563 
F. 3564 



Films Registered Under the Act. 



95 



Title of Film. 


Registered by. 


Maker's name. 


Length 

(feet). 

1,909 
939 
725 


No. 

F. 3565 
F. 3566 
F. 3567 


FEB, 10— ((•o»?(/.) 
Love, Honour and Oh Baby „ 

Sport a la Carte 

Tuning In (.Esop Sound ,, 


:: :: 


In The Next Room 


... F.N.P 


.. P.N.-P 


6,308 


F. 3568 


FEB. 11. 
China Bound 


... J.-M.-G. ... 


.. M. G.M. 


5,715t 


F. 3569 


FEB. 12. 
Cow Camp Ballads 
Harmony At Home 
All Steamed Up ... 
Hired and Fired ... 
Detectives Wanted 
Knights Out 


... Famous Lasky 
... Fox 


.. Paramount 
.. Fox 


961 
6,395 
2,009 
1,886 
2,000 
2,010 


F. 3571 
F. 3572 
F. 3573 
F. 3574 
F. 3575 
F. 3576 


FEB. 13. 
Devil May Care ... 

Latin Quarter 


... J.-M.-O. ... 

.'.'.' B. and F. F. . 


.. M.-G.-M. 

.. Socifete des Films, 
" Sofar •• 

.. Fox 


8,927 
5,349t 
6,675t 


F. 3578 
F. 3578 
F. 3579 


FEB. 14. 
City Girl 


... Fox 


5,682 
8,217t 


F. 3570 
F. 3580 



Gaumont 
P.D.C. ... 
Famous Lasky 



The Lost Zeppelin 
His First Command 
The Love Parade 

Home Edition 
In The Shade Of The Old 
Apple Tree 



FEB. 15. 
The Phantom In The House Gaumont. 



It's a Great Life 

FEB. 17. 
This Thing Called Love 
The Bishop Murder Case 

The boll Shop ..'.' 
Hal Roach Comedies.. 

(Series 9)— 

Shivering Shnl-enpeare. 
(Part 6) 

FEB. 19. 

Unmasked 

The Almanac 

Three Aces 

Winning Patterns ... 
Gaumont Comedies (Set 3) 
Two Lonely Knights 

I'enthun 

The Eyes Have It 

xiin't Love Qrand 

Mitt The Prince 



FEB. 20. 
Happy Days 
Cameo Klrby 
The Laughing Lady 



J.-M.-G. 



P.D.C. 
J.-M.-G. 



Tiffany-Stahl 
Paths Intern. 
Paramount 



Continental Talk- 
ing Plot. Corp. 
M.-G.-M. 



Paths Intern. 
M.-G.-M. 



6,151 
6,084 
5,972 
7,01 It 
10,199 
1,451 
750 



5,997 



F. 3580 
F. 3.581 
F. 3582 
F. 3583 
F. 3583 
F. 3584 
F. 3585 



F. 3586 



8,567 F. 3587 
5,279t F. 3587 



0,854 F. 3.5.S9 

7.843 F. 3590 

5,975t F. 3590 

1,783 F. 3591 



Hal E. Roach ... 1,886 F. 359 2 



B. and F.F. 
P.D.C. ... 



Gaumont 



Artclaas Picture 

Corp. 
Pathe Exchange, 

Inc. 



Artclass 



5,444 F. 3597 
919 F. 3598 



Weaic But Willing 
Come And Get It . 



. Fox 

Famous Lasky 

; Ideal " ... 



Fox 
Paramount 

U.K.O. '..'. 



990 
791 

l,745r 

1.745 

l,830t 

1,830 

l,914t 

1,914 

1,740 1 

1,740 

1,960 r 

1,960 



7,514 

6,120 

7,356t 

6,757 

1,681 

5,217t 



F. 3599 
F. 3600 

F. 3601 
F. 3601 
F. 3602 
F. 3602 
F. 3603 
F. 3603 
F. 3604 
F. 3604 
F. 3605 
F. 3605 



F. 3606 
F. 3608 
F. 3609 
F. 3609 
F. 3610 
P. 8611 



96 



The Kinemato graph Year Booh. 



Title of Film. 

FEB. 2Q—(i:oni(l.) 
A Swift Lover 

The Sleuth 

Always Tell Auntie 

FEB. 21. 

The Big Shot 

Bow.s And Arrows 

Ship Ahov (/^isop Sound 

Fable). " 
Her Hired Husband 



Registered by. 


Maker's name. 


Length 
(feet). 


No. 


., 


... Arthur Zlehm . 


.. 4,636+ 
.. 4,Sllt 
.. 5,118+ 


F. 3612 
F. 3613 
F. 3611 


. P.D.C. ... 

i 


... Pathe Intprn. . 


. 6,716 
839 
606 


F. 3616 
F. 3617 
F. 3618 



2,046 F. 3619 



FEB. 22. 

Copy 

Outlawed ... 

Interesting Tails 

A Close Call (yEsop Sound 

Fable). 
All Stuck Up 



J.-M.-G. 

Ideal 

P.D.C. 



M.-G.-M. 
B.K.O. ... 
Pathe Intern. 



1,894 

5,883+ 

831 

689 



F. 3629 
F. 3630 
F. 3631 
F. 3632 



1,988 F. 3633 



FEB. 24. 












Why Bring That Up 


Famous Lasky . 


. Paramount 


7,779 
5. ill. of 


F. 3641 
F. 3641 


Let Me Explain 


•» 


,, 


1,808 


F. 3642 


Summer 


Ideal 


. Celebrity Prod. .. 


532 


F. 3643 


FEB. 25. 










Tearing Loose 


r>. and F.F. 


.. Artclass 


5,021 1 


F. 3646 


Galloping On 


>, 


,, 


4,272t 


F. 3647 


Horoscopes (Series) : — 










People Born in September 


B.I.F.D 


. Fitzpatrick Pict., 
Inc. 


996 


F. 3648 


People Born in October . . . 




973 


F. 3649 


People Born in November 






)j 


711 


F. 3650 


People Born in December 






,j 


728 


F. 3651 


People Born in Janimrii 






,, 


918 


F. 3652 


People Born in February 








911 


F. 3653 


People Born in Mareb ... 








900 


F. 3654 


People Born in A pril . . . 








900 


F. 3655 


People Born in May 








900 


F. 3656 


People Bom in June 








900 


F. 3657 


People Born in July 








900 


F. 3658 


People Born in August ... 








900 


F. 3659 


FEB. 26. 










Battle of Paris 


Famous Lasky .. 


. Paramount 


6,434 
5,916t 


F. 3660 
F. 3660 


Marching To Georgie 


>, 


,, 


1,898 


F. 3661 


On The High C's 


" 


,', 


920 


F. 3662 


FEB. 27. 










The Grand Parade 


P.D.C 


. Pathe Inter. 


7,601 


P. 3663 


The Song Writers' Revue 


J.-M.-G 


. M.-G.-M. 


1,830 


F. 3664 


Such Things Happen 


F.>f.P 


. F.N.P 


6,086 


F. 3665 


Dames Ahoy 


Universal 


. Universal 


5,785 
5,329t 


F. 3666 
F. 3666 


Live Ghosts 


" 




l,590t 
6,303 


F. 3667 
F. 3667 


Undertow 


,, 


,, 


6,268 


F. 3668 


Up and Downstairs 





,, 


l,719t 
1,531 


F. 3669 
F. 3669 


FEB. 28. 










The Mounted Stranger ... 


Universal 


. Universal 


5,414 


F. 3670 


Peter The Puss (series) : — 










Cats Whiskers 


Wardour 


Dollman Grant, 


670 


F. 3671 


MAR. 1. 




Inc. 






B.I.F.D.'s Special 6 (series) 


— 








Here We Are 


B.I.F.D 


Artclass 


1,774 


F. 3672 


Pipe Doivn 


,, 


,, 


1,802 


F. 3673 


Meet The Family 






Ellbee Pict. Corp. 


1,444 


F. 3674 


Bring On The Bride ... 






,j 


1,428 


F. 3675 


At The Photographers ... 






,, 


1,379 


F. 3676 


Call Me A Doctor 




„ 


Artclass 


1,478 


F. 3677 



Films Registered under the Act. 



97 



Title of Film. 
MAll 1.— (cont.) 
Not So Dumb 



Registered by 

J.-M.-G. ... 

,,-1 ••• 



Maker's name, 
M.-G.-M. 



Length 
(feet). 
6,868 
5,284t 



No. 



F. 3678 
F. 3678 



MAB. 3. 

Sally 

The Plasterers 
At A Talkie Studio 
Busy Fingers 
Falling Stars 
The Gay Caballero 
The Harmony Club 
Listen Lady 
Memories ... 

My "Wife 

Old Man Trouble 
On The Boulevard 
The Singing Brakeman 
Station Bunk 

MAR. 4 

Uppercut O'Brien... 
Mirth and Melody 
The Jade Box (serial): — 
Episode 1 

Episode 2 

'3 .'.'. ... 

The Blue Waltz .'.'.' 

Felix Cartoon Films 
(series) : — 

False Vases 

One Good Turn ... 
Tea Time 
Oceanatics 

The Busybody 

Travellin' Alone 

Peter The Puss (series) — 
Egg-Slosion 

MAR. 6. 
Chasing Rainbows 

The Other To-morrow ... 
Love Comes Along 

MAR. 7. 
Ideal Comedies (Series No. 
29)— 

Sherlock Jr 

The Beef Stakes 

Calamity Kate 

Hurdles and Ourgles 

Sunshine's Dark Moment 

A II Splintered 

Plane and Coloured 
Ideal Comedies (Scries No. 
30)— 

Catching Lions ... 

Running Thro' the liiie 

Changing Jobs ... 
The Poor Millionaire 

MAR. 10. 

Loose Ankles 



F.N.P. ... 
Famous Lasky 
W. &F. ... 



F.N.P. ... 
Paramount 
Columbia 



.. Ideal 
.. Fox 



Universal 



W. & F. 



Gaumont 
Do. 

Do. ... 
Do. ... 

Famous Lasky 



Wardour 



J.-M.-G. 



F.N.P 
Ideal 



IdciU 



Educational 
Fox 



Mertur Film 
G.m.b.H. 



Ameranglo C. ... 
Do. 
Do. 
Do. 

Paramount 



DoUman Grant ... 



M.-G.-M. 



F.N.P. 
R.K.O. 



F.B.O. of America 



9,230 
643 
900 
920 

755 
1,020 
750 
955 
800 
950 
710 
840 
872 
816 



1,586 
6,620 

l,690t 
1,679 
l,622t 
1,613 
1,696 
l,744t 
5,630t 



Ideal 



Argosy 



F.N.P. 



F.B.O. of America 



Richard Talmadg 
Prod. 



F. 3679 
F. 3680 
F. 3681 
F. 3682 
F. 3683 
F. 3684 
F. 3685 
F. 3686 
F. 3687 
F. 3688 
F. 3689 
F. 3690 
F. 3691 
F. 3692 



F. 3695 
F. 3696 

F. 3697 
F. 3697 
P. 3698 
F. 36Q8 
F. 3699 
F. 3699 
F. 3700 



645 F. 3701 

640 F. 3702 

817 F. 3703 

656 F. 3704 

6,499t F. 3705 
7,283 

960 F. 3706 



F. 3707 



5,521t 
5,754 
7,028 



l,533t 
l,545t 
l,650t 
l,607t 
l,709t 
1,700+ 
l,467t 



1,555+ 
l,529t 
l,723t 
5,010t 



F. 3709 
F. 3709 
F. 3710 
F. 3711 



F. 3712 
F. 3713 
F. 3714 
F. 3715 
F. 3716 
F. 3717 
F. 3718 



F. 3719 
F. 3720 
F. 3721 
F. 3722 



MAR. 11. 

Terry-Toons (Series No. 1) — 

Spanish Omelet B.I.F.D. 

Pretzels „ 

Roman Punch ... 



F.N.P. 



Audio-Cinema ,Inc . 



6,161 F. 3724 



677 
623 
600 



F. 3725 
F. 3726 
F. 3727 



98 



The Kinematograi>h Year Book. 



Title of Film 

MAR. 12. 

The Talkies 
Playing Around ... 
Don't Believe It ... 
Behind The Make-up 

Sea Fury 

The Apache 



Registered by. 



Ideal 

F.N. P. ... 
Famous Lasky 



Argosy 
F.B.O. 



Maker's name. 



Educational 
F.N.P. ... 
Paramount 



George Melford 
Prod. 
Columbia 



Length 

(feet). 

1,511 

5,676 

1,867 

5,761t 

6,287 

5,189t 



No. 



F. 3729 
F. 3730 
F. 3731 
F. 3732 
F. 3732 
F. 3736 



.. 6,200t F. 3737 



MAR. 14. 

The Adjutant of the Czar.. 
Men Without Women 

No, No, Nanette 

The Ship of Lost Men .. 



W. & F. 
Fox 



F.N.P. ... 
B. and F. F. 



Greenbaum 
Fox 



F.N.P 

Max Glass Prod. 



7,980t 

7,046t 

6,208 

9,059 

6,520t 



F. 3738 
F. 37.39 
F.3739 
F. 3740 
F. 3741 



MAR. 17. 

Seven Keys to Baldpate Ideal 

I'm Afraid to Go Home in Famous Lasky .. 

The Dark 
The Kiss J.-M.-G 

Blotto ..'. ... ... ", ... .. 

A Night at A Shooting „ 

Gallery 



F.B.O. of America 
Paramount 

M.-G.-M. 



6,758 
648 



F. 3749 
F. 3750 



5,700t F. 3751 

5,755 F. 3751 

2,647 F. 3752 

1,371 F. 3753 



MAR. 19. 

The Rampant Age.. 

nell Harbor 
Lilies Of The Field 



Gaumont 



United Artists 
F.N.P. ... 



Continental Talk- 5,885 F. 3755 

ing Plot. 

Inspiration ... 8,433 F. 3756 

F.N.P 5,279 F. 3757 



MAR. 21. 

The Train of Destiny 

Be Yourself 

MAR. 24. 

Dance Hall 

Mickey's Mix Up 

Tarzan, The Tiger (serial) ; 
Episode 6 

Episode 7 

Little Johnny Jones 



B. and F.F. 
United Artists 



Ideal 



Universal 



Erda-Film 

G.m.b.H. 
Joseph M. Schenck 6,110 

Prod. 



6,360t F. 3760 



F.B.O., America 



Universal 



F.N.P. 



F.N.P. 



6,200 
1,916 

l,658t 

1,707 

l,411t 

1,537 

5,853 



F. 3761 



F. 3766 
F 3767 

F. 3768 

F. 3768 
F. 3769 
F. 3769 
F. 3770 



MAR. 25. 

Vendetta 



W.P.F. 



Ama Film G.m.b.H.5,910t F. 3774 



MAR. 26. 



Hide Out 


Universal 


Universal 


5,138t 
5,677 


F. 3778 
F.3778 


A Royal Fourflush 


;; ;;: ;;; 


" 


l,628t 
1,752 


F. 3779 
F. 3779 


Kisses and Kurses 


,, 


,, 


762 


F. 3780 


Such Men Are Dangerous 


Fox 


, Fox 


7,5S6t 
6,347 


F. 3781 
F. 3781 


Gun Boat Ginsberg 


Ideal .'.'.' '.'.'. 


F.B.O. of .America 


1,635 


F. 3782 


Grass Skirts 





Education il 


1,667 


F. 3783 


MAR. 27. 










The Week-End Bride ... 


British and F.F. 


Orplid 


4,980t 


F. 3785 


MAR. 28. 










The Fighting Legion 


Universal 


Universal 


6,836 


F. 3786 



Footlight Follies ,, 

Let George Do It (series) : — 

All Wst 
Wedding Kings ..'. ... F.N.P. .. 
Vengeance W. and F. 



6,277t 
l,711t 
1,840 



F.N.P. . 

Columbia 



F. 3786 
F. 3787 
F. 3787 



l,683t F. 3788 
6,297 F. 3789 
6,283 F. 3790 



Films Registered under the Act. 



99 



Title of Film. 

MAR 28.— (cunt.) 
Ideal Comedies (Series No. 
'SO, :— 
Hidden Treasure 

In the Carl 

Are You Insured 

MAR. 29. 

The Daredevil Reporter ... 

Plane Crazy 

The Freedom Of The Shes 
Son Of The Gods 

MAR. 31. 

Broadway Folly 

Vernon's Aunt 

Cohens And Kellys in Scot- 
land 

The Melody Man 

Tarzan, The Tiger (serial) : — 
Episodes 

Episode 9 

Episode 10 

Episode 11 



Reaistered by. 


Maker's name. 


I-ength 
(feet), 


No. 


Ideal 


... F.B.O. of America 


l,635t 


F. 3791 


... 




l,720t 


F. 3792 


" 


... 


l,632t 


F. 3793 


Universal 


... Universal 


5,308t 


F. 3797 


, 


,, 


l,725t 


F. 3798 


New' Era " 


... Green baum 


4,358t 


F. 3799 


r.N.P. ... 


... F.N.P 


8,304 


F. 3800 


Universal 


... Universal 


706 


F. 3801 





,, 


l,629t 


F. 3802 


„ 


.. 


1,401 


F. 3802 






7,636t 


F. 3803 


,, 


,, 


5,556 


F. 3803 


W. and ■¥. 


... Columbia 


6,400 


F. 3804 


Universal 


... Universal 


l,646t 


F. 3805 


... 




1,750 


F. 3805 


,, 





l,699t 


F. 3806 


» 


,, 


1,543 


F. 3806 


... 


... 


l,609t 


F. 3807 


... 





1,514 


F. 3807 


„ 


,, 


l,513t 


F. 3808 


„ 


,, 


1,414 


F. 3808 



Peter, The Puss (series) :- 

Rural Romeo 
Where East Is East 

The Golden Calf ... 



WardouT 
J.M.-6. 



Fox 



Dolhnan Grant, Inc. 669 F. 3809 

M.-G.-M. ... 6,193t F. 3312 

6,262 F. 3812 

Fox 6,027 F. 3813 



APRIL 2. 
Applause 


Famous Ls 


Marriage Wows 

Gems from Faust 

Pining Pioneers 

The Duke of Dublin 
Burning Up 




Dangerous Females 

Scrappily Married 

Scotch 


Ideal " .. 


APRIL 3. 

Girl of The Port 

The Lunkhead 

The Whirlwind Lover 


Ideal 
Butcher's 


What Price Melody 
The King of the Kongo 
(serial) — • 
Danger in the Dark ... 


J.-M.-G. .. 
Ideal 


Fight at the Lions Pit ... 


)» 


Ftttal'Mometii 


.. 


Sentenced to Death 


„ 


Desperate Chances 


" 


Jungle Justice 




APRIL 5. 
A Broadway Bride 
Dynamite 


Butcher's 
J.-M.-G. ... 



Finders Keepers (No. 3179) Warner 
Trifles (No. 3722-23) 



Paramount 


6,851t 


F. 3815 


11 


7,165 


F. 3815 


)> 


668 


F. 3816 


_. 


710 


F. 3817 


» 


935 


F. 3818 


>f 


1,845 


F. 3819 


)) 


5,296t 


F. 3820 


»j 


5,276 


F. 3820 


I) 


1,883 


F. 3821 


)) 


1,625 


F. 3822 


Educational 


1,938 


F. 3823 


F.B.O. of America 


6,173 


F. 3824 


Educational 


1,818 


F. 3825 


General Pictures 


4,783t 


F. 3826 


Corp. 






M.-G.-M. 


7,057 


F. 3827 


Mascot 


l,830t 


828 


,, 


1,865 


828 


,, 


l,801t 


829 


„ 


1,823 


829 


,, 


l,682t 


830 


,, 


1,764 


830 


1, 


l,799t 


831 


,, 


1,707 


F. 3831 


,, 


l,590t 


F. 3832 


,, 


1,559 


F. 3832 




l,906t 


F. 3833 





1,884 


F. 3833 


Richmount 


4,960t 


F. 3834 


M.-G.-M. 


10,764t 


F. 3835 


„ 


10,795 


F. 3835 


Warner 


1,761 


F. 3836 


,, 


1,501 


F. 3837 



100 



The Kinematograph Year Book. 



Title of Film. 
APRIL 5.— (coiit.) 

James Barton in " The 
Under Dog " (No. 926- 
27). 

She Couldn't Say No 

The Show of Sliows 
APRIL 7. 

The Ingenues (No. 2573) ... 

Larry Ceballos Kevue (No. 
2627). 

Ed. Lo\\Ty and His Or- 
chestra (No. 2561). 

Jay C. Flippen (No. 2581) 

Jay Velie(No. 2784) 

A Court Scandal 

Anna Christie 

Hal Koach Comedies 

(Series 8) : — 
Night Owls (Part 3) ... 

Arabian Daze 

APRIL 8. 
Medals 

APRIL 9. 

Hit the Deck 

Match Plav 

The Flattering Word (No. 

3233-39) 
Eddie Buzzell (No. 930-31) 

On The Border 

Beauty Parade 

His Girl's Wedding 

APRIL 10. 
Bride Number 68 

The Ship from Shanghai ... 
Lights and Shadows 
Tarzan The Tiger (serial) : — 



Registered by. 


Maker's name. 


Length 
(feet; 


No. 


... Warner .. 


. Warner 


1,759 


F. 3838 


:: ::: :: 


: :: ::: ::: 


6,429 
9,300 


F. 3839 
F. 3840 


:: ::: :: 


: :: ::: ::: 


811 
854 


F. 3841 
F. 3842 




. 


847 


F. 3843 


J.-M.-G 


. Hegewald Film 

G.m.b.H. 
. M.-G.-M. 


626 

606 

6,956t 

5,176 


F. 3844 
F. 3845 
F. 3846 

F. 3847 


Universal 


. Hal E. Roach ... 
. Universal 


l,889t 
1,895 
l,616t 
1,862 


F. 3848 
F. 3848 
F. 3849 
F. 3849 


Famous Lasky .. 


. Paramount 


6,453t 

7,584 


F. 3850 


Idea) 

Warner Bros. .. 


. R.K.O 

. Educational 

. Warner Bros. ... 


9,783 
1,987 
1,952 


F. 3854 
F. 3855 
F. 3856 


Universal 


. Universal 


1,590 
4,433 
l,851t 
l,591t 


F. 3857 
F. 3858 
F. 3859 
F. 3860 



w. <& p. 

J.-M.-G. 



Fellner and Somlo 7,900t F. 3861 

6,440 F. 38C1 

M.-G.-M 5,110 F. 3802 

5,307 F. 3863 



Episode 12 

APRIL 11. 

A Lady To Love 

Wide Open 

APRIL 12. 

Mother 

The Queen's Necklace ... 

APRIL 14. 

The Rogue Song 

The End of St. Petersburg 

Three Sisters , 

By Royal Command 

APRIL 16. 

Journey's End 



Universal 



J.-M.-O. ... 
Warner Bros. 

Atlas Film Co., 

Ltd. 
Walter Gifford 

J.-M.-G. ... 
Atlas Film Co., 

Ltd. 
Fox 

W'.' & F..'."." 



Universal 



M.-G.-M.... 
Warner Bros. 



1,744 ]|'. 3867 
l,634t V 3867 



5,611 
6,386 



P. 386S 
F. 3869 



Sovkino 6,759t F. 3870 

Eclair-Film ... 10,087 F. 3871 



W. & F. 



They Learned About J.-M.-G. ... 

Women. 

Asking For Trouble ... Ideal 

A Real Girl „ ... 

Hal Roach Comedies (Series 7) : — 

Skirt Shy J.-M.-G. .. 

Noisy Noises ... ... „ 

The Real McCoy 



M.-G.-M 

Mejrabpom-Russ 

Fox 

Soc. Anon. Pitta- 
luga 

Gainsborough ; 
Welsh-Pearson 
Elder ; and 
Titfany-Stahl 
Prod. 

M.-G.-M. 

R.K.O 



Hal E. Roach 



9,546 
7,344t 



F. 3872 
F. 3873 



6,442t F. 3874 
5,343 F. 3874 
5,379t F. 3875 



11,539 F. 3870 



5,410 F. 387 



5,228t 
5,783t 

1,790 

l,878t 

1,829 

l,783t 

1,910 

l,704t 



F. 3878 
F. 3879 

F. 3880 
F. 3880 
F. 3881 
F. 3881 
F. 3882 
F. 2388 



Films Registered under the Act. 



101 



Title of Film. 


Registered by. 


Maker's name. 


Length 


No. 


APiUL 16.— (cont.) 






(feet). 




Wiggle Your Ears 


. J.-M.-G, 


.. Hal E. Roach .. 


. 1,937 
. l,885t 


F. 3883 
F. 3883 


Whispering Whoopee 


)» 




. 1,838 


F. 3884 


Moan and Groan Inc. . 


'.'.'. '. 


;; " ;;; ; 


. 1,908 
. l,860t 


F. 3885 
F. 3885 


That's My Wife 


■ 


•• ;■ ;;; ; 


. 1,816 
. l,800t 


F. 3886 
F.3886 


The Big Kick ... 


II 


.. 


. 1,824 


F. 3887 


Saturday's Lesson 


• 


;• '' ••• • 


. 1,595 
. l,580t 


F. 3888 
F. 3888 


All Teed Up 


ij 


IJ 


. 1,900 


F. 3889 


Troopers Three 


. Gaumont 


'.'. Tiffany Sta'hl '. 


. 7,339 


F. 3891 


White Roses 


. B.I.F.D. ... 


.. Omnia G.m.b.H. 


6,300t 


F. 3892 


Pandora's Box 




.. Nero 


. 7,100t 


F. 3893 


APRIL 17. 










Clancy In Wall Street 


. Universal 


.. Edward Small 
Prod. 


6,945 


F. 3894 


The Second Kiss ... 


. W. &F. ... 


.. Gainsborough and 5,260 
Greenbaum Film 


F. 3895 






G.m.b.H. 


.. 5,190t 


F. 3895 


Montana Moon 


'. J.-M.-G. ... 


V. M.-G.'-M." 


. 8,115t 
.. 5,063 


F. 3896 
F. 3896 


Brought to .Justice 


'. Idea! 


'.'. r.k'.'o. .'.V 


. 5,842t 


F. 3897 


Terry-Toons (Series No. 1) 


• — 








Cariar 


. B.I.F.D. ... 


.. Audio-Cinema . 


676 


F. 3898 


Hot Turkey 


ij 


,1 


615 


F. 3899 


APRIL 23. 










Vanishing Hoofs 


British * Foreign 


Artclass ... 


4,310t 


F. 390( 


Hurricane Horseman ... 


,j 


... 


4,132t 


F. 3901 


Double Daring 






4,427t 


F. 3902 


Riding Rivals 






4,162t 


F. 3903 


Fighting Cheat 




... 


4,281t 


F. 3904 


Roaring Rider 




1 


4,130t 


F. 3905 


Free and Easy 


J.-M.-G. 


M.-G.'-M..'.".' 


8,398t 

5,287 


F. 3906 
F. 3906 


Mexicana 


,, 


,, 


1,723 


F. 3907 


Lost Illusions 


Alpha 


Nero 


6,644t 


F. 3908 


Captain of the Guard ... 


Universal 


Universal 


7,523 


F. 3909 


Puttin' on The Ritz ... 


United Artists ... 


Joseph M. Schenck 


•7,998 


F. 3910 


Jungle Drums ... 


Gaumont 


Tiffany Stahl ... 


895 


F. 3911 


The Cossacks Bride 


... 




983 


F. 3912 


The Enchanted Forest 






910 


F. 3913 


Song of the Island 






888 


F. 3914 


In Old Madrid 


„ 


11 


869 


F. 3916 


APRIL 24. 










After the Fog 


Wardour 


Beacon Prod. 


5,426 


F. 3916 


This Mad World 


.T.-M.-G 


M.-G.-M. 


5,496 


F. 3917 


Girl Crazy 


Ideal 


Educational 


1,837 


F. 3918 


The Street of Chance ... 


Famous Lasky ... 


Paramount 


7,060 
6,031t 


F. 3919 
F. 3919 


APRIL 25." 










Ideal Comedies (Series 










No. 31):— 










Binhday Squeakings 


Ideal 


R.K.O 


l,660t 


F. 3923 


Money Baulks 


,1 


„ 


l,631t 


F. 3924 


His Wife's Secret 


II 


>, ... 


l,635t 


F. 3925 


Just a Stall 


II 


„ 


l,558t 


F. 3926 


Hot and How 


... 


Educational 


1,516 


F. 3927 


Mickey's Strategy 


I, 


R.K.O 


1,837 


F. 3928 


Hunt the Tiger 


II 


,, 


1,966 


F. 3929 


Why Flit 


II 


Educational 


1,630 


F. 3930 


General Ginsberg 


„ 


R.K.O 


2,006 


F. 3931 


APRIL 26. 










The Girl Said No 


J.-.M.-G. 


M.-G.-M. 


8,337t 

5,777 


F. 3932 
F. 3932 


Blaze o' Glory 


Gaumont 


Sono-Art Prod. ... 


7,569 


F. 3933 


Isle of Escape 


Warner 


Warner 


5,829 


F. 3934 


The Alibi (No. 2677-78) 


„ 




1,853 


F. 3935 


Robert Emmett Keane 


I, 


„ 


1,286 


F. 3936 


(No. 921-22). 










Fangs of Wolf heart 


A.P.D. Co. 


C. R. Seeling ... 


4,701t 


F. 3937 


King of the Herd 


II 


Frank Mattison 


5,968t 


F. 3938 


Better Days 


II 


Pacific Pict. Corp. 


6,000t 


F. 3939 


A Horse On Broadway... 


jj 


Frank Mattison 


4,883t 


F. 3940 


Wolf heart's Revenge ... 


„ 


C. R. Seeling ... 


4,462t 


F. 3941 



102 



The Kinematograph Year Book. 



Title of Film. 

APRIL 28. 

Roadhouse Nights 
High Society Blues 

Kiddie Kabaret 
Seeing Stars 



Registered by. 



Famous Lasky 
Fox 

Universal 



The Big Revue 
Tarzan the Tiger (serial) : — 
Episode 13 

Episode 14 

Episode 15 



The Flame of Love 
Mad Dancer 

The Jade Box (serial) : 
Episode 4 



APRIL 30. 

The Furies 
Dangerous Paradise 



Redemption 



Wardour 
A.P.D. Co. 



Universal 



F.N. -P. ... 

Famous Lasky 

J.-M.-G. ... 



MAY 1. 

One Roinantic Night United Artists' 
Song of the West ... Warner Bros. 
A Holiday in Storyland, „ 

No. 3824). 

MAY 2. 
The Royal Rider ... F.N.-P. ... 
California Mail ... 

MAY 3. 

The Sultan's Jester (No. Warner Bros. 
38r>0). 

The Dance of the Paper ,, 

Dolls (No. 3669). 

Krazy Kat Cartoons 
(series) — 
Canned Music ... Gaumont 

Cat's Meow „ 

Solemates ... ... „ 

Strictly Modern F.N.-P. ... 

MAY 5. 
Ideal Comedies (Series No. 
31)— 
All Milky Ideal 

Roaring Radium ... ,, 

Picnic Pleasures ... „ 
The Pace That Thrills 

Rodeo Revels ... ... „ 

Who's the Boss ... ,, 

Horsey Antics 

Next, Please ,, 

MAY 6. 

Bulls and Bears ... ,, 



MAY 7. 
Mamba 
Slightly Scarlet 



MAY 8. 
The Duke Steps Out 

The Divorcee 



Gaumont . . . 
Famous l.askv 



J.-M.-G. 



Maker's name. 



Paramount 
Fox 

Mayfair . . . 
Universal 

Mayfair ... 

Universal 



Length No. 
(feet). 



6,364 

9,238 

6,771t 

1,909 

l,938t 

1,816 

1,833 



... 1,396 

... l,315t 

.. 1,631 

... l,466t 

.. 1,495 

.. l,368t 

B.I.P 7,100 

Export and Import 5,834t 
Film Co., Inc. 



Universal 



F.N.-P. ... 
Paramount 



M.-G.-M. 



l,571t 
1,439 



6,564 
5,114 
5,099t 
6,015 

5,872t 



Joseph M. Schenck 6,689 

Warner Bros. ... 7,139 

... 794 



F. 3942 
F. 3943 
F. 3943 
F. 3944 
F. 3945 
F. 3945 
F. 3946 

F. 3947 
F. 3947 
F. 3948 
F. 3948 
F. 3949 
F. 3949 
F. 3950 
F. 3951 



F. 3952 
F. 3952 



F. 3954 
F. 3955 
F. 3955 
jf. 3956 
F.3956 



F. 3958 
F. 3950 
F. 3960 



F.N.-P. 



Warner Bros. 



Columbia 
f.n!-p. '.".'. 



R.K.O. Export 

Corp., 



0,012t F. 3961 
5,446t F. 3962 



924 F. 3964 
807 F. 3965 



665 F. 3966 

717 F. 3967 

731 F. 3968 

5,348 F. 3909 



1,609 t F. 3970 



Educational 



Tiffany Stahl 
P.nra mount 



l,560t 
l,619t 
l,560t 
l,519t 
l,ti42t 
l,630t 
l,572t 



1,82 



F. 3971 
F. 3972 
F. 3973 
F. 3974 
F. 3975 
F. 3976 
F. 3977 



F. 3978 



M.-G.-M. 



6,996 F. 3979 
6,641 F. 3980 
5,374t F. 3980 



6,200 F. 3981 

6,188t F. 3981 

7,528t P. 3982 

6,149 F. 3982 



Films Registered under the Act. 



103 



Title of Film. Registered by. 

MAY (8. — cont.) 

Crackerjack Comedies 
(series) : — 

All Ashore F.B.O 

.4 Clean Sweep ,, 

The Man Man 

Play Ball , 

Goofy Gaii „ 

His Lucky Day ,, 

Crazti To Mar r if ... ,, 

Out of Order 

The Wedding Kn'qht ... „ 
Oh Taxi! ...' ... „ 

Safe and Sane ... ... „ 

The Lyin' Hunter ... „ 
Raising Cain ,, 

MAY 9. 

Under A Texas Moon ... Warner ... 

Contrary Mary (No. 3753) ,, 

Tlie Vasabond King ... Famous Lasky 

Radio Riot ,, 

Trailin' Trouble Universal 



Maker's name. 



Warner 



Length 
(feet). 



l,002t 

878t 

948t 

931t 

l,035t 

l,030t 

988 1 

985t 

933t 

886t 

812t 

l,000t 

l,0.53t 

7,404 
838 



ParamountPublix 9,779 



Tramping Tramps 
Temple Tower 

Big Party 

Laughing At Death 
Two Big Vagabonds 
Children Of Pleasure 

MAY 12. 

Broken Barriers ... 

Down With Husbands 
Murder Will Out ... 

MAY 13. 

The New Half Back 
Crazy That Way ... 

MAY 14. 



... Fox 

'.'.'. ideal '.'.'. 

'.'.'. J.-M.-G. '.'.'. 

... Butcher's 

... Famous Lasky 

... F.N. P. ... 

... Ideal 

... Fox 



Universal 



Fox 



R.K.O. 

M.'-G.-M. 



Excellent Picture 

Prod. 
ParamountPublix 
F.N.P 

Educational 
Fox 



Sarah And Son Famous Lasky ... ParamountPublix 



Second Wife 

Polished Ivory 

The Man from Blanldeys 
And How (No. 3719) ... 
Spanish Fiesta (No. 3279) 

M.\Y 15. 

Topical Flips 

Topical Hicks 

A Perfect Match 
Big Top Champs 
Mountain Justice 

Hallowe'en 

The Bad One '..'. ... 

MAY 16. 

Ride 'Em, Cowboy 

Topical Kicks 

Topical Hits 

Love's Memories 
The Night Club (.Esop 
Sound Fable). 

Carolina Capers 

.Acquitted 



Ideal 



P.D.C. 



Universal 



United Artists 



P.D.C. 



F.B.O. 



R.K.O. 

Educational 

Warner 



Pathe Inter. 



Universal . . . 



The Jade Box (Serial) :— 

Episode 5 Universal 

Episode 6 ,, 

Episode 7 ,, 



Joseph M. Schenck 
Pathe Inter. 



Columbia . . . 
Universal ... 



734 
5,192 
5,397t 

549 
5,316t 
5,536 
6,199 
4,933t 
5,731t 
6,402t 
5,190 



F. 3983 
F. 3984 
F. 3985 
F. 3986 
F. 3987 
P. 3988 
F. 3989 
F. 3990 
F. 3991 
F. 3992 
F. 3993 
F. 3994 
F. 3995 



F. 3996 
F. 3997 
P. 3998 
F. 3999 
F. 4000 
F. 4000 
F. 4001 
F. 4002 
F. 4002 
F. 4003 
F. 4004 
F. 4005 
F. 4006 
F. 4006 



5,129t P. 4009 

1,709 F. 4010 
6,161 F. 4011 



1,980 

5,828 



7,138 
6,087t 
6,060 
1,618 
6,205 
561 
497 

399 
374 
1,956 
840 
6,701 
5,881t 
l,949t 
l,706t 
6,783 

2,051 

437 

361 

1,043 

617 



F. 4012 
F. 4014 

F. 4015 
F. 4015 
F. 4016 
F. 4017 
F. 4018 
F. 4019 
F. 4020 

F 4021 
F. 4022 
F. 4023 
F. 4024 
F. 4025 
F. 4025 
F. 4026 
F. 4026 
F. 4027 

F. 4029 
F. 4030 
F. 4031 
F. 4032 
F. 4033 



905 F. 4034 
5,819 F. 4035 
3,585t F. 4305 



l,730t 

1,613 

l,776t 

1,853 

l,772t 

1,635 



F. 4036 
F. 4036 
P. 4037 
F. 4037 
F. 4038 
F. 4038 



104 



The Kin emato graph Year Booh. 



Title of Film. 

MAY IC— (cont.) 
Eddie Lambert (No. 702) 
Robert Emmett Keanc 

(No. 2849-50). 
Neal Sisters (No. 719) ... 
More Sinned Against Than 

Usual (No. 3681-82). 
Willie and Eugene Howard 

(No. 722-23). 
Frank Whitman (No. 703) 
Bert Lahr in " Faint 

Heart " (No. 904-5). 
Sessue Hayakawa (No. 

761-2). 
MAY 17. 
The Beauty Spot 
Splashing Through 
Topical Nicks 
The Iron Man (iEsop 

Sound Fable). 

Topical Licks 

Pouble Cross Roads 

MAY 19. 

Wardour Comedies (Series 
No. 1) : — 
Monkey BKsiness 
What Women Did For 

Me. 
Sailors Beware 
Caught In The Kitchen 
The Dumb Waiter 

Baby Clothes 

Smith's Pony 

Do Detectives Think ? 
For Sale : A Bungalow 
The Beach Club 
Smith's Candi/ Shop ... 
Thundering Fleas 
The Hansom Cabman 
Don't Tell Everything 
The College Kiddo 
Smith's Cousin 

The Golf Nut 

Should Second Husbands 

Came First ? 
Smith's Farm Days ... 
King Harold ... 
Telling Whoppers 

Feet of Mud 

Young Hollywood 
Smith's Restaurant ... 
Flaming Fathers 
Clunked In The Corner 

Topical Nips 

Sixteen Sweeties 

Spills and Thrills 

Topical Pits 

Singing Saps (/Esop Sound 
Fable). 

MAY 20. 
Wardour Comedies (Series 
No. 2) :— 
Smith ' s Holiday 

The Best Man 

Uncle Tom's Uncle ... 
Smith's Army Life ... 
Flying Elephants 
Noiv I'll Tell One 
Taxi Scandal ... 
Seeing The World 
With Love and Hisses 
Should a Mason Tell ! 
Love 'Em and Weep ... 
Bigger and Better 

Blondes. 
Smith's Cook 



Registered by. Maker's name. 



Warner 



Length No. 
(feet). 



P.D.C. 



Pat he Inter. 



Fox ... 



Pathe Exch. 



Wardour. 



Pathe Exch. 



P.D.C. 



Pathe Inter. 



Wardour 



Pathe Exc. 



802 
1,854 

630 
1,457 

909 

602 
1,348 



F. 4039 
F. 4040 



F. 4041 
F. 4042 



F. 4044 
F. 4045 



1,508 F. 4046 



1,924 


F 


4047 


810 


F 


4048 


381 


F 


4049 


697 


F 


4050 


370 


F 


4051 


5,960 


F 


4052 


5,077t 


F 


4052 


l,858t 


F 


4053 


l,800t 


F. 


4054 


l,941t 


F. 


4055 


l,869t 


F 


4056 


l,702t 


F 


4057 


l,923t 


F 


4058 


l,971t 


F 


4059 


l,895t 


F 


4060 


l,821t 


F 


4061 


l,755t 


F. 


4062 


l,924t 


F 


4063 


l,800t 


F 


4064 


l,739t 


F. 


4065 


l,972t 


F. 


4066 


l,972t 


F. 


4067 


l,872t 


F. 


4068 


l,983t 


F. 


40C9 


l,816t 


F. 


4070 


l,900t 


F. 


4071 


l,846t 


F. 


4072 


l,923t 


F. 


4073 


l,637t 


F. 


4074 


l,952t 


F. 


4075 


l,841t 


F. 


4076 


l,911t 


F. 


4077 


l,685t 


F. 


4078 


386 


F. 


4079 


1,994 


F. 


4080 


832 


F. 


4081 


345 


F. 


4082 


672 


F. 


4083 



l,865t 


F 


4086 


l,724t 


F 


4087 


l,878t 


F 


4088 


l,717t 


F 


4089 


l,681t 


F 


4090 


l,866t 


F. 


4091 


l,867t 


F. 


4092 


l,967t 


F. 


4093 


l,999t 


F. 


4094 


l,789t 


F. 


4095 


l,937t 


F. 


4096 


l,727t 


P. 


4097 


l,991t 


F. 


4098 



film'^ Registered under the Act. 



105 



Title of Film. 

MAY 20. — (cont.j 

Shivering Spooks 

[.ore's Languid Lure ... 

Taxi Beauties 

Their Second Honey- 
moon. 

War Feathers ... 

The Bull Fighters 

A Jim Jam .lun.tor .. 

Smith's Modiste Shop 

The Gold Digijer of 
Weepah. 

Bring Home The Turkey 

Ta.ci For Two... 

Daddy Boy 

Ten Years Old 



Registered by. 



Warner 



Maker's name. 
Pathe Exc. ... 



Length 
(feet). 

l,762t 
l,V17t 
l,805t 
l,864t 

l,780t 
l,9li0t 
l,770t 
l,966t 
l,999t 



No. 

F, 4099 
P. 4100 
F. 4101 
F. 4102 

F. 4103 
F. 4104 
F. 4105 
F. 4106 
F. 4107 



l,9.37t F. 4108 

l,757t F. 4109 

l,846t F. 4110 

l,939t F. 4111 



MAY 21. 

Hello, Baby (No. 3641/2) 
The Man Hunter 
Military Post (No. 3278) 

IJeau Bandit 

The Big Jewel Case 
Flying Courage 

Counted Out 

Sky Skippers (^sop 

Sound Fable). 
Live and Learn 

Topical Pips 

Topical Sips 

Topical Quips 



Ideal 

Equity British 

fiaumont 
P.D.C. ... 



Warner 



R.K.O. Export 
Educational 
Action Pictures, 

Inc. 
Tiffany Stahl ... 
Pathe Inter. Corp. 



1,631 

4,416 

563 

6,174 
1,474 

4,587t 

6,186 
619 

1,872 
381 
380 
321 



F. 4112 
F. 4113 
F. 4114 
F. 4115 
F. 4116 
F. 4117 

F. 4118 
F. 4119 

F. 4126 
F. 4121 
F. 4122 
F. 4123 



MAY 22. 

Only The Brave 

Silent Evidence 

Lovin' The Ladies 

His Baby Daze ... 

Topical kips 

Topical Slips 

Ranch House Blues 

Songs of Mother 

Winnie Lightner 
(No. 2591). 

All Square (No. 3289-90) 

Eddie Foy iu " The 
Swelled Head " (No. 
2575/6). 

Ain't It The Truth (No. 
2648/9). 

In The Nick Of Time 
(No. 897/8). 

Al Abbott (No. 2703) ... 

Kjerulf's Mayfair Quin- 
tette (No. 2650). 

Poor Aubrey With Frank- 
lin Pangborn (No. 
3674-75). 



Famous Lasky 



Butcher's 
Ideal 



P.D.C. 



Paramount 

Ridgemount 
R.K.O. Export ... 
Educational 
i'athe Inter Corp. 



6,264 

6,083t 

4,936t 

6,153 

1,756 

347 

352 

1,944 

979 

558 

1,326 
1,724 



1,180 
1,429 



635 
549 



1,368 



F. 4130 
F. 4130 
F. 4131 
F. 4132 
F. 4133 
F. 4134 
F. 4135 
F. 4136 
F. 4137 
F. 4138 

F. 4139 
F. 4140 



F. 4141 
F. 4142 



F. 4143 
F. 4144 



F. 4145 



MAY 23. 

Wings of Song 

In Gay Madrid ... 

Jungle Trails 

Perils of the Jungle 
(serial) : — 
The Jungle King 
The Elephant's Revenge 
At the Lion's Mercy ... 
The Sting of Death ... 
The Trail of Blood ... 
The Feast of Vengeance 
The Leopard's Trap ... 
The Gorilla's Bride ... 
The Tiger's Den 



Butcher's 
J.-M.-G. 



Chesterfield M.P.C. 


6,095 


F. 4146 


M.-G.-M. 


7,597+ 


F. 4147 




5,463 


F. 4147 


Artclass ... 


2,649t 


F. 4148 




l,822t 


F. 4149 






l,811t 


F. 4150 




, 


l,874t 


F. 4151 




, 


l,881t 


F. 4152 




, 


l,832t 


F. 4153 




, 


l,711t 


F. 4154 




, 


l,813t 


F. 4155 




, 


l,629t 


F. 4156 







l,835t 


F. 4157 



106 



The Kinematograph Year Booh. 



Title of Film. 

MAY 23.— (cont.) 

Topical Clips 

Topical Bits 

Topical Fits 

Feline Fiehter 

Dogging It 
Road to Mandalay 
Pick 'Em Young 
Roaring Ranch ... 

Bowery Bimboes 

His Bachelor Daddies ... 



MAY 24. 

Strictly Unconventional 

The Trigger Twins 

The Woman Who Was 

Forgotten. 
The Hash Shop 
Schoolmates 

Chinese Blues 



MAY 26. 
Framed ... 

Honeymoon Zeppelin ... 
Barnyard Concert 
He Trumped Her Ace ... 
Drumming It In 
Dumhells In Ermine ... 
Meyers and Hanford 

(No. 2593). 
The Morrisey and Miller 

Night Club (No. 2293). 
The Four Aristocrats 

(No. 545). 
Arizona Kid 

Rich Uncles 

In the Dark , 

The Trumpeter 

Dixie Days (/Esop Sound 

Fable). 
Pressing His Suit 
Getting a Ticket 
The Jade Box (serial) :— 

Episode 8 



Registered by. 
P.D.C. ... 



Universal 



J.-M.-G 

Equity British ... 
Showman Films, 

Ltd. 
Universal 



Ideal 



Warner 



Maker's name. 
Pathe ... 



Universal 



M.-6.-M. 
Action Pict., Inc. 
Charles S. Goetz. 



Episode 9 
Episode 10 



MAY 27 
Caught Short 



Fox 
P.b.C. 



Famous Lasky 
Universal 



J.-M.-G. ... 



The Czar of Broadway Universal 
The Flirting Widow ... F.N.P. .. 

MAY 28. 
The Legionnaire 

Will 0' the Wisp 

Ladies of Leisure 

Men Are Like That 

Fiddlin' Around 

Montmartre Rose 

MAY 29. 

Those Who Dance 

John Charles Thomas (No. 

493) 
Elise Janis (No. 399) 
Glorious Vamps 



Universal 



R.K.O. Export .. 
Educational 
Columbia 
Educational 

Warner 



Fox 
Pathe 



Paramount 
Universal 



M.-G.-M. 



Universal 
F.N.P. .. 



Length 
(feet). 

375 
373 
356 

887 

821 
1,034 
1,923 
6,009 
5,306i- 

774 
l,841t 
1,632 



4,966 
4,540 
7,050 

571 

l,875t 
1,934 
l,916t 
1,830 

5,393 
1,965 

557 
1,877 
1,588 
5,281 

670 

895 

629 

7,900t 

6,844 

1,962 

556 

763 

679 

499 
974 

l,707t 

1,544 

l,603t 

1,511 

l,743t 

1,610 



6,863t 
5,274 
7,201 
6,631 



No. 

F. 4158 
F. 4159 
F. 4160 
F. 4161 
F. 4162 
F. 4163 
F. 4164 
F. 4165 
F. 4165 
F. 4166 
P. 4167 
F. 4167 



F. 4168 
F. 4169 
F. 4170 

F. 4171 
F. 4172 
F. 4172 
F. 4173 
F. 4173 

F. 4174 
F. 4175 
F. 4176 
F. 4177 
F. 4178 
F. 4179 
F. 4180 

F. 4181 

F. 4182 

F. 4183 
F. 4183 
F. 4184 
F. 4185 
F. 4186 
F. 4187 

F. 4188 
F. 4189 

F. 4190 
F. 4190 
F. 4191 
F. 4191 
F. 4192 
F. 4192 



F. 4193 
F. 4193 
F. 4194 
F. 4195 



W. &F 

Famous Lasky ... 
Ideal Films, Ltd. 
Butcher's 

W^arner , 

United Artists ... 



Merkurfilm 

G.m.b.H. 
Tschechowa Film 

G.m.b.H. 
Columbia 
Paramount 

Columbia Pictures 

Corp. 
Excellent Pict. 
Prod, of America. 

Warner 



U.A . Featurettes 



5,200t 

5,300t 

9,774 

6,508 

6,225t 

633 



F. 4190 

F. 4197 

F. 419S 
F. 4199 
F. 4199 
F. 4200 



5,028t F. 4201 



6,938 
710 



652 
956 



F. 4202 
F. 4203 



F. 4204 
F. 4205 



Films Registered under the Act. 



107 



Title of Film. 



Registered by. 



MAY 29.— (cont.) 
Felix Cartoon Films 
(series) — 

Forlji Winks Gauinont 

Ilomeow ,, ■ ... 

The Wizard's Apprentice... United Artists 
A Modern Knight Equity British 



The Fearless Jinx 
Easy Going 
Men Without Fear 
The Girl from Mexico 



W. & F. 



Song O' My Heart ... Fox 

Spring Is Here F.N.P. 

The Case of Sergeant Grischa Ideal 



MAY 31. 

The Spellbinder 



P.D.C. 



JUNE 2. 
Cock 0' the Walk ... W. ctF. ... 

Love's Conquest ... ... P.D.C. 

Second Floor Mystery ... Warner Bros. 

The Serenaders (No. 281 4) 

Born & Lawrence (No. 2885) 

Duci De Kerekjarto (A. 95) J.-M.-G. ... 

JI/NE 4. 
Gentlemen of the West 



A Tangled Romance 
Young Eagles 



JUNE 6. 
Song of the Flame 
Showgirl in Hollywood 
The Dream Waltz 



Hold Everything ... 
The Jazz Rehearsal (No. 
3760) 



Equity British 
Famous Lasky 

F.N.P. ... 
Butcher's 

Warner Bros. 



Maker's name. 



Ameranglo Corp. 

U.A. Featurettcs 
Action Pictures, 
Inc. 



Columbia Pict. 

Corp. 
Fox 

F.N.P 

R.K.O. Export . 



Pathe Intern. 



Sono-Art Prod. 
Path6 Intern. 
Warner Bros. 



M.-G.-M. 



Length 
(feet). No, 



669 F. 4206 

686 F. 4207 

850 F. 4208 

4,580t F. 4209 

4,520t F. 4210 

4,556t F. 4211 

4,620t F. 4212 

5,593 F. 4213 

8,188 F. 4214 

6,307 F. 4215 

8,124 F. 4216 



4,836 F. 4218 



7,477 

5,540 

5,147 

690 

588 

625 



F. 4221 
F. 4222 
F. 4223 
F. 4224 
F. 4225 
F. 4226 



Action Pictures, 4,590t F. 4228 
Inc. 

... 4,585t F. 4229 

Paramount Publix 6,268t P. 4230 

„ ... 5,773 F. 4230 



F.N.P. ... 

A/B Svensk 
Fllmindustri 

Warner Bros. 



6,456 

7,168 
6,902 

5,019t 

7,210 

850 



F. 4231 
F. 4232 
F. 4233 

F. 4233 
F. 4234 
F. 4235 



JUNE 6. 

Courage 

All Quiet on the Western 
Front. 

Waring's Pennsylvanians 

(No. 428). 
Gigli and Talley (No. 499) 



Warner Bros. 
Universal 



Warner Bros. 



Warner Bros. ... 6,639 F. 4237 
Universal Long ver. 11,864 F. 4238 



„ Sht. ver. 
Warner Bros. . 



10,589 
942 



F. 4238 
F. 4239 



976 F. 4240 



JUNE 10. 

The White Hell of Pitz Universal ... Sokal Film 

Palu. G.m.b.H. 

VanandSehenck(A.102)... J.-M.-G M.-G.-M. 

The High Road , 

Hurricane F.B.O Columbia 

Dancing Feet Gaumcnt ... ,, 



6,762 F. 4242 



803 
8,655 
5,760 
5,811t 

4,772 



F. 4243 
F. 4244 
F. 4245 
F. 4245 
F. 4246 



JUNE 11. 

Around the Corner 

Guilty 

Personality 

The Mysterious Island 

Shadows of Yesterday 

Trouble for Two ... 
Cannibal Capers ... 
Honey .,. .., 



W. & F. 



Geoffrey J. Ben- 
stead. 
Ideal 

Famous lasky . 



Columbia 



Super Films 

Educational 

Columbia 

Paramount 



6,658 
6,454 
6,536 

8,485 

8,400t 

4,650t 



F. 4248 
F. 4249 
F. 4250 
F. 4261 
F. 4251 
F. 4252 



1,515 F. 4253 

654 F. 4254 

6,914 F. 426# 



106 



The Kinematograph Year Book. 



Title of Film. 



Registered by. 



JUNE 12. 



Andy Gump Cartoon Come- 
dies (Series No. 1) : — 

To-ree-a-dooT G. & L. .. 

A Hunting We Will Go ,, 

]. 01 e Thy Neighbour ... ,, 

Up She Ooes 

The Promoter ... ... ,, 

Andy the Hipologist ... ,, 

Oh; To Be a Child 

11 Cuspidore ,, 

Getting Settled „ 

Andy's Goto „ 

King of Jazz Universal 

Pox Movietone Follies of Fox 
1930. 



Maker's name. 



Chadw'ick 



Univeraal 
Fox 



Lenttth 
(feet). 



498 1 
463t 
542t 
527t 
526t 
544t 
568t 
493t 
546t 
523t 
9,388 
6,722 



F. 4256 
P. 4257 
F. 4258 
F. 4259 
F. 4260 
F. 4261 
F. 4262 
F. 4263 
F. 4264 
F. 4265 
F. 4266 
F. 4267 



JUNE 13. 

Andy Gump Cartoon Come- 
dies (Series No. 2) : — 
Andy Plays Hero ... G. & L. 

Andy Helps at Home ... „ 

Rolling Around „ 

Miring Business With „ 
Pleasure. 

Andy' s Holiday 

Accidents Will Happen ,, 

Andy at Shady Rest ... „ 

Andy the Actor 

Andy's Dog Day 

Militant Min ,, 

ChiUs and Fever P.D.C. 

America or Bust , 

Happy Golf ,, 

Hearts and Hoofs „ 



Chadwick 



Pathe Inter. Corp. 



On the Air 

The Fetters 




JUNE 14. 




Gentleman Chauffeur 


Gaumont 


Kiss Me 


Showman 


She's a He 


Universal 


The Lightning Express 


" 


(serial) : — 




Episode 1 


Universal 


Episode2 




Episodes 




JUNE 16. 




The Prince of Diamonds ... 


W. & F. 


Topical Ticks 


P.D.C. . 


Topical Wits 


,, 


Topical Tips 


„ 


Carnival Revue 


„ 


The Red Heads 


jj 


Voice of the Sea 


,1 


Andy Gump Cartoon Come- 




does (Series No. 3) : — 




Midnight Madness 


G. &L. 


Westward Ho 


„ 


There's a Raiseti 


,, 


Getting Aeqvainte(^ 


„ 


Flicker, Flicker, Little 


t» 


Star. 




Andy's Nightmare 


„ 


All Work and No Play ... 


„ 


At the Cafeteria 


,j 


Gire'Er Gas 


,, 


A quiet Utile Game 


•• 



Sono Art 
Chester Beecroft 
Universal 



Universal 



448 1 
521 1 
488t 
480t 

549t 
578 1 
553t 
557t 
480t 
507 1 
1,847 
1,929 
771 
1,811 
722 
420 



Columbia 

Pathe Inter. Corp. 



Chadwick 



F. 4268 
F. 4269 
F. 4270 
F. 4271 

F. 4272 
F. 4273 
F. 4274 
F. 4275 
F. 4276 
F. 4277 
F. 4278 
F. 4279 
F. 4280 
F. 4281 
F. 4282 
F. 4283 



7,884 F. 4284 

5,700 F. 4285 

1,806 F. 4286 

l,567t F. 4286 



1,511 

l,446t 

1,673 

l,606t 

1,611 

l,520t 



6,546 
447 
370 
399 
1,832 
1,956 
944 



F. 4287 
F. 4287 
F. 4288 
P. 4288 
F. 4289 
F. 4289 



F. 4290 
P. 4291 
F. 4292 
F. 4293 
P. 4294 
P. 4295 
P. 4296 



577t 
531 1 
507 1 
B02t 
507 1 

507 1 
490t 
635t 
618t 
643t 



F. 4297 
P. 4298 
P. 4299 
F. 4300 
F. 4301 

P. 4302 
P. 4303 
F. 4304 
P. 4305 
F. 4306 



Films Registered under the Act. 



109 



Title of Film. 

JUNE 17. 
A Notorious Affair 
Paramount on Parade 

Fire Bugs 

On the Level 

The Sex Life' of the Polyp 

JUNE 18. 
A Royal Romance 



Registered by. 

F.N.-P 

Famous Lasky .. 

Fox" ..'. '.. 



Maker's name. 



F.N.-P. ... 
Paramount 



Fox 



Length No. 
(feet). 



\V. & F. ... 



Columbia 



. 6,009 
. 9,398 
712 
. 6,464 
. 5,165t 
. 1,043 

6,522 



F. 4307 
F. 4308 
F. 4309 
F. 4310 
F.4310 
F. 4311 

F. 4313 



British & Foreign 
F.B.O." ... 
Famous Lasky ... 



JUNE 19. 
The Love Ring . . . 

Light Fingers ... 

The Texan 

One Man Re-Union 

Andy Gump Ca 

Comedies (Series 
No. 4) :— 

The Broilers G. &. L. 

Andy and Min Have „ 

A Caller 
Howdy Partner ... „ 

Best of Luck ,, 

Chester's Cat ,, 

Get to Work 

A)idy and the Chicken ,, 

Farmer 
Andy's Picnic ... „ 

Ship A'Hoy ,, 

And>/ On The Beach ... „ 

What Marriage Means ... ,, 

JUNE 20. 
Not Damaged Fox 



JUNE 21. 
Swing High P.D.C. 

JUNE 24. 
Sugar Plum Papa ... Ideal 
Oh Darling , 

JUNE 25. 

Youthful Folly 

Young Desires 

Mammy 

X. Cugat and Co. (No. 

2540). 

Hooked P.D.C. .. 

The Lair of Chang How ... „ 

A Royal Flush „ 

Streets of Mystery ... „ 

Good Old Schooldays (^sop „ 

Sound Fable). 
The Haunted Ship (^Esop „ 

Sound Fable). 
Foolies Follies (iEsop Sound „ 

Fable). 
Deep South „ 

JUNE 26. 
Trigger Tricks Universal 

A Drama of the Nile ... G. and L. 

Darktown Follies ..." ... P.D.C. .. 

The Golden Pagoda ... „ 

In and Out „ 

Noah Knew His Ark (i^sop „ 

Sound Fable) 

Oom Pah Pah (iEsop Sound „ 

Fable). 



Terra-Film A.G. 

Columbia 

Paramount 

Chadwick 



Etoile Films 
Fox 



Pathe Inter. 
Educational 



G. and L. Films, 
Universal 



Warner 



A. Roberts 
Universal 



Warner 



Path6 Inter. 



7,363t 
5,915 
5,712 
5,557t 
7,411 
989 



507t 
613t 

557t 
512t 
544t 
513t 
456t 

512t 

568t 

510t 

6,160t 

6,866 

5,320t 



8,091 



1,925 
1,559 



7,028t 
6,407 
6,110t 
7,509 
674 

765 
951 
1,769 
839 
665 



F. 4314 
F. 4314 
F. 4315 
V. 4315 
F. 4316 
F. 4317 



F. 4318 
F. 4319 

F. 4320 
F. 4321 
F. 4322 
F. 4323 
F. 4324 

F. 4325 
F. 4326 
F. 4327 
F. 4328 

F. 4330 

F. 4330 



F. 4337 



F. 4338 
F. 4339 



F. 4340 
F. 4341 
F. 4341 
F. 4342 
F. 4343 

F. 4344 
F. 4345 
F. 4346 
F. 4347 
F. 4348 



Universal 

Parpaglioni Com- 

mercio. 
Pathe Inter. 



679 F. 4349 
623 F. 4350 
979 F. 4351 



5,381 1 F. 4352 
5,114 F. 4352 
3,666t F. 4353 



1,493 

1,042 

1,836 

713 



F. 4354 
F. 4355 
F. 4356 
F. 4357 



658 F. 4358 



110 



The Kinematograph Year Book. 



Title of Film. Registered by. 

JUNE 26.— (cont.) 
Western Whoopee (^Esop P D.C 

Sound Fable). 
Glacier Secrets „ 

JUNE 27. 
The Amazing Vagabond Ideal 
Idaho Red ... ... 

JUNE 28. 

Double Lives Ideal 

The Big Diamond Robbery „ 

Autumn ,, 

So This Is London ... Fox 

Women Everywhere ... „ 

Devil's Land G. and L. 

The Lost Romance ... „ 

JUNE 30. 
The Lightning Express 
(serial) : — 



Episode 4 



Universal 



JULY 1. 

The Secret Woman ... Butcher's 

The Wreck of the Singapore Ideal 

Night Ideal 

JULY 2. 

The Benson Murder Case... Paramount 



Mountain Melodies 
Deep " C " Melodies 
Two Days 



Atlas Film 
Ltd. 



Maker's name. 
Pa the Inter. 



Length No. 
(feet). 

680 F. 4359 

880t F. 4360 



R.K.O. Export ... 5,053t F. 4362 
4,803t F. 4363 



R.K.O. Export ... 

Columbia 

Fox 

Luitry Morat and 
A. VercoTirt. 
.Etoile Films 



Universal 



Richmo iiii 
R.K.O. Exort .. 
Columbi 



Paramount 



Co., Wufku 



4,702t 
6,022t 
592 
8,298 
7,459 
4,332t 



F. 4364 
F. 4365 
F. 4366 
F. 4367 
F. 4368 
F. 4369 



5,506t F. 4370 



1,715 

l,715t 



F. 4371 

F. 4371 



5,557t F. 4372 

5,725t F. 4373 

643 F. 4374 



6,001 
5,062 1 
],000 
895 
5,466t 



F. 4378 
F. 4378 
F. 4379 
F. 4380 
F. 4381 



JULY 3. 
The Primrose Path 
Second Hungarian Rhap- 
sody 

JULY 4. 
The Blue Angel ... 
The Cuckoos 
Love Finds a Way 

JULY 5. 

Back Pay 

The Lightning Express 
(serial) : — 
Episode 5 

Episode 6 



JULY 7. 
Ladies Love Brutes 

Fit To" Be Tied V.'. 
Dresden Dolls 

Wise Flies 

Night Work 
Rough Romance ... 
Cheer Up And Smile 



Universal 
United Artists 



Wardour 
Ideal 



.. F.N.P. ., 

,. Universal 



Paramount 
Paramount 



P.D.C. 
Fox 



JULY 8. 
Terry Toons (Series No. 1) : — 

Hateaiian Pineapple ... F.B.O. ... 

India Pudding 

Swiss Cheese ... ... „ 

Codfish Bnlls » 

JULY 9. 

Love— Speed— Danger ... B. & F.F. 

The Light of Western Stars Paramount 



Richmount 
United Artists 
Featurettcs 



U.F.A 

R.K.O. Export 



F.N. P. 



6,080 
904 



9,583 
9,161 
6,412 



F. 4382 
F. 4383 



F. 4384 
F.4385 
F. 4386 



5,307 F. 4387 



Universal 


1,734 


F. 4388 


,, 


l,734t 


F. 4388 


,, 


1,680 


F. 4389 


" 


l,680t 


F. 4389 


Paramount 


7,468t 


F. 4390 


11 


6,303 


F. 4390 


Paramount 


886 


F. 4391 


>» 


880 


F. 4392 


,, • . 


620 


F. 4393 


Pathe Inc. 


7,620 


F. 4394 


Fox 


5,087 


F. 4395 





5,936 


F. 4396 


^udio -Cinema, Inc. 


603 


F. 4397 


,, 


590 


F. 4398 


,, 


550 


F. 4399 


" 


583 


F. 4400 


StoU Productions 


5,478t 


F. 4402 


Paramount 


6,548 


F. 4403 


„ 


5,075t 


F. 4403 



Films Registered under the Act. 



Ill 



Title of Film. 


Registered by. 


Maker's name. 


Length. 


No. 


JULY 9.— (cont.) 






feet) 




The Moon Bride's Wedding 


Paramount 


. Paramount 


991 


F. 4404 


A Million He's 


). 


»» 


984 


F. 4405 


Vincent Lopez and Orches- 


Warner Bros. . 


. Warner Bros. ... 


888 


F. 4406 


tra (No. 390). 










Jack Baxley (No. 2768) ... 


>) 


11 


728 


F. 4407 


Bonds of Honour 


Wardour 


. Cineromans 


5,163t 


F. 4408 


False Gold 


" 


. Aktiebol, Svensk 
Filmind. 


6,180t 


F. 4409 


Cactus Kid 


Ideal 


. Columbia 


670 


P. 4410 


Radio Kisses 




. Educatioral 


1,890 


F. 4411 


JULY 10. 










The Tomboy 


Wardour 


. Eichberg 


4,364t 


P. 4414 


JULY 12. 










Western Knights 


Ideal 


. Educational 


1,650 


P. 4428 


Daughter of the Regiment 


Wardour 


. Hom-Film 


6,129t 


P. 4429 


JULY 14. 










The Temporary Gentleman 


Wardour 


. Albatros 


5,362t 


P. 4431 


Raffles 


United Artists . 


. Samuel Goldvvyn 
Inc. 


6,577 


P. 4432 


The Richest Man in the 


J.-M.-G 


. M.-G.-M 


7,872 


P. 4433 


World. 






6,019t 


P. 4433 


In the Good Old Summer 


Paramount 


. Paramount 


607 


P. 4434 


Time. 










JULY 15. 










Common Clay 


Fox 


. Fox 


8,300 


P. 4435 


Sol Violinsky (Kg. 709) ... 


Warner ... 


.. Warner 


650 


P. 4436 


Bruce Bowers (No. 2870) 


»j 


,, 


614 


P. 4437 


Utiea Jubilee Singers (No. 


,, 


„ 


732 


P. 4438 


503). 










Ed. Lowrv (No. 2565) 


» 


„ 


925 


P. 4439 


Frank Orth (No. 2710) ... 





,, 


765 


P. 4440 


The Night Court (No. 2138) 


„ 





857 


P. 4441 


Jay Velie (No. 718) 


»j 


,, 


715 


P. 4442 


Mexican Tipica Orchestra 


„ 




613 


P. 4443 


(No. 707) 










Charles C. Petersen (No. 815) 


], 


824 


P. 4444 


Albert. Spalding (No. 797) 


,, 


„ 


636 


F. 4445 


Johnnv Arthur (No. 3972) 





,, 


878 


P. 4446 


Eddie Miller (No. 881) ... 


,, 


,, 


606 


P. 4447 


Campus Crushes ... 


Ideal 


. Educational 


1,916 


P. 4448 


flood Morning, Sheriff 


„ 


„ 


1,717 


P. 4449 


JULY 16. 










A Wee Bit o' Scotch 


Paramount 


.. Paramount 


1,021 


F. 4450 


The Prisoner's Song 


1. 


.. 


757 


P. 4451 


Hot for Hollywood 


Universal 


.. Universal 


542 


F. 4452 


Chile Con Carmen 


" 


• 


645t 
639 


P. 4453 
P. 4453 


Song of the Caballero 


;; 


'.'. i '.'.'. 


6,561 
5,929t 


F. 4454 
P. 4454 


Felix Cartoon Films 










(series) — 










Who's Whopee 


Gaumont 


.. Amer-Anglo Corp. 


649 


P. 4455 


April Maze 


,, 


„ 


760 


F. 4456 



JULY 17. 
Back from Shanghai 

Princely Nights ... 



Frolicking Fish 

Mickey's Midnight Follies 
The Rnnaway Bride 
JULY 18 
Sunny Skies 

Rough Waters 

Larry Ceballos Revue (No. 

2661). 
Looney Tunes in " Sinkin' 

In tho Bathtub " (No 

Joe Bro\vning (No. 496) ... 



U.K. Photoplays, 

Ltd. 
British and 

Foreign 

Ideal' 



Gaumont 
Warner . 



Richard Talmadge 4,600t F. 4457 
Prod. 



Sequana Films 



Columbia 
R.K.O. Export 



Tiffany Stahl 
Warner . . . 



9,575t P. 4458 



9,575 

567 

1,752 

6,227 



4,304 
807 



P. 4458 
F. 4459 
x^ 4460 
F. 4461 

F. 4462 
P. 4463 
P. 4464 



727 F. 4465 



906 F. 4466 



112 



The Kinemato graph Year Book. 



Title of Film. 


Registered by. 


Maker's name. 


Length 
(feet). 


No. 


JULY 21. 










Good Intentions 


Fox 


.. Fox 


. 6,598 


F. 4468 


Herschel Henlere (No. 933 


Warner ... 


.. Warner ... 


698 


F. 446S 


Codee and Orth CSo. 757 






848 


F. 4470 


in "A Bird in tlie Hand.' 


• 








Lobo — tlie Dog of Dogs (No 

968). 
Joseph Regan (No. 2628).. 


. 


,» 


595 


F. 4471 






671 


F. 4472 


Poet and Peasant Overture 


„ 


.. 


863 


F. 4473 


(No. 447). 










Absent Minded (No. 973).. 


,, 


,1 


890 


F. 4474 


Winnie Lightner (No. 2592 


„ 


.. 


450 


F. 4475 


Clair Omar Musser (No 


II 


,, 


820 


F. 4476 


2256). 










Venita Gould (No. 562) .. 


,, 


.. 


673 


F. 4477 


Van and Schenck (No. 395) 


II 


1, 


845 


F. 4478 


Joe E. Brown (No. 2590) 


,, 


,, 


822 


F. 4479 


in " Don't be Jealous." 










Buddy Doyle (No. 441) ... 


„ 


.. 


629 


F. 4480 


JULY 23. 










The Phantom of the Opera 


Universal... 


. Universal 


. 8,395 

. 8,774t 


F. 4481 
F. 4481 


Girl In Tlie Moon" 


Gaumont 


.'.' U.F.A. ... 


. ll,141t 


F. 4482 


JULY 24. 










The Ballet Class 


Paramount 


.. Paramount 


951 


F. 44S3 


The Love Waltz 


Wardour 


.. U.F.A 


. 6,175 


F. 4484 


JULY 26. 










The Passion of Joan of Arc 


Alpha (Joan of 
Arc) 


Societe Generalt 
de Paris 


; 6,3001 


F. 4486 


The Sea Bat 


J.-M.-G 


.. M.-G.-M. 


. 6,247 
. 5,239t 


F. 4487 
F. 4487 


The Gay Nineties... 


,, 





. 7,261 
5,463 r 


F. 4488 
F. 44S8 


JULY 28. 










Wild Company 


Fox 


.. Fox 


. 7,000 


F. 4489 


Man Trouble ' 


„ 


.. 


. 8,215 


F. 4490 


JULY 29. 










Camera Shy 


Ideal 


.. Educational 


. 1,632 


F. 4492 


JULY 30. 










Border Romance 


Gaiimont 


Tiffany St ahl ... 


5,956 


F. 4495 


Dancing Bear ... 


,, 


11 


862 


F. 4496 


Chinese Flower Boiit ... 


„ 


„ 


1,027 


F. 4497 


Desert Nights 


J.-M.-G 


M.-G.-M 


6,181 
6,152t 


F. 4498 


Peacock Alley 


Tiffany 


Tiffany 


6,003 


F. 4499 


Kathleen Mavourneen ... 








5,169 


F. 4500 


JULY 31. 










The Unholy Three 


J.-M.-G 


M.-G.-M. 


6,568 


F. 4501 


I'm For Ever Blowing 


Paramount 


Paramount 


750 


F. 4502 


Bubbles 










Salt Water Ballads 


, 


,1 


1,019 


F. 4503 


The Family Next Door 


,, 


„ 


1,157 


F. 4504 


The Devil's Holiday ... 


" 




7,011 

5,846t 


F. 4505 


AUG. 2. 










French Kisses 


Ideal 


Educational 


1,675 


F. 4513 


How's My Baby 


„ 


II 


1,655 


r. 4514 


The Gay Revue 




Films Sonores 
Tobis. 


1,065 


F. 4515 


The Lightning Express 










(serial) ; — 










Episode 7 


Universal 


Universal 


1,559 

l,56'.it 


F. 4516 
F. 4516 


Episode 8 


■' •• 


" • 


1,617 
l,617t 


F. 4517 
F. 4517 


AUG. 5. 










Artist's Reverie 


Paramount 


Paramount 


899 


F. 4518 


Come Take a Trip in My 


11 


,1 


607 


F. 4519 


Airship. 










Insurance 


,, 


„ 


812 


F. 4520 



Title of Film 



Films Registered under the Act. 

Registered by. Maker's name. 



113 



AUG. 6. 

Holiday 

One Mad Kiss 
Dangerous Nan McGrew 
Dad Knows Best ... 
Arctic Antics 
Famous Music Masters 
(series) : — 
Bizet 

AUG. 7. 
Thunder 



P.D.C. ... 
Fox 

Paramount 
Ideal 



Butcher's 



M.-G.-M. 



Pathe 

Fox 

Paramount 

Educational 

Columbia 



Fitzpatrick 
M.-G.-M.... 



Length 
(feet). 

8,333 
5,982 
6,469 
1,838 
642 



No. 



F. 4524 
F. 4525 
F. 4526 
F. 4527 
F. 4528 



1,058 F. 4529 



7,848 F. 4531 



AUG. 8. 

What Men Want 

StopThat Noise '..'. 

My Pal Paul" 
Hello Sunshine 

Hell's Heels 

The Prison Panic ... 
The Lauiel-Hardy Murder 

Case. 

The Big House 

The Lightning Express 
(serial) :— 

EpisodeQ 



M.-G.-M. 



Universal 



Golden Dawn Warner 

The Potters (No. 1) in " Get- „ 

ting a Kaise "—No. 3800-1. 



Universal 


.. 6,059 


F. 4532 


,, 


.. 6,366t 


F. 4532 


»» 


.. 1,857 


F. 4533 


,, 


.. l,423t 


F. 4533 


1. 


635 


F. 4534 


May fair ... 


.. 1,708 


F. 4535 


Universal 


592 


F. 4536 




542 


F. 4537 


Hal E. Roach . 


.. 2,783 


F. 4538 


M.-G.-M. 


. 7,595 


F. 4539 


Universal 


.. 1,727 


F. 4540 


J) 


.. 1 727t 


F. 4540 


Warner 


.. 7,551 


F. 4541 



AUG. 9. 

Speedway 



AUG. 11. 

Dancing Sweeties 

The Potters (No. 2) in " At 
Home "—No. 3827-8. 

AUG. 13. 

Hell's Island 

The Return of Dr. Fu 

Manchu ... 

Chords of Memory , 

I Came First 

Getting a Break 

AUG. 14. 
Little Accident 
Student's Dilemma 

AUG. 15. ' 
Clothes and The Woman ... 
Sweethearts and Wives .., 

AUG. 16. 
Hal Roach Comedies 
Series 8 : — 
Brats 

The Bacon Grabbers 

Cut, Dog it Co. ... 

The King 

Angora Lore , 

AUG. 18. 

The Big Fight 

The Big Pond 



M.-G.-M. 



Warner 



W. & F. ... 
Paramount 



Fox 
F.N.P 



M.-G.-M. 



M.-G.-M. 



Warner ... 



Columbia .. 
Paramount 



... Universal ... 



Fox 
F.N.P. 



Hal E. Roach 



7,027 
6,995t 



5,688 
1,442 



7,441 
6,824 
5,529t 
1,000 
839 
992 



8,017 
1,722 



6,571 
6,946 



F. 4543 
F.4543 



F. 4544 
F. 4545 



F. 4547 
F. 4548 

F. 4549 
F. 4550 
F. 4551 



F. 4552 
F. 4553 



F. 4554 
F. 4555 



W. &F. .. 
Paramount 



Sono-Art .. 
Paramount 



Dizzy t'.shes 



1.926 


F. 


4557 


l,998t 






1,880 


F. 


455S 


l,850t 






1,992 


F. 


4559 


1,900 1 






1,786 


F. 


4560 


l,908t 






1,859 


].' 


4561 


l,800t 






6,344 


F. 


4562 


7,172 


F. 


4563 


5,878t 


F. 


4563 


591 


F 


.4564 



114 



The Kinematograph Year Book. 



Title o£ Film. 


Registered by. 


Maker's Name. 


Length 


No. 


AUG. 18.— (oont.) 






(feet). 




Boad to Paradise ... 


.. F.N.-P. ... 


... F.N.-P 


6,888 


F. 4565 


The Storm 


.. Universal ... 


... Universal ... 


7,202 


F. 4566 


La Bodega 


.. A.P.D. 


... Compagnie Gener- 
rale de Produc- 
tions Cinemato- 
graphiques. 


6,986 


F. 4567 


AUG. 19. 










Husband and Strife 


.. Equity ... 


... Arrow 


. l,550t 


F. 4568 


On the Go 




,, 


. l,700t 


F. 4569 


The Slyest Bidder 




,, 


. 1,700 


F. 4570 


Uneasy Terms 




,, 


. l,600t 


F. 4571 


The Goof 




„ 


. l,800t 


F. 4572 


In Bad 




,, 


. l,600t 


F. 4573 


All is Fair 




,, 


. l,550t 


F. 4574 


Fisherman's Luck 




■•• 


. l,700t 


F. 4575 


AUG. 20. 










Hot Curves 


.. Gaumont 


... Tiffany Stahl . 


. 7,814 


F. 4577 


Let Us Be Gay ... 


.. J.-M.-G. ... 


... M.-G.-M. 


. 7,107 

. 5,482t 


F. 4578 
F 4578 


Our Modern Maidens 


• 


••; 


. 6,964 
. 6,928t 


F. 4579 
F. 4579 


The Lightning FiXpress 










(serial) : — 










Episode 10 


.. Universal 


... Universal 


. l,548t 
. 1,548 


F. 4580 
F. 4580 


AUG. 21. 










Mind Your Business 


... P.D.C. ... 


... Pathe Internat. 


1,790 


F. 4581 


The Beauties 


,, 




. 1,832 


F. 4582 


Champion Makers 


,, 


,, 


829 


F. 4583 


Drums of Fear ... 


,, 


»» » 


907 


F. 4584 


Temple of Silence 


,, 


... 


045 


F. 4585 


A Bugville Romance 


., 


„ 


664 


F. 4586 


Our Blushing Brides 


..'. J.-M.-G. ... 


... M.-G.-M. 


. 9,133 


F. 4587 


„ 


1 


... 


. 6,245t 


F. 4587 



Norman Thomas (Juin- 

tette (827) 

Guido Ciccolini and F.ric 

Zardo (876) 

Hazel Green and Co. 

(2112) 

Thomas and Segal (495) 
Notre Dame Glee Club 

(2289) 

V. Rose and J. Taylor's 

Orchestra (2291) 
Gay Nineties (811) 
Charles Hacketc (2379) ... 
Klein Brothers (2553) 
Footnotes (985) 
Sympathy 

AUG. 22. 
Terry Toons (Series 
No. 1) :— 
Hungarian Goulash 
Call of the West 
Romance 

Campus Favourites 
Fish, Fowl and Fun 
Jungle Jazz 

Big Hearted 

Swell People 

AUG. 23. 

Krazy Kat Cartoons 
(Series) : — 
Ratskin 

Port Whines 

Farm Relief 

Spook Easy 

iS/o!<' Beau 

Desert Sunk 

An Old Flame 

Alaskan Nights 

Jazz Rhythm 



Warner 



Warner 



742 F. 4588 
739 F. 4589 



F.B.O. 
W. & F. 
J.-M.-G. 

p.d!c. 



Gaumont 



,, 




737 


F. 4590 





615 


F. 4591 


, 


622 


F. 4592 




897 


F. 4593 


,, 


937 


F. 4594 


... 


643 


F. 4595 


... 


687 


F. 4596 


,, 


528 


F. 4.597 





923 


F. 4598 


Audio-Cinema, Inc. 


518 


F. 4599 


Columbia 


6,308 


F. 4600 


M.-G.-M. 


6,955 


F. 4601 


,, 


5618t 


F. 4601 


Path6 Internat. 


788 


F. 4602 


,, ... 


894 


F. 4603 


... 


715 


F. 4604 


„ 


1,532 


F. 4605 


» 


1,927 


F. 4606 


Columbia 


751 


F. 4607 


,, 


697 


F. 4608 




, 


686 


F. 4609 




, 


695 


F. 4610 




, 


712 


F. 4611 




, ... ... 


668 


F. 4612 




, 


615 


F. 4613 




, 


695 


F. 4614 







783 


F. 4616 



Films Registered under the Act. 



115 



Title of Film. 

AUG. 25. 

Bully Beef 
Once a Gentleman 
Way Out West . 



AUG. 25. 
The Boss' Orders 
Two Fresh Eggs 
Fairway Favourites 
Somewliere Out 
Sporting Brothers 
Safety in Numbers 
Lady of the Rose 
Numbered Men 
Aerial Antics 



Registered by. Maljer's name. 



Length No. 
(feet). 



F.B.O. 
W. * F. 
J.-M.-G. 



Paramount 
F.N.-P. ... 



J.-M.-G. ... 



Audio-Cinema, Inc. 546 F. 4618 

Sono-Art ... 7,700 F. 4619 

M.-G.-M. ... 6.401 F. 4620 

5,434t F. 4620 



Pathe lutemat. 



Paramount 
F.N.-P. ... 



Hal E. Roach 



1,866 

1,878 

910 

782 

765 

7,372 

7,309 

6,000 

1,774 



F. 4621 
F. 4622 
F. 4623 
F. 4624 
F. 4625 
F. 4626 
F. 4627 
F. 4628 
F. 4629 



AUG. 26. 

Famous Music Masters 
(series) :- 



Ilandel 


Butcher's 


. Fitzpatrick Pict. 


997 


F. 4630 


Liszt ... 


,, 


,, 


1,018 


F. 4631 


Beethoven 


»» 


), 


1,014 


F. 4632 


Chopin 


,, 


,, 


1,066 


F. 4633 


Brahms 


,, 


,, 


1,066 


F.4634 


Good News 


J.-M.-G 


. M.-G.-M. 


7,920 


F.4635 


AUG 27. 










The Toy Shop 


Gaumont 


. Tiffany Stahl .. 


852 


F. 4636 


Song of Spain 




,, 


866 


F. 4037 


In A Persian Market 




,, 


886 


F. 4638 


Hawaiian Love Call 




,, 


846 


F. 4639 


Chinese Temple Garden ... 




,, 


921 


F. 4640 


Parisian Nights 






920 


F. 4641 


Peace and Harmony 


Ideal" ... ; 


. Educational 


1,650 


F. 4642 


AUG. 23. 










Mickey's Champs 


Ideal 


. R.K.O. Export .. 


1,860 


F. 4643 


Fat Wives For Thin 


,, 


. Educational 


1,968 


F. 4644 


Actions Speak Louder 


Paramount 


. Paramount 


713 


F. 4645 


Than Words 










Hot Dog 


,, 


,, 


646 


F. 4646 


So Tliis Is Paris Green ... 


,, 


,, 


1,800 


F. 4647 


The Dawn Patrol 


F.N.-P 


. F.N.-P 


9,793 


F. 4648 


AUG. 29. 










When Flowers B'.oom 


Showman 


. Castle Films 


936 


F. 4650 


Flip The Frog (series) :— 










Flyi7ig Fists 


Showman, Ltd. 


Celebrity Prod. 


643 


F. 4651 


Little Orphan Wilhe ... 


,, 


,j 


554 


F. 4652 


Puddle Pranks 


" 


» 


596 


F. 4653 


AUG. 30. 










Whispering Winds 


Gaumont 


. Tiffany Stahl ... 


5,871 


F. 4654 



SEPT. 1. 

Sunset Hunter 

The Shadow Of The Law ... 

Barnacle Bill 

La Paloma... 

Wanderlust 

Sisters 

Irving Aaronson And His 

Commanders (A. 96) 
Roy Evans (A. 98) 
Ed. and Lou Miller (A. 77) 
Walter C. Kelly (A. 101) ... 
The Biltmore Trio (A. 90)... 
Al Wohlman (A. 54) 
Some Babies 



Paramount 



W. & ¥.... 
J.-M.-G. ... 



P.D.C. 



Paramount 



Columbia . 
M.-G.-M. 



Pathe Intern. 



998 
6,595 
716 
598 
992 
6,377 
691 



809 
819 
856 
855 
1,811 



F. 4656 
F. 4657 
F. 4658 
F. 4659 
F. 4660 
F. 4661 
F. 4662 

F. 4663 
F. 4664 
F. 4665 
F. 4660 
F. 4667 
F. 4668 



SEPT. 2. 

Dixiana 

She's My Weakness 
Broken Wedding Bells 
Peep On The Deep 



Radio 



R.K.O 

Larry Darmoiir. 
R.K.O 



9,110 
6,736 
1,918 
1,979 



F. 4672 
F. 4673 
F. 4674 
F. 4675 



116 



The Kinematograph Year Book. 



Title of Film. 

SEPT. 2.— (cont.) 
Humanettes No. 1 
Toby In The Museum 
Men Without Skirts 

SEPT. 3. 
New Orleans 

Toys 

Conflirt 

Three Days to Live 
M. G. M. Colortone Revues 
(Series 1) : 
Manhattan Serenade 
Love Is Like That... 
Soldiers and Women 

SEPT. 4. 

Midstream 

Voices of Lonely Men 
The Man From Wyoming 
Desperate Sam 

SEPT. 6. 

Sons of the Saddle 



Registered by. 
Radio ... 



Gaumont 
Paramount 
F.N.-P. ... 
Ideal 



J.-M.-G. .. 
Butcher's 
W. & F. .. 



Gaumont 
Paramount 



Universal 



Outside The Law 
Sin Flood ... 



F.N.-P. 



Maker's name. 

Frank Newman. 
Charles Mintz . 
Larry Darmour. 

Tiffany Stahl .. 
Paramount 

F.N.-P 

R.K.O. Export .. 



M.-G.-M. 
Chesterfield M.P. 
Columbia 



Tiffany Stahl 
Paramount 



Universal 
F.N.-P ... 



Length 
(feet). 

850 

665 

1,860 



F. 4676 
F. 4677 
F. 4678 



6,930 F. 4679 

921 F.4680 

4,975 F. 4681 

5,859t F.4682 



1,809 F. 4683 
6,2.59 F. 4684 
6,610 F. 4685 



7,472 F. 4687 

964 F. 4688 

5,915 F. 4689 

1,879 F. 4690 



6,9.52 1 F. 4691 

5,690 F. 4691 

6,374 F. 4692 

5,937 F. 4693 



SEPT. 6. 

Paradise Island ... 
Recaptured Love ... 
Looney Tunes (No. 4167) in 

" Congo Jazz " 

The Potters (No. 3) in 

" Done in Oil " (No. 

3881/2) 



Gaumont... 
Warner ... 



Tiffany Stahl .. 
Warner ... 



6,494 F. 4694 
5,816 F. 4695 



582 F. 4696 
1,440 P. 4697 



SEPT. 8. 



Let's Go Native 

So Like A Woman 
Last Of The Duanes 


Paramount 
W. (feF. ... 
Fox 


EPT 9. 
Strange As It Seems (No. 1) 

The Night Watch 

Fire Fighters 

Honk Your Horn 

He Knew Women 
Mickey's At Home Day ... 
Goodbye Legs 


Universal 
F.N.-P. ... 
Ideal 



Paramount 

Columbia 

Fox 



Universal 

F.N.-P. ... 

Columbia 

Educational 

R.K.O. Export 

Columbia 

Educational 



6,788 F. 4698 
6,266 F. 4699 
5,494 F. 4700 



910 
6,651 

685 
1,694 
6,335 

638 
1,950 



F. 4702 
F. 4703 
F. 4704 
F. 4705 
F. 4706 
F. 4707 
F. 4708 



SEPT 10. 

Two Worlds Wardour 

The White Devil 

The Rounder ,T.-M.-G. . 

Near the Rainbow's End ... Gaumont 

Heaven on Earth ... ... G. ct L. . 



SEPT. 11. 

Daring Danger 
Below Zero 



G. & L. 
J.-M.-G. 



Terry Toons (Series No. 1) : — 

Kangaroo Steak F.B.O. 

Monkey Meat ... ... ,, 

Big Boy Warner 

Charles Hackett (No. 899- 
900). 

Hjlan's Bu:ds(No. 2110) ... „ 

Hal Roach Comedies (Series 9) : — 

The Bear Shooters ... J.-M.-G. 

Fifty Million Hushands ,, 

The Shrimp ,, 

Fast Work „ 

First Seven Y ears ... „ 



B.I.P. ... 
U.F.A. ... 

M.-G.-M. 
Tiffany Stahl 
U.F.A. ... 



Walkers Pictures 
Hal E. Roach 
Studios. 



Audio-Cinema 
Warner . . . 



Hal E. Roach 



9,459 
7,620 
1,810 
5,186 
5,594t 



540 

552 

6,323 

1,453 



1,877 
1,845 
1,735 
1,864 
1,830 



F. 4709 
F. 4710 
F. 4711 
F. 4712 
F.4713 



4,041t F. 4714 
1,888 F. 4715 



l,914t F. 4715 



F. 4716 
F. 4717 
F. 4718 
F. 4719 



481 F. 4720 



F. 4721 
F. 4722 
F. 4723 
F. 4724 
F. 4725 



Films Registered under the Act. 



117 



Title of Film. 

SEPT. 12. 
The Convict's Code 
A Matrimonial Problem ... 
Sarah Padden (No. 2246) 
As You Mike It 
Love's Labour Found 
Meet the] Quince ... 
They Shall not Pass Out ... 
A South Sea Interlude 

Not So Quiet 

Terry of the Times (Serial) 
"1 



Episode 2 
Epinode Z 



SEPT. 13. 

Trust Your Wife ... 
Prize Puppies 

Alpine Love Call ... 
Medicine Man 
Sweethearts on Parade 
Ladies Must Play ... 

SEPT. 1.5. 
The Bad Man 

In Dutch 

Mickey's Luck 
Midnight Mystery ... 
The Lone Waggon 

Soul Aflame 

Flaming West 

Grey Devil 

Parlez-Yous 
Kid Roberts 

„ ... 

Spurs 

SEPT; 16. 
Hello Television ... 
His Error ... 
Princess Lady Bug 
Mickey's Master Blind 
Romany Lass 
Yacation Love 
Ye Hearte Shoppe 

SEPT. 17. 

Wings of Adventure 
Terry of the Times 
(serial) : — 
Episode i 

Episode 5 



SEPT. 18. 

A Chinatown Fantasy 
His Honour the Mayor . 
True to the Navy 

SEPT. 19. 

Looney Tunes (No. 3) 

in '■ Hold Anything " 

(No. 4229). 
Three Faces East 
Sweet Kitty Bellairs 
The Still Alarm (No.. 

1025). 
Let 'er Buck 
Snow Time 
Hot Tama le 
Traffic Tangle 
All for Mabel 



Begistered by 


Maker's name. 


Length 
(feet). 


No. 


Sterling 


Syndicate Pictures 


5,607 


F. 4727 


Warner 


Warner 


6,397 


F. 4728 


,, 


,, 


1,055 


F.4729 


Ideal 


K.K.O. Export ... 


1,763 


F. 4730 


>, 


,, 


1,720 


F. 4731 


,> 


,, 


1,947 


F. 4732 


,, 


,, 


1,897 


F.4733 




Columbia 


785 


F. 4734 


Universal 


Universal 


614 


F. 4735 






1,694 


P. 4736 


j» 


j» 


l,694t 


F. 4736 


» 


»» 


1,678 


F. 4737 


,, 


,, 


l,678t 


F. 4737 


» 


t> 


1,425 


F. 4738 


" 


" 


l,425t 


F. 4738 


Ideal 


R.K.O. E.\port ... 


6,205 


F. 4739 





Educational 


1,708 


F. 4740 




Columbia 


856 


F.4741 


riaumont 


Tiffany Stahl ... 


6,221 


F.4742 


W. it F 


Columbia 


6,310 


F. 4743 





„ 


5,958 


F. 4744 


F.N.P 


F.N.P. ... . ... 


7,027 


F. 4745 


Ideal 


Columbia 


728 


F. 4746 


,, 


R.K.O. Export ... 


1,606 


F. 4747 


,, 


It 


6,373 


F. 4748 


Audible Filnicraft 


Rayart 


5,280t 


F. 4749 


,j 





5,593t 


F. 4750 


,, 


it 


5,180t 


F. 4751 


,, 


,, 


4,550t 


F. 4752 


Universal 


Universal 


1,962 


F. 4753 


,, 


J) 


1,952 


F. 4754 


>» ••• 


f* .*• 


18,53t 


F 4764 


,, 




5,290 


F. 4755 


Ideal 


Educational 


1,831 


F. 4756 


„ 


)> 


1,740 


F. 4757 


,, 


Columbia 


910 


F.4758 


,, 


R.K.O. Export ... 


1,750 


F. 4759 


,, 


Columbia 


575 


F. 4760 


„ 


Educational 


1,891 


F. 4761 




Columbia 


1,088 


F. 4762 


Gaumoat 


Tiffany Stahl ... 


5,034 


F. 4763 


Universal 


Universal 


1,793 


F. 4764 


,, 


jj 


l,793t 


F. 4764 


,, 


,, 


1,508 


F. 4765 


,, 


,. 


l,508t 


F. 4765 


Paramount ..i 


Paramount 


937 


F. 4766 


,, 


»i 


1,717 


F. 4767 


,, 


,, 


6.632 


F. 4768 



P.D.C. 



Warner 



Pathe Inter Corp. 



588 F. 4769 



6,559 


F. 4770 


5,755 


F.4771 


860 


F. 4772 


810 


F. 4773 


718 


F. 4774 


780 


F. 4775 


1,835 


F. 4776 


1,803 


F. 4777 



118 



The Kinematograph Year Book, 



Title of Film. 

SEPT. 20. 
Scarlet Pages 
HaU a Hero 
Fool's Gold 

Border Legion 



SEPT. 22. 
Sacred Fires 
Give Me Action ... 
Two Plus Fours 
Romeo Robin 
Laundry Blues 

SEPT. 23. 

Gems of M.-G.-M. 
The Office Wife 
Clarence Tisdale (No. 

766). 
Temptation 

SEPT. 24. 

The Bearded Lady 

Yes We Have No Bananas 

SEPT. 25. 
The Chumps 

SEPT. 26. 
Bonald Brian (No. 2733) 
Oh Sailor Behave 

SEPT. 27. 
Young Man of Manhattan 
Whoopee 

SEPT. 29. 

The Last Company 
Terry of The Times (serial) : 
Episode 6 



SEPT. 30. 

The Tx)ttery Bride 
Love in The Rough 
One Night at Susie's 

OCT. 1. 

Krazy Kat Cartoons 
(series) : — 
Honolulu Wiles 
Felix Cartoon Films 
(series) : — 
Sculls and Skulls 
The Oklahama Cyclone 

OCT. 2. 
The Last Dance ... 
The Lotus Lady ... 
Legion of The Lost 
Call of The Flesh... 



Registered by. 


Maker's name. 


Length 
(feet). 


No. 


. F.N.P. ... 
. A.P. and D. 

. Paramount 


Co.!! 


. F.N.P 5,823 

. Reginald Ruebensonl,705 

Tec. Art and Carls- 5,950 

bad Prod. 
. Paramount ... 5,934t 
... 5,934 


F. 4778 
F. 4779 
F. 4780 

F. 4781 
F. 4781 


. P.D.C. ... 




Pathe Inter. Corp. 


968 
1,651 

1,862 
741 
816 


F. 4785 
F. 4786 
F. 4787 
F. 4788 
F. 4789 


. J.-M.-G. ... 
Warner ... 




M.-G.-M. 
Warner ... 


1,823 
5,340 

747 


F. 4798 
F. 4799 
F. 4800 



Star Films 
Paramount 

Ideal 
Warner ... 



Paramount 
United Artists 



Wardour 
Universa 1 



United Artists 
J.-M.-G. ... 
F.N.P. ... 



Gaumont... 
Gaumont... 



George Jacoby ... 5,915t F. 4801 



Paramount 



Educational 



Warner 



... 1,839 
719 


F. 480e 
F. 4803 


... 1,875 


F. 4804 


836 
... 6,280 


F 4805 
P. 4806 



Paramount ... 7,105 F. 4808 
Samuel Goodwyn, 8,681 F. 4809 
Inc. 



U.F.A. .. 
Universal 



6,694 F. 4811 



1,689 F. 4812 
l,689t F. 4812 



Joseph M.Schenck 8,028 F. 4813 
M.-G.-M. ... 7,673 P. 4814 
F.N.P 6,626 F. 4815 



Columbia 



Ameranglo 
Tiffany Stahl 



Audible Filmcraft Rayart 

j.-m'.-g. ... 



Emelka . . 
M.-G.-M. 



052 F. 4816 



730 F. 4817 
5,916 F. 4818 



5,876 F. 4823 

6,238 F. 4824 

5,894t F. 4825 

9,119 F. 4826 



OCT. 3. 

Soup To Nuts 
Terry of The Times 
(serial) : — 
Episode 7 

Episode 8 



... Fox 

... Universal 



Community Singing (Lynn 

Cowan), No. 2288. 
The Opry House (No. 834) 
Arthur Byron and Com- 
pany — A Family Affak 
No. 2704) 



Warner 



Fox 

Universal 

Warner . . 



6,688 F. 4827 



1,581 
l,581t 
l,774t 
1,774 
741 

769 
933 



F. 4828 
F. 4828 
F, 4829 
P. 4829 
F. 4830 

F. 4831 
F. 4832 



Films Registered wider the Act. 



119 



Title of Film. 

OCT. 3.— (cont.) 

Morrissey and Miller (No. 

485). 
The Potters (No. 4), "Pa 

Gets A Vacation " (No. 

3983/4). 



Registered by. 



Maker's name. 
Warner . . . 



Length No. 
(feet). 

1,076 F. 4833 

1,243 F. 4834 



OCT. 3. 












The Potters (No. 5), ' 


"Big 


••• ... 


. „ 


1,146 


F. 4835 


Money " (No. 4009 


/lO). 










The Potters (No. 6), 


" Out 


,, ... 


,; 


1,202 


F. 4836 


For Game " (No. • 
100). 
Looney Tunes (No 


4099 / 










. 4), 







587 


F. 4837 


" Booze Hangs High " 










(No. 4340). 












Bailey and Barnum, 


"The 


,, 


„ 


704 


F. 4838 


Globe Trotters " 


(No. 










2556). 












Al Lyons and His 


Four 


,. 


,, 


779 


P. 4839 


Horsemen (No. 2789). 










Norah Swinburne " Scotch 


,, 


., 


862 


F. 4840 


Love" (No. 1031). 












Red Donahue and U-No. — 


... 


„ 


674 


F. 4841 


" A Traffic Muddle ' 


'•(No. 










7341. 






- 






OCT. 6. 












Abraham Lincoln 




United Artists .. 


. Joseph M. Schenck 


8,819 


F. 4843 


Zampa 




„ 


. United Artists 
Featurettes 


833 


F. 4844 


For The Defense ... 




Paramount 


. Paramount 


5,670 


F. 4845 


Social Lion... 




., 


. 


5,400 


F. 4846 


OCT. 7. 












Cold Feet 




Universal 


. Universal 


586 


F. 4847 


Hammer and Tongs 




... 


„ 


1,951 


F. 4848 


The Knockout 




',', 


,'. 


1,836 


F. 4849 


OCT. 8. 












The Rube 




Paramount 


. Paramount 


971 


F. 4851 


OCTOBER 9. 












Gangsters on Broadw; 


ay ... 


Equity British .. 


. Krellbcrg 


5,1.50t 


F. 4852 


OCT. 10. 












Girl of the Golden West ... 


F.N.P 


. F.N.P 


7,348 


F. 4853 


OCT. 13. 












Remembrance 




Gaumout 


. Tiffany Stahl ... 


942 


F. 4855 


Top Speed 




F.N.P 


. F.N.P 


6.553 


F. 4856 


Forward March 




M.-G.-M. 


. M.-G.-M. 


7,320 


F. 4857 


A Lady Sm-renders 




Universal 


. Universal 


8,772 


F. 4858 


Du Barry 




United Artists .. 


. J. M. Schenck ... 


8,318 


F. 4859 


M. G. M. Colortone Revues 










(Series 1) :— 












The General 




M.-G.-M. 


. M.-G.-M. 


1,297 


F. 4860 


OCT. 13 












Flower Garden ... 




M.-G.-M 


. M.-G.-M 


1,660 


F. 4861 


Pirates 




... 




1,615 


F. 4862 


Baby Follies 




)» 


,, 


1,712 


F. 4863 


Kiddie Revue 




... 


. 


1,303 


F. 4864 


The Clock Shop ... 




... 


. 


1,694 


F. 4865 


The Faithless Lover 




Equity British .. 


. Ivrellberg 


4,620t 


F. 4866 


OCT. 15. 












Hal Roach Comedies- 


— 










(Series 10) :— 












Teacher's Pet ... 




M.-G.-M., 


. Hal E. Roach ... 


1,891 


F. 4868 


Girl Shock 




... 


. 


1,784 


F. 4869 


Doctor's Orders 




... 


. 


1.920 


F. 4870 


Pups Is Pups . . . 




.'.' 


■'.' 


1,692 


F. 4871 


OCT. 16. 












What A Widow 




United Artists ., 


.. Gloria Prod. Inc. 


7,918 


F. 4872 


Up the River 




Fox 


,. Fox 


8,719 


F. 4873 


Old English 




Warner ... 


Warner ... 


7,983 


F. 4874 



120 



The Kinematograph Year Book. 



Title of Film. 


Registered by. 


Maker's name. 


Leugtl 
(feet) 


No. 


OCT. 17. 










The Indians Are Coming 










(serial) : — 










Episode 1 


Universal 


T'^niversal 


1,882 


F. 4875 


Episode 2 


,, 


,, 


1,572 


F. 4876 


Episode 3 


,} 


,, 


1,847 


F. 4877 


Henpecked 






610 


F. 4878 


OCT. 20. 










Anybody's War 


Paramount 


Paramount 


8,11.'? 


F. 4880 


Hot Air Merchant 


„ 


,, 


1,712 


F. 4881 


Glow Worm 






560 


F. 4882 


Bright Lights 


F.N.P. ... 


F.N.P. ... ;." 


0,330 


F. 4883 


Terry of The Times 










(serial) : — 










Episode 9 


Universal 


Universal 


l,580t 
1,580 


F. 4884 
F. 4884 


OCT. 21. 










Dreams of Youth 


Butcher's 


CJreenbaum 


5,669t 


F. 4865 


The Americans Come 


United Artists ... 


U.A. Featurettes, 
Inc. 


982 


F. 4886 


The Eyes of the World 


" 


Inspiration Pict., 
Inc. 


7,306 


F. 4887 


OCT. 22. 










Half Shot at Sunrise 


Radio 


RKO Corp. 


7,742 


F. 4888 


Humanettes No. 2 


,, 


Frank Newman 


889 


F. 4889 


The Temporary Widow ... 


Wardour 


Ufa 


7,364 


F. 4890 


Society Goes Spaghetti ... 


Radio Pictures 


RKO Corp. 


1,877 


F. 4891 


Ham Bcrger and His Horse 


Ideal Films, Ltd. 


Columbia Pictures 


735 


P. 4892 


Radish. 










Inside The Lines 


Ideal Films, Ltd. 


RKO Corp. 


6,851 


F. 4893 


The Chain Gang 


., 


Columbia Pictures 


720 


F. 4894 


Accidents Will Happen ... 


Paramount 


Paramount 


1,508 


F. 4895 


OCT. 23. 










Sports In Many Lands 


Tiffany Prod., Ltd. 


Tiffany Prod., Inc. 


656t 


F. 4896 


Treasure Land 




,, 


697t 


F. 4897 


Little Vagabond 


,, 




536t 


P. 4898 


Scarface 


,, 


,, 


893t 


F. 4899 


Toby The Fiddler 


liadio Pict., Ltd. 


Charles Mintz ... 


690 


F. 4900 


Golf Specialists 


,, 


RKO Corp. 


1,853 


F. 4901 


Danger Lights 


" 


" 


7,052 


F. 4902 


OCT. 24. 










East Is West 


Universal 


Universal 


6,894 


F. 4903 


Strange as it Seems — No. 2 


,, 


,. 


979 


F. 4904 


The Singing Sap 


,, 


,, 


626 


F. 4905 


KoUing Along 


,, 


,, 


1,833 


F. 4906 


Sea Wolf 


Fox 


Fox 


7,254 


F. 4907 


Follow the Swallow 


Ideal 


Educ. Films Corp. 
of America. 


1,658 


F. 4908 


Worldly Goods .. 





Continental Talk- 
ing Pict. Corp. 


5,835 


F. 4909 


Her Man 


P.D.C 


Path6 


7,394 


F. 4910 


OCT. 25. 










Shooting Straight 


Ideal 


RKO Corp. 


6,631 


F. 4912 


Hail the Princess 


„ 


Educ. Films Corp 
of America. 


1,560 


F. 4913 


OCT, 28. 










Visions of Spain (No. 2104) 


Warner Bros. Pict. 
Ltd. 


Warner Bros. Pict. 
Inc. 


702 


F. 4915 


Earl Burtnett's Orchestra 






796 


F. 4916 


(No. 2294). 










Phil Baker (No. 724) 


,, 


,, 


804 


F. 4917 


Hugh O'Connell— " The 


J, 


jj 


918 


F. 4918 


Familiar Face " (No. 807). 










Eddie Green — "Sending a 


,, 


„ 


808 


F. 4919 


Wire "(No. 880). 










Henrv B. Walthall (No. 


„ 


„ 


944 


F. 4920 


2418). 










.lust Like a Man (No. 830) 


^, 


„ 


812 


F. 4921 


Leo Reisman and Hotel 


J 


jj 


705 


F. 4922 


Brunswick Orchestra (No. 










770). 












FIRST NATIONAl 

•ft-^ AND 



Wmm^ 



Talking&Singing 
Pictures 



Vitaphont is the registered trade mark of the Vitaphone Corporation designating Its product 



FOLLOW 
THE LEADER! 




More theatres are playing 
M-G-M's product, than that 
of any other company • • • 

. . There 's Every Reason . . 



Films Registered under the Act. 



121 



Title of Film. 


Registered by. 


Maker's name. 


Length 


No. 


OCT. 28.— (cout.) 






(feet). 




Renee Tunianova and Com- 


Warner Bros. Pict. 


Warner Bros. Pict 


. 692 


F. 4923 


pany (No. 2359). 


Ltd. 


Inc. 






Conlin and Glass (No. 2577) 


,, 


„ 


754 


F. 4924 


Chief Caupoliean (No. 2598) 


'■ 


" 


773 


F. 4925 


OCT. 29. 










Men Of The North 


M.-G.-M., Ltd. ... 


M.-.G.-M. 


5,556 


F. •lt»26 


Those Three French Girls... 


,, 


,, 


6,755 


F. 4927 


Dollar Dizzy 


,, 


Hal E. Boach .'.. 


2,354 


F. 4928 


For The Prosecution 


Butcher's 


Greenbaura 


5,213t 


F. 4929 



OCT. 30. 
Terry of the Times 

(serial) : — 
Episode 10 

The Brotherhood of Death 
Hell's Angels 



Universal 



Atlas 

United Artists 



Universal ... l,675t F. 4930 

... 1,675 F. 4930 

Sovkino 6,106t F. 4931 

Howard Hughes 9,045 F. 4932 



OCT. 31. 

Mai Hallett (No. 730) ... 
Mitchell Lewis — " The 

Death Ship " (No. 2234) 
Anderson and Graves 

(No. 866) 
Guido Deiro ( No. 2968) ... 
Lvnn Cowan (No. 2547) ... 
Hurst and Vogt (No. 867) 
Fannie Ward (No. 721) ... 
Lew Mayor — " Gym Jams " 

(No. 965) 
Gotham Rhythm Boys (No. 

832) 
Those Pullman Porters 

(No. 2101) 
Duffy and Gleason (No. 
775) 



Warner 



Warner 



640 
857 


F. 
F. 


4936 
4937 


819 


F. 


4938 


569 
682 
036 
647 
635 


F. 
F. 
F. 
F. 
F. 


4939 
4940 
4941 
4942 
4943 


632 


F. 


4944 


972 


F. 


4945 


618 


F. 


4946 



NOV 1. 

The Indians Are Coming 
(serial) : — 

Episode 4 Universal 

Episode 5 ... ... ,, 

Episode 6 ... ... ,, 

" Detective Clive," Bart. Fox 



Universal 
Fox" 



1,729 F. 4947 

1,596 F. 4948 

1,804 F. 4949 

7,000 F. 4950 



NOV. 3 
A Virgin of Paris 
Love's Masquerade 
College Lovers 



W.P. 
F.N.P. 



Sofar 

r'.N.p. .'.'.' 



5,2331 F. 4951 
4,866 1 F. 4952 
5,579 F. 4953 



NOV. 5. 

A Hot Time in the Old 
Town To-niglat. 



Paramount 



Paramount 



588 F. 4957 



NOV. 7. 
A Devil with Women 
Tlie Cat Creeps 
The Indians are Coming 
(serial) : — 
Episode 7 
Kidding the Kidder 
The Ebony Shrine 
Farm Foolery 
Satan's Fury 
Cobb Goes Fishing 
Dude Ranching 

Gliding 

One Nutty Night ... 
The Love that Kills 
Frozen Frolics 
Hold the Baby 
Ski Hi Frolics 



... Fox 

... Universal 



... P.D.C. 



Fox 
Universal 



Pathe Inter. 



5,660 


V. 4958 


6,705 


F. 4959 


1,691 


F. 4960 


1,936 


F. 4961 


935 


F. 4962 


724 


F. 4963 


953 


F. 4964 


852 


F. 4965 


828 


F. 4966 


850 


F. 4967 


1,832 


F. 4968 


915 


F. 4969 


661 


F. 4970 


1,624 


F. 4971 


769 


F. 4972 



122 



The Kinematograph Year Book. 



Title of Film. 


Registered by. 


Maker's name. 


Length 
(feet). 


No. 


NOV. 8. 
Self Defence 


. P.D.C 


. Pathe Inter. 


893 


F. 4973 


Easy Money 


,, 


>> 


. 7,660 


F. 4974 


Adieu Masco tte 


Wardour 


. U.F.A 


. 7,920t 
7,920 


F. 4975 
F. 4975 


The Convict of Stamboul 





" 


. 8,491t 
8,491 


F. 4976 
F. 497 6 


NOV. 10. 










Love Your Neighbour 


. Ideal 


. Educational 


. 1.745 


F. 4977 


Plantation Melodies 


. Showman 


.. Period Imp. and 
Exp. Corp. 


743 


F. 4978 


Vagabond Dreams 


J) 


)3 


762 


F. 4979 


Flip the Frog (series) : — 










Fiddlesticks 




.. Celebrity Prod. . 


583 


F. 4980 


Village Barber 




,, 


656 


F. 4981 


Cuckoo Murder Case 




,, 


704 


F. 4982 


Bov Wanted 


'. W'.'&F. .'.'.' 


.. Columbia 


851 


F. 4983 


Do It Now 






925 


F. 4984 


Hawaiian Romance 




.. 


990 


F. 4985 


Jailhouse Blues 




■ • 


900 


F. 4986 


On the Levee 




,, 


615 


F. 4987 


Parlour Pest 




.. 


812 


F. 4988 


Radia-Tors 




.. 


875 


F. 4989 


Snappy Co-Eds 




,, 


807 


F. 4990 


Stage Door Pest ... 




,, 


960 


F. 4991 


Spike Speaks 




»> 


965 


F. 4992 


A Day of a Man of Affairs 




,, 


. 1,135 


F. 4993 


A Continental Evening . 




.. 


. 1,000 


F. 4994 


NOV. 11. 










The Troth Altout Youth . 


. F.N.P 


.. F.N.P 


. 6,156 


F. 4995 


Snappy Salesm'^n ... 


Universal 


.. Universal 


486 


F. 4996 


The Fowl Ball 


. 


,, 


597 


F. 4997 


Disnontente ' Cowbovs 




.. 


.. 1,743 


F. 4998 


Qn To Blazes 




„ 


. 1,731 


F. 4999 


ConcentTatin' Kid 


'. ',', '.'.'. '. 


;; ;; ::: : 


. 4,999 1 
. 5,193 


F. 5000 
F. 5000 


NOV. 12. 










Lawful Larceny 


Ideal 


R.K.O. Export ... 


6,327 


F. 5001 


The Freshman's Goat ... 




Educational 


1,787 


F. 5002 


NOV. 13. 










Treason 


Wardour 


U.F.A 


7,825 1 
7,825 


F. 5003 
F. 5003 


The Feminine Touch ... 


Ideal 


Sono Art Prod. ... 


6,045 


F.5004 


Average Husbands 




Educational 


1,645 


F. 5005 


NOV. 14. 










Pardon My Gun 


P.D.C 


Pathe Inter. 


5,758 


F. 5006 


Toby the Miner 


Radio Pictures ... 


Charles Mintz ... 


585 


F. 5007 


Check and Double Check 


,, 


R.K.O 


7,330 


F. 5008 


Mickey's Musketeers ... 


„ 


Larry Darmour 


..1,671 


F. 5009 


The Detective 


Universal 


Universal 


636 


F. 5010 


"We 1 We ! Marie 


„ 


... 


1,843 


F. 5011 


One Day to Live 


,, 




1,816 


F. 5012 


The Spell of the Circus 










(serial) : — 










Episode 1 


Universal 


Universal 


1,491 


F. 5013 


Episode 2 


,, 


... 


1,504 


F. 5014 


Episode 3 


„ 


„ 


1,647 


F. 5015 


Johnny's Week End ... 


Ideal 


Educational 


1,647 


F. 5016 


Conspiracy 





R.K.O 


6,479 


F. 5017 


NOV 15. 










Pure and Simple 


Radio 


Larry Darmour 


..1,912 


F. 5018 


The Silver Horde 


M ... ... 


R.K.0 


7,142 


F. 5019 


Anybody's Woman 


Paramount 


Paramount 


7,220 


F. 5020 


Renegades 


Fox 


Fox 


8,492 


F. 5021 



Pitnts Registered under the Act. 



t23 



Title of Film. 



Registered by. 



NOV. 17. 

Moby Dick Warn 

Robert L. Ripley — 

Believe It or Not (No. 

1). 
Looney Tunes (No. 5) — ,, 

Box Car Blues. 
The Bottom of the World Ideal 

Won by a Neck ... ,, 

Mickey's Whirlwinds ... ,, 
Grandma's Girl ... 



Maker's name. 
Warner 0,988 



Length 
(feet). 



839 

616 

Talking Picture 3,543 

Epics, Inc. 

Educational ... 1,875 

R.K.0 1,596 

Educational ... 1,879 



No. 



F. 5022 



F. 5023 
F. 5024 

F. 5025 

F. 5026 
F. 5027 
F. 5028 



NOV. 18. 

Bar " L " Ranch 

The Captain of His Roll 

Lost and Foundered ... 

Si, Si, Senor 

Tiie Sleeping Cutie 

Midnite in a Toyshop ... 



Filmophone 
Ideal 



Big 4 Corporation 
R.K.0 

Educational 

R.K.0 

Columbia 



5,381 
1,832 
1,900 
1,740 
2,002 
700 



F. 5030 
F. 5031 
F. 5032 
F. 5033 
F. 5034 
F. 5035 



NOV. 19. 
The Indians are Coming 
(serial) — 
Episode S 
Episode !> 
Resolutions 
The Decoy Countess 
Modern Pirate 



Universal 



Paramount 
B. & F.P. 



Universal 

Paramount 

Orplid 

Uma Film Prod. 



1,705 
1,872 
1,629 
5,290t 
6,254t 



F. 5036 
F. 5037 
F. 5038 
F. 5039 
F. 5040 



NOV. 20. 
Razored in Old Kentucky 
Canyon Hawks 

Ridin' Law 



Radio 
Filmophone 



R.K.0 

Big 4 Film Corp. 



1,719 
5.410 



P. 504 2 
F. 504 y 



5,732 F. 504 4 



NOV. 22. 
Robert L. Ripley — " Be- Warner 

lieve It or Not (No. 2)." 
Eddie Buzzell — " Keeping 

Company " (No. 963-4) 



Warner ... 



810 F. 5046 
1,707 F. 5047 



NOV. 24. 
The Dancers 
Animal Crackers 



Fox 
Paramount 



Fox 
Paramount 



7,196 F. 5056 
8,764 F. 5058 



NOV. 25. 

Don't Bite Your Dentist ... Ideal 

Childhood Daze A.P.D. 

Baby Blues ,, 



Educational 
Reginald 
Ruebenson 



1,925 F. 5060 
1,725 F. 5061 

1,770 F. 5062 



NOV. 27. 

The Navy 

Spooks 

Strange as it Seems — No. 3 



Universal 



Universal 



652 F. 5065 
678 F. 5066 
893 F. 5067 



NOV. 28. 
The Immortal Vagabond 



Wardour 



U.F.A. 



5,978 F. 5068 



WHY 
IS THE 



KALEE 



SO 



popular ? 



Registration 


Notified in 


Original 


Length as 


No. 


Kine. 


length 


altered 






(feet). 


ffeet). 


F. 1969 


14.3.29 


8,496 


7,485 


Br. 2191 


25.4.29 


628 


502 



124 The Kinematograph Year Book. 

LATER ADJUSTMENTS. 

In the course of the year certain corrections have been published concerning details 
in the length, title or description of filra? registered. Where these alterations affect films 
in the 1929 list, the necessary corrections have been made ; appended we give notification 
of alterations which affect films registered in 1928. 

ALTERATION OF LENGTH, ETC. 

Title of Film. 

The Secret Courier (Ideal) 
Old English Song Scena — Gentle- 
men, The Chorus (B.I.F.D.) 

*** The films entitled " Liberty " and " Wrong Again " (.T.-M.-G.), the registration of 
which was notified in the Kine. of December 5, 1929, are now registered as Parts 1 and 5 
of " Hal Roach Comedies (Series 7)." 

The length of the sound version of " Woman To Woman " (F. 3212) (W. & F.), regis- 
tration of which was notified in the Kine of December 5, 1929, has been altered from 
8,039 feet to 7,339 feet. 

*** The length of the silent version of " Blockade " (F. 2714) Ideal, registration of 
which was notified in the Kink, of August 1, 1929, has been altered from 6,227 feet to 
7,270 feet. 

*** The title of the series "Whoopee Sketches " ( Wardour) has been altered to " Pete 
the Puss." Registrations of parts of this series were notified in the Kine, of Novembe 

28. 

*** The length of the silent version of " The Jazz Age " (Ideal) (F.2721), registration 
of which was notified in the Kine., August 8, 1929, has been altered from 6,706 feet to 
6,581 feet. 

,*, "Do Forest Phonofilms — Programme No. 14," registered length 1,439 feet (Br" 
1277), registration of which was notified in the Kine of October 4, 1928, has been altered 
to " Carrie from Lancasheer," registered length 729 feet. 

" De Forest Phonofilms^Programme No. 24," registered length 1,410 feet (Br. 17110 
registration of which was notified in the Kine of January 24, 1929, has been altered t 
,' The Fire Brigade," registered length 905 feet. 

SILENT AND SYNCHRONISED EDITIONS. 

In the following cases the Register has been amended so as to record the length of the 
synchronised as well as that of the silent edition :— 

Title of Film. Registration Date of Length (feet). 

No. notification. Silent. Synchronised 

The Last Post C Showman Films) 

After The Verdict (B.I.F.D.) 

A Knight In London (Warner- 

Blattner) 

Those Who Love f P. N. -P.) 

The Awakening (U.A.) 

The Rescue (U.A.) 

In Old Arizona (Fox) 

Lady of the Night (U.A.) 

The Burning Heart (Pro Patria) 

The Iron Mask (U.A.) 

The Greyhound Limited (Warner) 
Speakeasy (Fox) 

Strange Cargo (P.D.C.) 

Sonny Boy (Warner) 

Lucky Boy (Tiffany) 

Conquest (Warner Bros.) 
Through Different Eyes (Fox) ■■• 

This is Heaven (U.A.) 

The Perfect Aliliid'nited Arti-ts) 

The CavaUer( Tiffany) 

The Toilers (Tiffany) 

Molly And Me (Tiffany) 

The Rainbow (Tiffany) 

College Love (Universal) .. 

The Redeeming Sin (Warner Bros.) 



Br. 1753 


7 2 29 


8,040 


8,640 


Br. 1754 


3l'.l'.29 


6,599 


8,907 


Br. 2498 


20.6.29 


6,675 


6,921 


Br. 324(5 


5.12.29 


7,929 


7,452 


F. 1587 


— . 


8,210 


8,068 


F. 1764 


— 


7,858 


8,177 


F. 1925 


28.2.29 


6,541 


8,814 


F. 1934 


— 


7,657 


8,440 


F. 1935 


14.3.29 


7,675 


8,218 


F. 1993 


— . 


8,709 


8,852 


F. 2193 


26.4.29 


5,360 


e,i2» 


F. 2194 


18.4.29 


5,714 


5,691 


F. 2208 


25.4.29 


6,091 


7,099 


F. 2311 


9.5.29 


5,239 


6,048 


F. 2357 


23.5.29 


8,037 


6,520 


F. 2376 


30.5.29 


4,739 


6,782 


F. 2393 


30.5 29 


r., 435 


5,034 


F. 2439 


— 


7,862 


8,313 


F. 2468 


13.6.29 


7.120 


8,022 


F. 2546 


27. 6.29 


6,750 


6,973 


F. 2547 


27. 6.29 


6,800 


7,154 


F. 2548 


4.7.29 


8,200 


7,361 


F. 2549 


27. 6.29 


6,100* 


5,9»6 


F. 2574 


11.7.29 


5,569 


6.896 


F. 2590 


18.7.29 


6,116 


6,954 



Films Registered under the Act. 



125 



Tlie Glad Uag Boll ( Warner Lros.) 
King— Of The Khvber Rifles (Fox) 
Two Men And A Maid (Tiffany) 
Melody Lane ( Universal) 
Unaccustomed As We Are 

(J.-M.-G.) 
Girl In The Glass Cage (F.N.-P.) 
My Lady's Past (Tiffany) 
The Gamblers (Warner Bros. 

Masquerade (Fox) 

Time, Place and The Girl (Warner 

Bros.) 

Parasites (F.N.-P.) 

Honky Tonk (Warner) 

The Drake Case (Universal) 
Madonna of Avenue " A " 

(Warner). 
Embarrassing Moments ( Universal) 
Leaping Love (J.-M..G.) 
To-night at Twelve (Universal) ... 
Her Private Affair (P.D.C.) 
Hold Your Man ( Universal) 
Sister's Pest (Universal) ... 
No Brakes (P.D.C.) 

The Hottentot ( Warner) 

Say It With Songs ( Warner) 
The Argyle Case (Warner) 
No Boy Wanted (Universal) 
Ace of Scotland Yard (serial) 
(Universal): — 

Episode 4 ... 

Episode 5 

Episode 6 

Episode 7 

Episode 8 

Episode 9 

Episode 10 

One Hysterical Night (Universal) 

Baby Talks (Universal) 

Big Time 'Fox) 

Salute (Fox) 

They Had To See Paris (Fox) 

Frozen Justice (Fox) 

The Girl from Havana (Fox) 
The Mississippi Gambler 

(Universal). 
In Old California (.Argosy) 
The Last Call ( Universal) 
The Green Goddess (Warnei) 
Watch Your Friends (Universal) 
The Long Long Trail (Universal) 
A Most Immoral Lady (F.N.-P.) 
Mister Antonio (Gaumont) 
The Unholy Night (J.-M.-G.) ... 
Woman To Woman (W. A F.) ... 
Senor Americano ( Universal) 
Tarzan The Tiger (Universal) : 

Episode 1 

Episode 2 

Episode 3 

The Great Divide (F.N.-P.) 
Mush Again (Universal) ... 
Sunday Morning (Universal) 
Skinner Steps Out (Universal) ... 



F. 2664 


25.7.29 


5,496 


fl.»17 


F. 2727 


8.8.29 


5,623 


8,44Z 


F. 2745 


15.8.29 


6,532 


6,514 


F. 2766 


22.8.29 


5.675 


0.062 


F. 2794 


22.8.29 


1,901 


1,932 


F. 2798 


27.8.29 


6,699 


7,178 


F. 2808 


5.9.29 


7,948 


6,941 


F. 2810 


12.9.29 


4,918 


6,854 


F. 2819 


12.9.29 


5,851 


5,674 


F. 2824 


12.9.29 


5,354 


6,375 


F. 2831 


19.9.29 


5,506 


7,668 


F.2906 


19,9.29 


5,277 


6,289 


F. 2927 


19.9.29 


5,627 


6,436 


F. 2938 


3.10.29 


5,348 


6,497 


F. 2962 


10,10.29 


5,782 


5,236 


F. 2969 


10.10.29 


3,921 


1,872 


F. 2992 


17.10.29 


5,147 


6,918 


F. 2998 


17.10.29 


5,597 


6,397 


F. 3037 


10.10.29 


5,051 


.5,783 


F. 3049 


24.10.29 


1,815 


1,722 


F. 3070 


24.10.29 


5,647 


6,835 


F. 3083 


24.10.29 


5,057 


7,248 


F. 3084 


31.10.29 


5,716 


8,360 


F. 3085 


24.10.29 


5,431 


7,860 


F. 3089 


31.10.29 


1,813 


1,776 


F. 3091 


31.10.29 


1,599 


1,642 


K. 3092 


31.10.29 


1,524 


1,666 


F. 3093 


31.10.29 


1,637 


1,772 


F. 3135 


14.11.29 


1,507 


1,665 


F. 3175 


21.11.29 


1,581 


1,716 


F. 3176 


21.11.29 


1372 


l,.5(t9 


F. 3241 


5.12.29 


1,598 


1.707 


F. 3097 


7.11.29 


5,173 


5.300 


F. 3098 


7.10.29 


1,657 


1JB58 


F. 3130 


14.11.29 


7,800 


6,38'.t 


F. 3132 


7.11.29 


6,438 


7,720 


F. 3133 


14.11.29 


8,700 


7,347 


F. .3134 


14.11.29 


5,869 


6,808 


F. 3145 


14.11.29 


6,545 


5,986 


F. 3146 


14.11.29 


5,907 


5,418 


F. 3152 


21.11.29 


5,568 


5,528 


F. 3157 


21.11.29 


5,722 


6,023 


F. 3169 


14.11.29 


5,197 


6,680 


F. 3180 


28.11.29 


1,701 


1,690 


P. 3181 


28.11.29 


5,282 


5,362 


F. 3184 


28.11.29 


5.147 


7.106 


F. 3205 


5.12.29 


5,545 


6467 


F. 3210 


5.12.29 


7,011 


8,565 


F. 3212 


5.12.29 


7,339 


6,042 


F. 3221 


5.12.29 


6,383 


6,906 


F. 3225 


5.12.29 


1,695 


1,726 


F. 3226 


5.12.29 


1,634 


1,653 


F. 3227 


5.12.29 


1,666 


1,701 


F. 3231 


5.12.29 


5,221 


6,690 


F. 3243 


5.12.29 


1,791 


1,693 


F. 3244 


5.12.29 


1,692 


1,630 


F.3245 


5.12.29 


6,550 


6,456 



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TRADE 

ORGANISATIONS 

(ASSOCIATIONS, SOCIETIES, UNIONS, ETC.) 

INDEX 

Cinematograph Exhibitors' Association .... .... .... 128 

Kinematograph Renters' Society ■•■• ■ ■■• • ■•• •••• 13.3 

Incorporated Association of Kinematograph Manu- 
facturers, Limited .... .... .... .... .... 134 

Cinematograph Trade Benevolent Fund .... .... .... 135 

Cinematograph Trade Provident Institution .... .... 135 

British Association of Film Directors.... .... .... .... 135 

Incorporated Society of Musicians .... .... .... .... 135 

Incorporated Society of Authors, Playwrights and Com- 
posers .... .... .... .... .... .... .... 133 

Performing Right Society, Limited .... .... .... .... 136 

Film Artistes Guild .... .... .... .... .... .... 136 

Electrical Trades Union .... .... .... .... .... 13'! 

Musicians' Union .... .... .... .... .... .... 136 

Variety Artistes' Federation .... .... .... .... .... 136 

Cinema Veterans .... .... .... .... .... .... 136 

Film Transporters Association of Cireat Britain .... .... 136 

British Board of Film Censors .... .... .... .... 136 

Federation of British Industries .... .... .... .... 137 

Commission on Educational and Cultural Films .... .... 137 

Society of Motion Picture Engineers .... .... .... .... 137 

British Actors' Equity A.s.sociation .... .... .... .... 137 

Guild of British Kinema Projectionists and Technicians .... 137 

Amateur Film Societies .... .... .... .... .... 138 

Optical Society .... .... .... .... .... .... .... 138 

London Poster Advertising Association, Limited .... .... 138 

British Poster Advertising As.sociation .... .... .... 138 

Xational Association of Theatrical Employees .... .... 138 



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The Cinematograph Exhibitors' Association of 
Great Britain and Ireland. 

Registered under Trade Union Acts. 

Offices : Bioadmead House, Panton Street, Haymarket, S.W.I. 

Phone : Regent 2918 and 2919. 

Telegraphic Address : Ceabilrex 'Phone London. 



GENERAL COUNCIL. 

President : 
W. Stephenson, The Nook, Washway Road, Sale, Cheshire. 

Vice-President : 
Reginald V. Crow, 37, Ridgmount Gardens, W.C.I. 

Hon. Treasurer : 
Thos. Ormiston, C.B.E., 6, Brandon Street, Motherwell. 

General Secretary : 

VV. R. Fuller, " Broadmead House," 21, Panton Street, London, S.W.I. 

('Phone : Regent 2918-9.) 

Ex-Officio : 

F. H. Cooper, Redclyffe, Brundall, Norfolk. 

W. Gavazzi King [Consulting Secretary), " Broadmead House," 21, Panton 

Street, London, S.W.I. 

DELEGATES. 

(Elected 12th March, 1930) 

Birmingham and Midlands Branch. — A. W. Rogers, Victoria Playhouse, Victoria Road, Aston, 
Birmingham ; W. H. Bull, 43, Franklin Road, Boumville ; Councillor E. Hewitson, The Windsor 
Theatre, Smethwick ; Councillor G. F. McDonald, J. P., Melrose, Grove Lane, Handsworth, Birm- 
ingham. Bradford and District Branch. — J. E. Anderton, Ivy House, Russell Street, Bradford; A. 
Cansfield, 137, Fagley Road, Bradford ; W. E. North, Albert Theatre, Brighouse, Yorks. Bristol 
and West of England Branch. — A. B. Atkinson, Vestry Hall, Pennywell Road, Bristol; F. G. W. 
Chamberlain, Knowle Picture House, Wells Road, Bristol. Devon and Cormcall Branch.- — VV. J. 
Bayley, The Capitol, RoUe Street, Exmouth ; C. H. Rundle, The Cinedrome, Ebrington Street, Ply- 
mouth. Eastern Counties' Branch. — F. H. Cooper, Redclyffe, Brundall, Norfolk. Hants, and Isle of 
Wight Branch. — Major A. W. Banner, O.B.E., The Picture House, Above Bar, Southampton. Hull 
and District Branch.- -T. Fawley Judge, Hull Picture Playhouses, Ltd., Parliament Street, Hull.; 
Alderman R. W. Wheeldon, " Broxholme," 392, Anlaby Road, Hull. Kent Branch.- — R. V. Crow, 
37, Ridgmount Gardens, W.C.i. ; F. Fumagalli, Picture House, Broadstairs. Leeds and District 
Branch. — J. Claughton, Crescent Picture House, Dewsbury Road, Leeds. ; H. Hopkins, People's 
Palace, Meadow Road, Leeds; H. Gates, 14, Roundhay Mount, Leeds. Leicester Branch. — G." H . 
Scarborough, 366, East Park Road, Leicester. London and Home Counties Branch. — J. Alexander, 
Trafalgar Cinema, 82, Trafalgar Road, Greenwich, S.E.io ; Capt. J. W. Barber, C.B.E., Nelson Street 
Works, Moniington Crescent, N.W.i. ; Albert Clavering, 199, Piccadilly, W.i. ; Capt. Alfred Davis, 
Davis' Theatre, Croydon ; W. Evans, New Gallery House, 123, Regent Street,, W.i. ; Major A. J. 
Gale, O.B.E., J. P., 90, Regent Street, W.i. ; Councillor T. L. Harrold, Velverton, Fordington Road, 
Highgate, N.6. ; C. Hartley-Davies, 15, Charlotte Street, W.i. ; Councillor E. A. Huddleston, People's 
Palace, Witney, O.xon ; Alfred Lever, 193, Willesden Lane, N.W.6 ; C. A. Mathes, St. Giles, Vallance 
Road, Alexandra Park, N.22. Manchester and District Branch. — W. Stephenson, The Nook, Wash- 
way Road, Sale ; H. D. Moorhouse, J. P., Imperial Buildings, Oxford Road, Manchester ; C. H. Bow- 
mer, 100, Eccles New Road, Salford, Manchester; Fred Carlton, " Lucea," 22, Snowdon Road, 
Eccles, Manchester ; Capt. G. B. Row, 6, Sefton Street, Smithills, Bolton ; John Harrison, " Elmfield,' ' 
Slade Lane, Levenshulme, Manchester. Northern Branch. — ^Thomas France, Messrs. Sidney Bacon's 
Pictures, Ltd., 108, Great Russell Street, L9ndon, W.C.i. ; F. W. Morrison, Greenbank, Dunston 
Hill, Dunston-on-Tyne ; W. R. Marshall, 11, Bath Lane, Ncwcastle-on-Tyne ; J. S. Snell, Shipcote 
Hall, Gateshead-on-Tyne ; Thomas Thompson, ".Airedale," Linthorpe, Middlesbroug;h; M'illiam 
Carr, Queens' Hall,Seaton Delaval, Northumberland. North Staffs. Branch. — W. G. Alldritt, Majestic 



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Huildiiigs, Stokc-oii-Treiit. North Western Branch. — Alderman E. Trouiison, j.P., i, Park Road, 
Southport ; B. E. Bailey, O.B.E., " Niverille," Hall Road East, Bluiidcllsands, Liverpool ; R. Duncan 
French, F.S.A.A., C.C., 14, North John Street, Liverpool ; Walter C. Scott, 9, Cambridge Road, 
Waterloo, Liverpool ; F. W. Locke, "Sunnyside," Judge's Drive, Newshani Park, Liverpool. Notts 
and Derby Branch. — J. Pollard, Atkins Lane, Mansfield, Notts ; J. L. Brown, Empire Cinema, Long 
Eaton ; T. Wright, Goldsmith Street, Picture House, Nottingham. Portsmouth Branch.— H. J . 
Cook, la, Munster Road, North End, Portsmouth. Scottish Branch. — Baihe Welsh, M.P., i, Endfield 
.Avenue, Glasgow, W. ; L. D. Dickson, Hippodrome, Bo'ness ; H. J. Green, 182, Trongate, Glasgow, 
C.I. ; A. B. King, J. P., 167, Bath Street, Glasgow ; T. Ormiston, C.B.E., 6, Brandon Street, Mother- 
well ; G. LTrie Scott, 154, West Regent Street, Glasgow ; Bailie T. Timmons, Cinema de Luxe, Bank 
Street, Lochgelly ; G. Salmon, S.S.C., 8, Rutland Square, Edinburgh. Sheffield and District Branch. — 
.\. R. Favell, 56, MarlcUffe Road, Hillsborough, Sheffield ; L Graham, 37, Collegiate Crescent, Sheffield. 
Southern Midlands Branch. — W. N. Blake, Empire, Bedford ; W. F. J. Hewitt, The Palace, Welling, 
borough; Soxith \Vales and Mon. — H. V. Davis, " Elvaston," Newbridge, Men.; A. B. Watts, 15- 
Windsor Place, Cardiff; J. E. Sprague, The Palladium, Pontypridd Sussex Branch. — R. E. Rich- 
ards, Picturedrome, Langney Road, Eastbourne. West Lanes. Branch. — Harry Hargreaves, Palladium, 
Morecambe. 

OBJECTS. 

The objects of the Association are : — 

(a) To promote good will and a good understanding between all Proprietors 
of Kinemas and other places of entertainment, and between them and such 
persons as work for them, and between them and the Manufacturers and 
Renters of Films. 

(6) To provide a fund for the protection of the interests of the Member 
of the Association, to relieve them when in distress and to protect them from 
oppression. 

(c) To secure unity of action among Proprietors of Kinemas and other 
places of entertainment. 

(d) To promote by all lawful means the adoption of fair working rules 
and customs of the trade. 

(e) To organise means to secure and if at any time considered necessary 
themselves supply means whereby a free and unrestricted circulation of films 
and other trade requisites may be secured for Members of the Association. 

(/) To resist by all lawful means the imposition by public authorities or 
other persons of terms and conditions upon the trade which are unreasonable 
or unnecessary. 

(g) To secure legislation for the protection of the interests of Members 
and to promote or oppose and join in promoting or opposing the Bills in 
Parliament. 

(A) To adopt such means of making known the operations of the Association 
as may seem to the Council expedient. 

(t) To adopt any means which in the opinion of the Council may be 
incidental or conducive to the above objects. 

BRANCHES. 

Birmingham and Midlands — Central House, 75, New Street, Birmingham. Chairman. 
Harry Devey, Winson Green Picture House, Winson Green Road, Birmingham. Vice-Chairtnan, 
O. Deutsch, 63, Temple Row, Birmingham. Treasurer, William Astley, " Ivybank," Cartland Road, 
Stirchley, Binningham. Secretary, G. H. Tyler, A.S.A.A., Central House, 75, New Street, Birmingham, 
Emergency Committee, Harry Devey, Winson Green Picture House, Winson Green Road, Biimingham ; 
O. Deutsch, 63, Temple Row, Birmingham ; Wm. Astley, Ivybank, Cartland Road, Stirchley, Birm- 
ingham ; Mrs. H. G. Dudley Bennett, Empire Theatre, Coventry ; Councillor E. Hewitson, The 
Windsor Theatre, Smethwick ; Councillor G. F. McDonald, J. P., " Melrose," Grove Lane, Handsworth, 
Birmingham ; Councillor T. R. Wood, Wood's Palace, Bilston ; W. H. Bull, 43, Franklin Road, 
Boumville ; B. Burleigh, Villa Cross Picture House, Handsworth, Birmingham ; A. Hodge, North- 
fields Cinema, Bustol Road, South, Northfields, Birmingham ; H. B. lane, Victoria Picture Theatre, 
Coventry Road, Small Heath, Birmingham; S. K. Lewis, Imperial Picture Palace, Moseley Road, 
Birmingham ; I. L. Lyons, 115, Colmore Row, Birmingham ; A. W. Rogers, Victoria Playhouse, 
Victoria Road, .\ston. Delegates, A. W. Rogers, W. H. Bull, Councillor E. Hewitson, Councillor 
G. F. McDonald, J.P. 

Bradford and District — Lion Chambers, 29, Kirkgate, Bradford. Chairman, J. E. 
.\nderton. Ivy House, Russell Street, Bradford. Vice-Chairman, T. Lund, Marlborough Cinema , 
CarUsle Road, Bradford. Treasurer, J. E. Rouse, Carlisle Hotel, CarUsle Road, Bradford. Secretary, 
G. H. Goldsbrough. Committee, J. E. Anderton, Ivy House, Russell Street, Bradford ; T. Lund, 
Marlborough Cinema, Carlisle Road, Bradford ; J. E. Rouse, Carlisle Hotel, Carlisle Road, Bradford ; 
.\. Cansfield, 157, Fagley Road, Bradford. Delegates, J. E. .Anderton, A. Canslield, W. h-. North. 



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Bristol and West of England — British Doiiiiiiioiis House, St. Augustine's Parade 
Bristol. Cliairman, A. B. Atkinson, Vestry Hall, Pennywell Road, Bristol, Vice Cliairmiiu, F. G. 
\V. Chamberlain, Knowle Picture House, Wells Road, Bristol. Treasurer, E. ¥. Harris, .Xshton Cinema, 
Bedminster, Bristol. Secretary, Councillor V. A. Webber, F.S.A.A., British Dominions House, St. 
Augustine's Parade, Bristol. Cummiltee, A. B. Atkinson, Vestrv' Hall, Pennywell Road, Bristol ; 

F. G. W. Chamberlain, Knowle Picture House, Wells Road, Bristol; E. F. Harris, Ashton Cinema, 
Bedminster, Bristol ; George Allen, Baths Cinema, Bishopton, Bristol ; G. H. Blackbum, New Palace 
Theatre, Baldwin Street, Bristol ; W. S. Chamberlain, Magnet Cinema, Newfoundland Street, Bristol ; 
V. E. Cox, Picture House, Clevedon ; E. Mulford, Park Picture House, St. George, Bristol ; O. J. 
Pugsley, Globe Theatre, Lawrence Hill, Bristol. Delegates, Messrs. A. B. Atkinson and ¥. G. \V. 
Chamberlain. 

Devon and Cornwall — Cinedrorae, Ebrington Street, Plymouth. Chairman, Major 
A. O. Ellis, Homeside, Barrington Road, Wellswood, Torquay. Vice-Chairman, Councillor W. 
Pickles, Electric Theatre, Liskeard, Cornwall. Treasurer-Secretary, C. H. Rundle, The Cinedrome, 
Ebrington Street, Plymouth. Comm'ttee, Major A. O. Ellis, Homeside, Barrington Road, Wellswood, 
Torquay ; Councillor W. Pickles, Electric Theatre, Liskeard, Cornwall ; C. H. Rundle, The Cinedrome, 
Ebring on Street, Plymouth ; R. Eady, Palladium, Plymouth ; H. Harcourt, Tivoli Electric Theatre, 
Devonport ; H. B. Mather, Electric Theatre, St. John's Road, Plymouth ; E. B. Hoyle, Belgrave 
Theatre, Mutley, Plymouth. Delegates, W. J. Bayley, The Capitol, Rolle Street, Exmouth ; C. H. 
Rundle, The Cinedrome, Ebrington Street, Plymouth. 

Eastern Counties — The Picture House, Haymarket, Norwich. Chairman : F. H. 
Cooper, Redcliffe, Brundall, Norwich. I'ice-Chairman : Councillor E. V. Barr, Coliseum, 
Gorleston-on-Sea. Treasurer: E. H. Field, i6a. South Quay, Great Yarmouth. Secretary: W. 
Waters, The Picture House, Haymarket, Norwich. Committee : F. H. Cooper, E. H. Field, 
Douglas M. Attree, The Grand, Lowestoft ; Councillor Ernest V. Barr, Coliseum, Gorleston-on-Sea ; 
Councillor John Dixon, J. P., North Walsham ; R. G. Rogers, Pooles Picture Palace, Ipswich ; R. 

G. Balls, Regent Theatre, Chehnsford. Delegate : F. H. Cooper. 

Hants and Isle of Wight — ii, Portland Street, Southampton. Chairman, Major A. 
W. Banner, O.B.E., The Picture House, Above Bar, Southampton. Vice-Chairman, J. W. Parker, 
The Standard Cinema, Southampton. Treasurer, CounciUor W. D. Buck, Atherley Cinema, South- 
ampton. Secretary, H. H. C. Mitchener, ii, Portland Street, Southampton. Committee, A. W. 
Banner, O.B.E. ; j. W. Parker ; H. H. C. Mitchener ; Councillor W. D. Buck, The Atheriey Cinema, 
Southampton ; Capt. G. H. Clement, The Regent Cinema, Shirlev, Southampton. Delegate, Major 
A. W. Banner, O.B.E. 

Hull and District — County Buildings, Land of Green Ginger, Hull. Chairman, T. 
Fawley Judge, F.C.A., Hull Picture Playhouses, Ltd., Parliament Street, Hull. Vice-Chairman, 
Councillor R. W. Wheeldon, " Broxholme, " 392, Anlaby Road, Hull. Treasurer, D. Desmond, Ritz 
Picture Theatre, Holdemess Road, Hull. Secretary, H. Vaughan Evans, F.A.I., County Buildings, 
Land of Green Ginger, Hull. Committee, T. Fawley Judge, Hull Picture Playhouses, Ltd., Parliament 
Street, Hull; Councillor R. W. Wheeldon, "Broxholme," 392, Anlaby Road, Hull; D. Desmond, 
Ritz Picture Theatre, Holdemess Road, Hull ; L. Maggs, Boulevard Picture Palace, Boulevard 
Road, Hull ; W. Lloyd, Rialto, Beveriev Road, Hull ; R. W. Wheeldon, Junr., Eureka Picture Hall, 
Hull ; A. Spinks, Spring Street, Hull ; E. Seaton, i, Cleveland Street, Hull ; A. Seaton, 726, Beverley 
High Road, Hull ; W. Seaton, Sunnyside, Hornsea, East Yorks ; W. Hainsworth, Waterloo Picture 
House, Waterloo, Hull; W. F. Morton, Prince's Hall, Gfoige Street, Hull; G. F. Robinson, 1.1R 
St. George's Road, Hull ; J. L. Richardson, The Avenue, High Street, Hull ; Brinky Evans, Natiora 
Picture Theatre, Hull ; J. Wheeldon, Eureka Picture Hall, Hull ; R. Freeman, Jamiescn Chamteis, 
lainieson Street, Hull ; T. Dewhurst, 39, Flamboro' Road, Bridhngton. Delegates, T. Fawley Jut'f.c 
Aid. R. W. Wheeldon. 

Kent — Picture House, High Street, Broadstairs. Chairman, H. Quinton, Palace Cineira, 
Bexley Heath. Vice-Chairman, C. G. Manning, Great Hall Cinema, Tunbridge Wells. Treaiurir 
R. V. Crow, King's Theatre, Ramsgate. Secretary, F. FumagaUi, Picture House, Broadstairs. 
Committee, H. Quinton, Palace Cinema, Bexley Heath ; C. G. Manning, Great Hall Cinema, Tunbridge 
Wells ; R. V. Crow, King's Theatre, Ramsgate ; H. R. Butler, Empire Theatre, Sittingtouine ; H. 
G. Croneen, Invicta Picture Palace, Gilhngham ; C G. Ellison, Picture House, Frith ; R. Copelin, 
Gem Theatre, Gravesend ; R. M. Dix, O.B.E., Stoll Offices, Coliseum Buildings, W.C.2. Delegates, 
R. V. Crow, Fred. Fumagalli. 

Leeds and District — The Clifton Hotel, 24, Burton's Arcade, Briggate, Leeds. Chair- 
man, J. Claughton, The Crescent Picture House, Dewsbury Road, Leeds. Vice-Chairman, H. Hopkins, 
The Peoples Palace, Meadow Road, Leeds. Treasurer, H. Gates, i, Roundhay Mount, Leeds ; 
Secretary, E. M. Rush, The Clifton Hotel, 24, Burton's Arcade, Briggate, Leeds. Trustees, J. Claughton 
A. Cunningham, Tower Crest, Heysham, Morecambe ; E. M. Rush. Committee, L. Denhani, The 
Lounge, Headingley, Leeds ; J. Jesson, Town Hall, Penistone ; E. Anderton, Ivy House, Russel 
Street, Bradford ; C. Metcalf, 54, Merrion Street, Leeds ; J. W. Spence, Picture House, Domestic 
Street, Leeds ; Owen Brook, Picture House, Yeadon, nr. Leeds ; J. Smith, 4, Methley Drive, Chapell 
town, Leeds; F. W. Jones, Parktield Picture House, Hunslet, Leeds. Delegates, J. Claughlci , 
H. Hopkins, H. Oates. 

Leicester — 7, St. Martins East, Leicester. Chairman, H. Barker, Shaftesbury Cinema, 
Overton Road, Leicester. Vice-Chairman. R. M. Wright, High Street, Cinema, Leicester. Treasurer, 
H. J. Dacre, Melbourne Picture House, Melbourne Road, Leicester. Secretary, C. F. Bailey, 7, St. 
Martins East, Leicester. Committee, H. Barker, Shaftesbury Cinema, Overton Road, Leicester ; 
R. M. Wright, High Street Cinema, Leicester ; L. Swanwick, Floral Hall, Belgrave Gate, Leicester ; 
F. D. Gray, Olympia, Narborough Road, Leicester ; A. A. Forknall, Coliseum, Melton Road, Leicester ; 
R. W. Marchbanks, Hippodrome, Wharf Street, Leicester ; G. H. Scarborough, 366, East Park Road, 
Leicester. Delegate, G. H. Scarborough. 

London and Home Counties — Broadmead House, Panton Street, London, S.W.i. Chairman, 
.Albert Clavering, 199, Piccadilly, W.i. Vice-Chairman, C. A. Mathes, St. Giles, Vallance Road, 
Alexandra Park, N.22. Treasurer, Major A. J. Gale, O.B.E., J. P., 90, Regent Street, W.i. Secretary. 
Arthur Taylor, Broadmead House, Panton Street, S.W.i. Committee, Albert Clavering, 199, Pic- 



Trade Organisations. 131 



cadilly, W.i. ; C. A. Mathes, St. Giles, Vallance Road, Alexandra Park, N.22 ; Major A. J. Gale, 
O.B.E., J.P., 90, Regent Street, W.i ; J. Alexander, Trafalgar Cinema, 82, Trafalgar Road, Greenwich, 
S.E.io ; Capt. J. Vi. Barber, C.B.E., Nelson Street Works, Mornington Crescent, N.W.i ; Herbert 
Crisp, 47, Greek Street, W.i. ; Reginald V. Crow, 37, Ridgmount Gardens, W.C.i ; Capt. Alfred Davis, 
Davis' Theatre, Croydon ; R. M. Dix, O.B.E., Stoll Offices, Coliseum Buildings, W.C.2 ; S. Dorin, 
Palace Theatre, High Street, Brentwood ; W. Evans, New Gallery House, 123, Regent Street, W.i ; 
Theo. H. Fligelstone, 150, Regent Street, W.i ; Thomas France, 108, Great Russell Street, W.C.i ; 
Councillor T. L. Harrold, Yelverton, Fordington Road, Highgate, N.6 ; C. Hartley-Davies, 15, Char- 
lotte Street, W.i ; H. E. Hayward, ii2d, Brixton Hill, S.W.2 ; Councillor E. A. Huddleston, People's 
Palace, Witney, Oxon. ; Philip Hyams, 90, Regent Street, W.i ; Councillor E. E. Lyons, Film House, 
Wardour Street, W.i ; H. Pesaresi, Kapunda, Woodland Rise, Muswell Hill, N. ; W. Robinson, 
Electric Palace, 532, Oxford Street, W.i. ; A. Segal, 20, Berkeley Street, W.i ; H. P. Selwyn, Merok, 
Scotts Lane, Shortlands, Kent ; James Tilney, Alcazar Cinema, Hounslow ; H. A. Yapp, Uplands, 
Oakfield Road, Bathgate Road, Wimbledon Common, S.W.19 ; E. W. Peall, New Gallery House, 
123, Regent Street, W.i. Delegates, J. Alexander, Capt. J. W. Barber, C.B.E., Albert Clavering, 
Capt. Alfred Davis, W. Evans, Major A. J. Gale, O.B.E., J. P., Councillor T. L. Harrold, C. Hartley- 
Davies, Councillor E. \. Huddleston, Alfred Lever, 195, Willesden Lane, N.W.6, C. h. Mathes. 

Manchester — "Lucea," 22, Snowdon Road, Eccles, Manchester. Chairman, W. Stephen- 
son, The Nook, Washway Road, Sale, Cheshire. Vice-Chairman, H. D. Moorhouse, J. P., Imperial 
Buildings, Oxford Road, Manchester. Treasurer, C. H. Bowmer, 100, Eccles New Road, Salford. 
Secretary, Fred Carlton, "Lucea," 22, Snowdon Road, Eccles, Manchester. Committee, W.Stephen- 
son, The Nook, Washway Road, Sale, Cheshire ; H. D. Moorhouse, J. P., Imperial Buildings, Oxford 
Road, Manchester ; C. H. Bowmer, 100, Eccles New Road, Salford ; Captain G. B. Row, 6, Sefton 
Street, Smithills, Bolton ; Councillor J. H. Stansfield, 10, St. Petersgate, Stockport ; H. Clegg, Oxford 
Picture Palace, Foundry Street, Dukinfield ; I. Jacobson, Empire, Bolton Street, Bury, Lanes; A. 
M. Loader, Empire Theatre, Oldham ; R. Wilkinson, 53, Grange Mount, Birkenhead ; Charles Littler, 

16, Hazel .4venue, Whalley Range, Manchester; E. T. Heys, Mile End, Stockport ; T. H. Hartley, 
"Rose Bank," Manchester Road, Burnley; J. Harrison, " Elmfield," Slade Lane, Levenshulme, 

Manchester ; Fred Read, Ambassador Super Cinema, Pendleton, Manchester ; W. B. Baker, Palladium, 
Princess Street, Stockport ; W. L. Johnson ; Boro Cinema, Salford. Delegates, W. Stephenson, H. 
D. Moorhouse, J. P., C. H. Bowner, F. Carlton, Captain G. B. Row and J. Harrison. 

Northern— Grainger Chambers, 28, Grainger Street, Newcastle-on-Tyne. Chairman, Stan- 
ley Rogers, 109, Pilgrim Street, Newcastle-on-Tyne. Vice-Chairman, J. C. Bell, Brighton Electric 
Theatre, Newcastle-on-Tyne. Treasurer, S. Bamford, Grainger Chambers, 28, Grainger Street, 
Newcastle-on-Tyne. Secretary, Alfred Smith, F.I.S.A., Grainger Chambers, 28, Grainger Street, 
Newcastle-on-Tyne. Committee, Stanley Rogers, 109, Pilgrim Street, Newcastle-on-Tyne; J. C. 
Bell, Brighton Electric Theatre, Newcastle-on-T>Tie ; S. Bamford, Grainger Chambers, 28, Grainger 
Street, Newcastle-onTvne ; Thomas France, Messrs. Sidnev Bacon's Pictures, Ltd., 108, Great Russell 
Street, London, W.C.i ; F. W. Morrison, Greenbank, Duiiston Hill, Dunston-on-Tyne ; W. R. Mar- 
shall, II, Bath Lane, Newcastle-on-T>Tie ; J. S. Snell, Shipcote Hall, Gateshead-on-Tyne ; Thomas 
Thompson, "Airedale," Linthorpe, Middlesbrough; William Carr, Queens' Hall, Seatoii Delaval, 
Northumberiand ; A. V. Adams, Olympia, Blackhill, Co. Durham ; W. H. Barke, 8, South Chffe, 
Roker Terrance, Sunderland ; J. H. Dawe, Tavistock House, Dunholme Road, Newcastle-on-Tyne ; 
S. Dawe, Theatre Royal, Hebbum-on-Tyne ; G. W. R. Gray, Northern Pictures Limited, West Hartle- 
pool ; E. J. Hinge, 100, Pilgrim Street, Newcastle-on-Tyne ; A. C. Harris, Stoll Picture Theatre, 
Newcastle-on-Tyne ; James McHarg, Poplars, The Green, Wallsend-on-Tjme ; Thomas McHarg, 
Tyne Picture House, Wallsend-on-Tyne ; Thomas Moat, Olympia Cinema, Northumberland Road 
Newcastle-on-Tyne ; B. Renwick, Baniboro' Theatre, Byker, Newcastle-onTyne, T. H. Scott, Queen's 
Hall, Hexham. Delegates, Thomas France, F. W. Morrison, W. R. Marshall, J. S. Snell, Thomas 
Thompson and William Carr. 

North Staffordshire — 17, .\lbion Street, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent. Chairman, W. G. 
.\lldritt. Majestic Buildings, Stoke-on-Trent. Vice-Chairman, W. F. Washington, Empire Theatre, 
Longton. Treasurer, L. Myatt, .Mhambra, Nomiacott, Longton. Secretary, T. A. Grant, A.C.A., 

17. Albion Street, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent. Committee, Aid. R. Beresford, Pavilion, Newcastle-under- 
Lyme ; Aid. G. H. Barber, Palace, Tunstall ; J. Barrington, Empire Picture House, Hanley; J. C. 
Pico, The Palace, Cleveland Street, Burslem ; H. Grice, Alexandra Picture Palace, Edensor Road, 
Longton; G. Edney, c/o WtX. G. H. Barber, Palace, Tunstall ; W. Allan, Palladium, Burslem; 
R. G. Grant, Cobridge Picture Hall, Burslem ; E. Pointon, Prince's Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent ; J. 
Graham, Hippodrome, Kingsway, Stoke-on-Trent; L. Hodgkinson, Victoria Theatre, Hartshill, 
Stoke-on-Trent ; M. Mathews, The Cinema, Nelson Square, Newcastle-under-Lyme ; H. Cotton, 
Savoy Cinema, Newcastle-under-Lyme. Delegate, W. G. AUdritt, Majestic Buildings, Stoke. 

North Western — Lloyds Bank Buildings, 11-13, Victoria Street, Liverpool. Chairman, 
.\lderman E. Trounson, J. P., i, Park Road, Southport. Vice-Chairman, F. W. Locke, "Sunnyside," 
Judge's Drive, Newsham Park, Liverpool. Treasurer-Secretary, G. Dudley West, F.C.A., Lloyds 
Bank Buildings, 11-13, Victoria Street, Liverpool. Co^nmittee, C. .^dams. The Picture Palace, Sea- 
view Road, Wallasey ; B. E. Bailev, O.B.E., " Niverville," Hall Road East, Blundellsands, Liverpool ; 
P. Brimelow, Court" Picture House, Victory Road, Wallasey ; J. R. Dovener, C.C, 18, Union Street, 
Liverpool ; John C. Evans, 8, Hamilton Square, Birkenhead ; R. Duncan F'rench, F.S.A.A., C.C, 
14, North John Street, Liverpool ; W. J. Grace, Lyceum Cinema, St. Mary's Road, Garston, Liverpool ; 
Philip M. Hanner, 1-3, Stanley Street, Liverpool ; R. P. Rutherford, Queen's Picture House, Poulton 
Road, WaUasey ; Walter C. Scott, g, Cambridge Road, Waterloo, near Liverpool ; J. R. Saronie, 
Saxone Buildings, Church Street, Liverpool ; E. B. Thompson, Palais de Luxe, Lime Street, Liverpool ; 
l'". Worswick, Pavilion Cinema, Library- Street, Wigan. Delegates, Alderman E. Trounson, J. P., 
I, Park Road, Southport; B. E. Bailey, O.B.E., "Niverville," Hall Road East, Blundellsands, 
Liverpool; R. Duncan French, F.S.A.A., C.C, 14, North John Street, Liverpool ; Walter C Scott, 
9, Cambridge Road, Waterloo, Li^■erpool ; F. W, Locke, ' ' Sunnyside," Judge's Drive, Newsham Park, 
Liverpool. 

Notts and Derbv — General Buildings, Bridlesmith Gate, Nottingham. Chaiiman, T. Wright, 
Goldsmith Street, Picture House, Nottingham. I'ice-ChaitTnan, E. C Morris, Scala Picture House, 



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Nottingham. Treasurer, E. A. Wilcock, 8, CarltOQ Road, Nottingham. Secretary, Fred. A. Prior, 
General Buildings, Bridlesmith Gate, Nottingham. Committee, Nottingham : T. Wright, Goldsmith 
Street Picture House, Nottingham ; E. C. Morris, Scala Picture House, Nottingham ; E. A. Wilcock, 
8, Carlton Road, Nottingham ; E. W. Carlton, Elite Theatre, Nottingham ; E. B. Day, Vernon Picture 
House, Nottingham; S. E. Gunn, Globe Picture House, Nottingham. Notts: J. White, Empire, 
Hucknall; C. Allsop, Palace, Beeston. Mansfield: B. O. Oaksford, Hippodrome, Mansfield. Derby- 
shire : G. Beestall, Somercotes ; T. W. Swift, Allenton Cinema, Derby ; F. Davis, 17, Queen Street, 
Whittington Moor, Chesterfield ; J. K. Haslehurst, Cosy Picture House, Derby. Delegates, Councillor 
J. Pollard, Atkins Lane, Mansfield ; J. L. Brown, Empire Cinema, Long Eaton ; T. Wright. 

Portsmouth — Bank Chambers, 57, Palmerston Road, Southsea. Chairman, H. J. Cook, la, 
Munstcr Road, North End, Portsmouth. Vice-Chairman, G. Pannell, The Globe, Fratton Road, 
Portsmouth. Treasurer, J. W. Mills, Arcade Theatre, Commercial Road, Portsmouth. Secretary 
K. Daniels, F.S.A.A., F.L.A.A., "Bank Chambers" 57, Palmerston Road, Southsea. Committee, 

F. B. B. Blake, Apollo Theatre, Albert Road, Southsea ; G. Pannell, The Globe Theatre, Fratton 
Road, Portsmouth ; H. Martin, The Strand Cinema, Lake Road, Portsmouth ; J. W. Mills, Arcade 
Cinema, Commercial Road, Portsmouth ; L. Zeid, Gaiety Theatre, Albert Road, Southsea. Delegates, 
H. J. Cook, la, Munster Road, North End, Portsmouth. 

Scottish — Gordon Chambers, 90, Mitchell Street, Glasgow, C.i. Chairman, Thos. Ormiston, 
C.B.E., 6, Brandon Street, Motherwell. Vice-Chairman, Baillie T. Timmons, Bank Stn., Lochgelly. 
Treasurer, H. J. Green, 182, Trongate, Glasgow. Secretary, John A. Houston, C.A., 90, Mitchell 
Street, Glasgow, C.i Committee, Glasgow: Ex-Bailie Gearge Archibald, J. P., 24, Merrick Gardens, 
Glasgow, S.W.I ; R. McLaughlin, Caley Picture House, 31, Lothian Road, Edinburgh ; H. J. Green, 
182, Trongate, Glasgow ; D. A. Stewart, J. P., 105, St. Vincent Street, Glasgow, C.2 ; E. H. A. Bostock, 
69, Dalhousie Street, Glasgow ; Thos. Anderson, 4, Kingsford .\ venue, Muirend, Cathcart ; A. S. Blair, 
Hillhead Salon, Vinicombe Street, Hillhead, Glasgow; G. Singleton, 39, Kirkpatrick Street, Glasgow, E. 
Edinburgh : L. D. Dickson, Hippodrome, Bo'ness ; J. S. Dunbar, St. Andrew's Square Picture House, 
Edinburgh ; W. H. Albin, Pavilion, Dalkeith ; (Secretary) G. Salnion, 8. Rutland Square, Edinburgh. 
Aberdeen : J. A. Jeffrey, g, Golden Square, Aberdeen. Dundee : W. S. Edwards, Tivoli Picture House, 
Dundee. Dumfries: J. R. Haddow, Lyceum Theatre, Dumfries. Delegates, Bailie Welsh, M.P., i, 
Endfield Avenue, Glasgow, W., L. D. Dickson, H. J. Green, A. B. King, J. P., T. Ormiston, C.B.E., 

G. U. Scott, Bailie T. Timmons, G. Salmon, S.S.C, 8, Rutland Square, Edinburgh. 

Sheffield and District — Norfolk Chambers, 55, Norfolk Street, Sheffield. Chairman, A.- 
R. Favell, 56, Marlcliffe Road, Hillsborough, Sheffield. Vice-Chairman, Claude Barker, 7, St. James 
Row, Sheffield. Treasurer, S. Kirkham, Tivoli, Norfolk Street, Sheffield. Secretary, Arnold R. 
Favell, Norfolk Chambers, 55, Norfolk Street, Sheffield. Committee, A. R. Favell, 56, Marlcliffe 
Road, Hillsborough Sheffield ; Claude Barker, 7, St. Tames Row, Sheffield ; S. Knkham, Tivoli, Nor- 
folk Street, Sheffield ; H. Bramwell, Unitv Picture Palace, Langsett Road, Sheffield ; W. C. Brindley, 
41, Brook Road, Shefiield ; W. Bryan, Theatre Royal, Attercliffe, Sheffield ; W. G. Buck, 19, Mont- 
gomery Road, Sheffield ; F. C. Clayton, 14, Oak Street, Sheffield ; L. CoUunibine, Hippodrome, Hough 
Lane, Wombwcll ; W. T. Gent, 127, Ecclesall Road, South, Sheffield ; L Graham, 37, Collegiate 
Crescent, Sheffield ; J. Gibson, 85, Far Lane, Rotherham ; G. H. Leighton, 49, Ashdell Road, Broom- 
hill, Shefiield ; Ellison Milner, " tresillian," Norwood Road, Sheffield ; Colin Morton, 18, York Street, 
Sheffield; G. H. Newton, 42, Furnace Hill, Sheffield; H. Popplewell, Don Picture Palace, West 
Bar, Sheffield ; T. Robinson, Princess Picture Palace, Rawmarsh ; W. Swift, 45, Clifle Field Road, 
Sheffield ; H. Turner, Cinema, Kiveton Park, Sheffield ; H. Wilshaw, 71, Brook Road, Sheffield ; 
F. S. Whitehead, Wicker Picture Palace, The Wicekr, Sheffield ; E. C. Clayton, 14, Oak Street, Heeley, 
Sheffield ; C. Vessey, 322, Heavygate Road, Sheffield. Delegates, A. R. Favell, I. Graham. 

Southern Midlands — Castle Cinema, Hertford. Chairman, C. C. Day, 145, Orford Road, 
Hoe Street, Walthamstow, E. Vice-Chairman, W. Southan Morris, Empire Cinema, Luton. 
Treasurer, W. F. J. Hewitt, The Palace, Wellingborough ; Secretary, Ernest J. Carpenter, Castle 
Cinema, Hertford. Committee, W. N. Blake, Empire, Bedford ; W. F, J. Hewitt, The Palace, Welling- 
borough ; J. W. E. Powell, Palace Theatre, I.etchworth ; N. A. Ayres, The Cinema, Baldock ; W. D. 
Murkett, Grand Palace, Huntingdon ; A. Guest, Cinema Welwyn Garden City ; A. J. Pointer, Victoria 
Cinema, Cambridge ; G. Robb, Rex Cinema, Ely ; E. E. Smith, The Cinema, Bishops Stortford; A. 
Hill, Empire, Biggleswade; A. T. Watts, Poolstock, Finedon, Northants ; E. Robinson, Picture- 
drome, Northampton. Delegates, W. N. Blake, W. F. J. Hewitt. 

South Wales and Mon. — 3, Park Place, Cardiff. Chairman, H. V. Davis, " Elvaston," New- 
bridge, Mon. Vice-chairman, H. Thomas, Castle Theatre, Caerphilly. Treasurer, A. B. Watts, 15, 
Windsor Place, Cardiff. Secretary, W. J- Fooks, F.S.A.A., 3, Park Place, Cardiff. Committee, J 

B. Hill, Park Cinema, Pontvpool ; J. E. Sprague, Palladium, Pontvpridd ; A. Jones, Park Ha!,, 
Cwmcam ; W. G. Hutt, Berwyn, King's Road, Radvr, Glain. ; R. Dooner, Cosy Cinema, Maesteg ; 
A. Woodward, GraiMi Theatre, Port Talbot; A. B. 'Watts, is, Windsor Place, Cardiff; W. A. V. 
James, 15, Windsor Place, Cardiff; A. S. Waters, Palladium, Newport; S. Attwood, Coliseum, 
Blaenavon ; D. Hughes, Tonypandy ; F. Taylor, 8, Dyke Street, Merthvr ; J. E. Taylor, 5, Milboume 
Chambers, Merthyr ; H. V. Davis, " Elvaston," Newbridge ; H. Thomas, Castle Theatre, Caerphilly ; 
H. G. Spary, Pavilion, Pontuewtnydd ; J. H. Lloyd, The Cinema, Clydach Vale ; A. Morgan, Work- 
men's Hall, Blaenavon. Delegates, H. V. Davis, '' Elvaston," Newbridge ; A. B. Watts, 15, Windsoi 
Place, Cardiff ; J. E. Sprague, Palladium, Pontypridd. 

Sussex — Bank Chambers, 57, Paknerston Road, Southsea. Chairman, J. Van Koert, .\rcadia 
Cinema, Brighton. Vice-Chairman, P. V. Lunch, 74, Seaside Road, Eastbourne. Treasurer, R. 
Briggs, Cinema-de-Luxe, School Hill, Lewes. Secretarv, A. Daniels, F.S.A.A., F.L.A.A., " Bank 
Chambers," 57, Palmerston Road, Southsea. Committee, A. Dearden, Regent Picture House, High 
Street, Eastbourne ; R. Briggs, The Cinema de Luxe, Lewes ; H. Shanly, " Picturedrome," Bognor ; 

C. A. Seebold, The Rivoli, Wothing ; R. E. Richards, Picturedrome, Eastl)ourne. Delegate, R. E. 
Richards, Picturedrome, Langney Road, Eastbourne. 

West Lancashire— The Palladium, .Morecambe. Chairman, James Atroy, The Picturedrome, 
Church Street, Lancaster. Vice-Chairman, Alfred Wiles, Cosy Cinema, St. Peter's Street, Preston. 
Treasurer and Secretary. Harry Hargreaves, The Palladium, Morecambe. Cmnmitlee, No committee 
appointed — all membJrs invited to MeetiiiL'S. Delegate, Harry Hargreaves. 



Trade Organisations. 133 

The Kinematograph Renters' Society of Great 
Britain and Ireland, Ltd. 

General Offices : 30, OLD COMPTON STREET, W.i. 
Telephone : Regent 2885. 



OFFICERS. 

J. C. Graham (President), Paramount Film Service, Ltd., 166, Wardour 

Street, W.I. 
Sir Gordon Craig (Vice-President), New Era Films, Ltd., 26, D'Arblay 

Street, W.i. 
F. W. Baker (Hon. Treasurer), Butcher's Film Service, Ltd., 175, Wardour 

Street, W.i. 
Frank Hill, F.C.LS. (Secretary), 30, Old Compton Street, W.i. 

COUNCIL. 

Bendon Trading Co., 132, West Nile Street, Glasgow. 

Butcher's Film Service, Ltd., 175, Wardour Street, W.i. 

Film Booking Offices, Ltd., 22, Soho Square, W.i. 

First National Pathe, Ltd., 103, Wardour Street, W.i. 

Fox Film Co., Ltd., 13, Berners Street, W.i. 

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, Ltd., 19-21, Tower Street, W.C.2. 

National Screen Service, Ltd., 25, Denmark Street, W.C.2. 

New Era Pilms, Ltd., 26, D'Arblay Street, W.i. 

1'aramount Film Service, Ltd., 166, Wardour Street, W.I. 

Producers' Distributing Co., Ltd., 12, Great Newport Street, W.i. 

Pro Patria Films, Ltd., 46, Brewer Street, W.I . 

Radio 1'ictures, Ltd., 2-4, Dean Street, W.I. 

United Artists Corporation, Ltd., Film House, Wardour Street, W.i. 

Universal Pictures, Ltd., Film House, Wardour Street, W.I. 

Warner Bros. Pictures, Ltd., 13, Newman Street, W.i. 

Wardour Films, Ltd., Film House, Wardour Street, W.i. 

SOLICITOR. 

Hugh V. Harraway, 12, South Square, Gray's Inn, W.C.i. 

LIST OF MEMBERS. 

LONDON. 

British and Foreign Films, Ltd. Pro Patria Films, Ltd. 

British Lion FiLn Corporation, Ltd. Radio Pictures, Ltd. 

Butcher's Film Service, Ltd. Sherwood Exclusive Film .^gcncy, Ltd 

Film Booking Offices, Ltd. Showman Films, Ltd. 

First National Pathe, Ltd. Sterling Film Co., Ltd. 

Fox Film Co., Ltd. United Artists Corporation, Ltd. 

Matro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, Ltd. Universal Pictures, Ltd. 

National Screen Service Ltd. United Kingdom Photoplays, Ltd. 

Now Era Films, Ltd. Wardour Films, Ltd. 

Paramount I'ilm Service, Ltd. Warner Bros., Pictures T.ld. 

Producers' Distributing Co., Md. W. P. Fihn Co., Ltd. 

CARDIFF, 

Carcopol Film Co., Ltd. Phoenix Film Service, Ltd. 



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GLASGOW. 
Andrew Reid Film Service, Ltd, H. S. Coxall. 

Bendon Trading Co. 

LANCS. 
Blakeley's Productions, Ltd. 

PROVINCIAL CENTRES. 

Glasgow. — Centred at 227, West George Street, Glasgow. (Secretary, A. Levy.) 
Dublin.— Centred at 19, St. Andrew Street, Dublin. (Secretaries, Taylor, Son and Robinson.) 

OBJECTS. 

To promote and protect in every possible legal manner the interests, 
rinancial welfare and success of the kinematograph film-renting trade, and 
to devise means to promote co-operation amongst those engaged in the 
kinematograph industry for the protection of their mutual interests. 

To watch and keep records for reference and comparison of all matters 
in any way affecting the kinematograph industry and of all developments 
thereof, and by the united opinion and experiences of the members of the 
Society to decide upon and initiate and support proper methods for dealing 
with any contingency affecting the kinematograph trade or the members of 
the Society that may arise. 

To procure information for members of the Society as to the standing 
and responsibility of parties with whom they propose to transact business. 

To give legal advice to members of the Society. 

To promote, organise and carry on such charitable institution work or 
funds and for such purposes as shall be thought lit. 



The Incorporated Association of Kinematograph 
Manufacturers, Ltd. 

Offices : 80-82, Wardour Street, London, W i. 
Phone : Regent 2076. 

OFFICERS. 

Chairman : .. .. .. Tom E. Davies, J. P. 

Treasurer : . . . . . . C. G. Fox. 

Secretary . . . . . . J. Brooke Wilkinson. 

COUNCIL. 

E. E. Blake, c/o Kodak, Ltd., Kingsway, W.C.2. 

W. Engelke, 26, Church Street, W.i. 

Cecil M. Hepworth, Walton Photographic Co., Ltd., 55, Thames Street, 

Staines, Middlesex. 
A, S. Newman, Newman & Sinclair Ltd., 2, Salisbury Road, Highgate, N. 
J. W. Smith, Williamson Film Printing Co., 80-82, Wardour Street, W.i. 
J. Skittrell. Olympic Kine Laboratories Ltd., School Road, Victoria 

Road, N.W. 
\V. Vinten, 89, Wardour Street, W.i. 

OBJECTS. 

To promote the consideration and discussion of all questions affecting, 
and generally to v/atch over, protect, and advance the interests of the trade 
of manufacturers and/or publishers and/or sellers of kinen'atograph nlms 
(in this memoriii'dum called the " said trade,'' which expression shall 
include all ancillary and allied trades and every branch of such trade and 
whether such triie or trades shall be carried on in England or elsewhere), 
to promote economy, efficiency and excellence in the said trade, and to 
facilitate the operations thereof, and to co-operate with r, embers of the 
Association of the various branches of the said trade tor the promotion of 
iiiulual interests. 



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THE CINEMATOGRAPH TRADE 
BENEVOLENT FUND. 

Founded 1924. 

President: Sir William F. Jury. 

Trustees : 

Sir William F. Jury ; Lt.-Col. A. C. Brom- 

HEAD, C.B.E. ; John Maxwell. 

Council: 
Reginald C. Bromhead, Chairman. 
E Ayres. W. a. Brewer. 

F, W. Baker. F. Cooper. 
Vrthur Cunningham. H. Victor Davis. 

G. W. Dawson. Maurice Elvey. 
W. Fredman. Miss I. GiBBS. 

E. Hewitson. W. J. Hutchinson 

.'\. W. JaRRATT. J. W. ShflTH. 

H. E. S. Spurden. W. Stephenson. 
J. Brooke Wilkinson. Alan J. Wiluamson. 

Hon. Treasurer: J, Brooke Wilicin.som 

Secretary & Offices: 
Reginald C. O. Viveash, 52, Shaftesbury 

Avenue, London, W.i. 
Telephone: Gerrard 41CH. 

THE CINEMATOGRAPH TRADE PROVIDENT 
INSTITUTION. 

President: Sir William F. Jury. 

Registered under the Friendly Societies Act, 
1896. (Registered No. 1667.) Affiliated to 
The Cinematograph Trade Benevolent Fund. 

Trustees : 

Sir William F. Jury, Lt.-Col. A. C. Brom 

head, C.B.E. ; John Maxwell. 

Committee : 
Reginald C. Bromhead, Chairman. 

E. Ayres. W. A. Brewer. 

F. W. Baker. Arthur Cunningham. 
H. Victor Davis. G. W. Dawson. 

W. Fri:dman. Miss I. Gibbs. 

J. W. Smith. H. E. S. Spurden. 

W.Stephenson. J. Brooke Wilkinson. 

Hen. Treasurer: J. Brooke Wilkinson. 
Secretary & Offices: 
Reginald C. O. Viveash, 52, Shaftesbury 

Avenue, London, W.i, 
Telephone: Gerrard 4104. 

Full particulars of membership of this Trade 
Friendly Society can be obtained on application 
to the Secretary. 

BRITISH ASSOCIATION OF FILM 
DIRECTORS. 

(Founded February, 1922.) 

Registered Office: 52, Shaftesbury .Avenue 

London, W.i. 

President : Maurice Elvey. 

Vice-President : Sinclair Hill. 

Hon. Secretary & Treasurer : Sidney Morgan . 

There is no Council. Officers are elected each 
year at annual meeting. 

Objects : 
The advancement of the art and industry of 
British Film production. 

Mutual assistance and friendly intercourse. 

Qualificttion for Membership : 
Having had one full length film trade shown 
and election at a specially called meeting 
of whirh all members have had 14 days' notice. 



INCORPORATED SOCIETY OF MUSICIANS. 

(Representative of I he Musical Profession.) 

Established 1882. Incoktorated 1892. 

{Reconstituted 1938.) 

General Office: 19, Berners Street, London, 

W.i. 

Telegrams : Scherzo, Wesdo, London. 

Telephone : Museum 7877. 

General Secretary : Frank Fames. 
Officers, 1930 : 

President : Sir Hugh P. Allen, K.C.V.O., M.A., 
D.Mus., D.Litt., Hon. R.A.M. 
Past-President : Adrian C. Boult, M.A. 
President-Elect : John B. McEwen, M.A.. 

D.Mus., Oxon., F.R.A.M., F.R.C.M. 
Treasurer: Arthur W. Pollitt, D.Mus., 
Dunelm.L.R.A.M., A.R.C.M., A.R.M.C.M 

Executive Committee : 

Percy C. Buck, M.A., D.Mus. Oxon. 
Lewis Hann, A. R.A.M. 
Bernard Johnson, B.A., B.Mus. Cantab. 
E. Markham Lee, M.A.. D.Mus. Cantab. 
Ernest Read, F.R.A.M., F.R.C.O. 
E. Stanley Roper, M.A., B.Mus. 
Frederick G. Shinn, D.Mus. Dunelm, Hon . 
R.A.M., F.R.C.O. 

CINEMA ORGANISTS' SECTION. 

Objects : 

To improve the professional status of Cinema 
Organists ; to further their particular interests ; 
the improvement of facilities and conditions 
incidental to their calling, by all or any of the 
following : — ■ 

(a) To admit to membership professional 
Cinema Organists. 

(6) To afford mutual help (particularly to the 
provincial members) by exchange of ideas 
through the medium of the Society's monthly 
journal; and by periodical meetings both in 
London and the provinces. 

(c) To maintain a Register of vacant and new 
appointments ; to circulate the Register peri- 
odically to members and to supply on retjuest the 
list of members available to employers and organ 
builders. 

(d) To act as an advisory body with regard to 
improvements in the designing and construction 
of Cinema Organs. 

and by all other convenient means which will be 
of assistance to members in their professional 
work. 

Condition of Membership : 

"That the member's primary professional 
practice is or has been that of a Cinema Organist.' ' 

Apphcants must have held a post (or posts) 
as Cinema Organist for a minimum period of 
twelve months. 



lAICORPORATED SOCIETY OF AUTHORS 
PLAYWRIGHTS AND COMPOSERS. 

Offices : 
II, Gower Street, W.C.i. 

Secretary: D. Kiluam Roberts. 
Kinema Committee : 
Chairman : Edgar Jbpson. 
Arthur Applin. Douglas Furber. 

Victor Bridges. Selwyn Jepson. 

Kenelm Foss. Rafael Sauatini. 



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THE PERFORMINQ RIGHT 8O0IETY, 
LIMITED. 

Chatham House, 13, George Street, Hanove f 

Square, London, VV.i. 

Telephone : Mayfair 1 168-9 (Two lines). 

Telegrams : Phonorigiit, Wesdo London. 

Established to issue licences for the public 
performance of the Copyright Music it controls. 
The Copyright Act of 1911 prohibits such per- 
formance without the written permission of the 
Copyright Owners, and the Society's licence 
gives the permission required by the Act for 
about two million modem works in its repertoire, 
including those of the affiliated Societies of 
France, U.S.A., Italy, Germany, Austria, Spain, 
Sweden, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, Poland, 
Denmark, Roumania, Brazil, etc. 

THE FILM ARTISTES' GUILD. 

(Licensed Annually by the L.C.C.) 

Offices: 37, WarSour Street, London, W.i. 

Telephones : Regent 0436 and 4605 (Club). 

Founded 1927, the main object being the 
protection of bona fide film artistes and producers , 
and to generally improve existing conditions in 
studios and the film Industry. 

President: A. Coulson Gilmer. 
Vice-Presidents : 
Brian Aherne. Ian Hunter. 

Marie Ault. Robin Irvine. 

Annette Benson. Fewlass Llewellyn 

Jack Buchanan. John Longden. 

Lawson Butt. Gibb McLaughlin. 

Maurice Braddell. Haddon Mason 
Clive Brook Ivor Novello. 

Mary Brough. Stewart Rome. 

Ronald Colman. John Stuart. 

Ian Davison. Godfrey Tearle. 

Eve Gray. Jameson Thomas. 

Lilian Hall-Davis. Malcolm ToD. 
Forrester Harvev. Henry Vibart. 
Marjorie Hume. Henry Victor. 

Secretary : Rita Mark. 
Auditors : Lord Foster & Co. 
Bankers : Westminster Bank, Ltd. 
Hon. Solicitors : Sparks, Russell, Isard & Co. 
Hon. Medical Adviser: Dr. Jane Hawthorne, 

M.B., CH.B. 

Hon. Dental Surgeon: Frederick S. Glover, 

L.D.S. 



ELECTRICAL TRADES UNION. 

Registered Office : 11, Macaulay Road, Clapham, 
London, S.W.4. Lotidon Office: Rugby 
Chambers, 2, Chapel Street, W.C.i. Affiliated 
to the Trades Union Congress, the Labour 
Party, 

General Secretary : J. Rowan, J. P., 11, Macaulay 
Road, Clapham, London, S.W.4. 
Branches confined solely to Kinems 

Operators: — 

London, Aberdeen, Belfast, Birmingham, 
Brighton, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, 
Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle, Sheffield, 
Bolton, Bradford, Bristol, Cardiff, Hull, 
Leicester, Northampton, Nottingham, Oldham, 
Portsmouth. Southampton. 
London Cinema Operators Branch meets 

every Sunday morning at 11.30 a.m. at "The 

Blue Post," Edward Street, Wardour Street, 

W.I. 



MUSICIANS' UNION. 

London Office: 17, New Burlington Street 

Regent Street, London, W.i. 

Telephone : Gerrard 4486. 

General Secretary: E. S. Teale. 

London Branch Secretaries : VVm. Batten, Fort 

Greenwood. 

Registered Office : 

135, Moss Lane East. Moss Side, Manchester. 

Branches in most of the Important towns- 

This org.ioisation is a Trade Uaion composeil 

mainly of the members of Kinema. Theatre and 

Music Hall orchestras. 

VARIETY ARTISTES' FEDERATION. 

Founded 1906. 
Offices: 18, Charing Cross Road, V\.C.a. 

General Secretary : A. V. Drewe. 
Telephones : Temple Bar 6950 and 3052. 
Telegraphic Address : " Artifedera.Westrand." 

THE CINEMA VETERANS, founded in 1924 

Officers : 
Chairman: 1930-31, W. Day. 
Chairman-Elect: Jack Smith. 
Hon. Treasurer : R. W. Paul. 

Hoii, Organising Secretary : W. N. Blake, 
The Empire, Bedford. 
Committee : 
F. W. Baker. Will Barker. 

E. E. Blake. A. Cunningham. 
Will Day. W. Fearn. 

F. Griffiths. Cecil Hepwortii. 
Sir Wm. Jury. H. B. Kemplen. 
R. W. Paul. Matt Raymond. 
E. Rockett. Capt. J. Smith. 
E. G. Turner. A. J. Williamson. 

" A Cinema Veteran is one who was actively 
employed in the Cinema Industry in (or before) 
1903 and remained therein for a reasonable 
period." 

There is no entrance fee or subscription, but 
all applicants must submit their records of 
service, before acceptance, to the Committee and 
only those whose records are approved and 
confirmed are entitled to wear the Association's 
Badge. 

An Annual Re-Union Dinner is held in 
December each year. 

THE FILM TRANSPORTERS' ASSOCIATION 
OF GREAT BRITAIN. 

Offices : 

7, Wardour Street, London, W.i. 

Telephone: Regent 2181 

Chairman : Dr. W. Fowltcr Pettie. 

Secretary : Robert C. Palmer. 

Solicitor: Norman Hart, B.A. 

THE BRITISH BOARD OF FILM CENSORS. 

Offices : 
80-82, Wardour Street, London, W.i. 

Telephone : Recent 207O. 

President : 
The Rt. Hon. Edward Shortt, P.C, K.C. 



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FEDERATION OF BRITISH INDUSTRIES. 

(Film (iroup). 

linoiponitcd by Royal Charter. 

Offices : 

ToriiiLi. Street, Westminster, S.W. 

Telephone: Victoria 2861. 

Director: Sir Roland Nugent. 

Deputy Director: G. H. Locock, C.M.G. 

General Secretary : D. L. Walker. 

Objects : 

The F.B.I, exists to encourage and develop 
British manufacturers, and to safeguard the 
interests of British Manufacturers both at home 
and abroad. Nothing that concerns the welfare 
of British industry falls outside its scope. 

Special attention given to the encouragement 
of British film production, having regard to the 
recognised \'alue of the film as a medium for 
publicity. The F.B.I. .Series of Industrial Films 
deals with the staple industries of the country, 
and, as " interest " items in Kineinu programmes, 
are given world-wide distribution. 

THE COMMISSION ON EDUCATIONAL AND 
CULTURAL FILMS. 

(."Xpiiointed by the Conference of .Associations 
at their meeting held at Burlington House on 
November 27th, 1929.) 

Offices : 15, Taviton Street, Gordon Square, 
W.C.I. 

Telephone : Museum 2636. 

CONSTITUTION OF THE COMMISSION. 

Chairman : Sir Benjamin Gott. 

I'ice-Chairman : Professor J. L. Myres. 

Hon. Treasurer : F. A. Hoare. 

Joint Hon. Secretaries : 

J. W. Brown, A. C. Cameron. 

Assistant Secretary: J. Russell Orr. 

Members : 
A. R. Aiusworth, V. A. Bell, A. G. Church, 
M.P., E. Foxen Cooper, H. Warre Cornish, 
Dr. Winifred Cullis, E. Salter Davies, G. D. 
Dunkerley, A. E. Evans, St. John Ervine, J. 
Fairgrieve, Miss E. M. Fox, Lt.-Gen. Sir W. T. 
Furse, Sir Richard Gregorj', Miss G. E. Hadow, 
G. T. Hankin, Professor A. E. Heath, Sir Frank 
Heath, Sir Percy Jackson, M. Neville Kearney, 
Dr. C. W. Kimniins, R. S. Lambert, Dr. E. E. 
Lowe, Lt.-Col. J. M. Mitchell, J. F. Roxburgh, 
T. H. Searls, R. V. Vernon, J. L. Whytehead, 
H. Bruce Woolfe, Dr. B. A. Yeaxlee. 



SOCIETY OF MOTION PICTURE 
ENGINEERS. 

(London Section.) 
Secretary's Office: Gaisford House, Gaisfoku 
Street, Kentish Town, London, N.W.5. 
President (Parent Society, America) : 
J. I. Crabtree. 
Chairman (London Section): S. Rowson. 
Telephone: North 1957. 
Executive : 
S. RowsoN. .\. S. Newman, 

W. Vinten. a. J. Williamson,. 

W.Clark. P. Kimberlky (Treasurer). 

L. Eveleigh (Secretary). 

Formed as a Branch of the S.M.P.E. of 
.America, this organisation determined in 
December 1930 to disband, and to re-form as 
an independent unit. At the time of going 
to press the actual change had not taken place, 
but it was expected that the Executive de- 
tailed above would hold office in the new body. 

THE BRITISH ACTORS' EQUITY 
ASSOCIATION. 

Offices : 
7, Staple Inn Buildings, High Holbokn, 
W.C.i. 
Secretary (pro tem) ; Alfred M. Wall. 
Telephone ; Holborn 4792. 
Advisory Committee : 
Brian Aherne. A. BromleyDavenport. 

A. CouLsoN Gilmer. Lewin Mannering. 
Godfrey Tearle. Be.n Webster. 
J. Fisher White. Dame May Whitty. 
Trustees : 
Godfrey Tearle, J. Fisher White. 

GUILD OF BRITISH KINEMA 
PROJECTIONISTS AND TECHNICIANS. 

23, Rose St., Covent Garden, London,W C.2 
Telephone: Temple Bar 2189. 
Founded to uphold the status of Projectionists 
through efficiency and good service. 
President : 
S. T. Perry, Empire Theatre, Leicester 
Square, W.C.2. 
Vice-President : 
P. Pilgrim, RegalTheatre, Marble Arch,W.i 
General Secretary and Treasurer : 
C. Hartley Davis. 
Joint Treasurer : 
E. G. Lansdown, Plaza The.'VTre, Regent 
Street, S.W.i. 
The government of the organisation is by a 
Council of 20 members elected annually by the 
general members. 



EXHIBITORS PLEASE NOTE T^'::!is::'\i:r£si 

patronise road transport. Every Exhibitor has recollections of the 

difficulties experienced in the last Railway Strike. 

Obviate these and every other difficulty for all time by patronising 

Road Transport. Renters use Road Transport, thousands of Exhibitors 

use Road Transport. 

Exhibitors desiring to avail themselves of existing services can be 

provided with the necessary particulars of the facilities in their 

immediate neighbourhood by applying to : — 

FILM TRANSPORTERS ASSOCIATION OF GREAT BRITAIN 

7, WARDOUR STREET, LONDON, W.l. Telephone : Regent 2181 



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AMATEUR FILM SOCIETIES. 

London : 

Ace Movies (formerly Streathani Amateur 

Movie Makers), H. R. Hughes, Aspley Lodge , 

i3,Woodboume Avenue, Streatham.S.W.i6. 
Amateur Cinematographers' Association, A. E. 

Thorn, 17, Elm Gardens, W.6. 
Apex Motion Pictures, Louise E. Johnston 

(Secretary), 50, Harrington Square, N.W.i . 
Association of Women Clerks and Secretaries 

Film Society, Joan Dempster, Bank House , 

I, Churton iStreet, S.W.i. 
Camera Club (Cine Section), 17, John Street, 

Adelphi, W.C.2. 
Civil Ser\dce Cine Society, F. C. Grossman, 

17, Ocean House, Gt. Tower Street, E.G. 3. 
Finchley Film Society, Haythom, 19, Fairway, 

Southgate, N.14. 
Royal Photographic Society (Cine Group) , 

35, Russell Square, W.C. 
Society of Movie Picture Makers, P. Mac- 

namara, 1-5, Manette Street, Charing Cross 

Road, W.C.I. 
South London Amateur Film Society, Miss 

Lovell, 311, Trinity Road, Wandsworth 

Common, S.W.18. 
West Middlesex Amateur Cine Club, D. E. 

Wall, 82, Coldershaw Road, West Ealing, 

W.13. 

Provincial and Country : 

.Aberdeen Film Society, A. S. Henderson, 135, 

King Street, Aberdeen. 
Altrincham Garrick Society, W. Eric Landon , 
Green Bank, West Timperley, Manchester. 
Altrincham, Ronald Gow, County High School 

for Boys, Altrincham, Manchester. 
Banburv A.F.S., Norman Blinkhorn, South 

Bar, Banburv. 
Bedfordshire Amateur Cine Society, T. C. 
Dean, Upper Caldecot, Biggleswade, Beds, 
or, O. Watkin, Shorthead Street, Biggles- 
wade, Beds. 
Birmingham A.C.A., Mrs. Jeppie Milton, 18 

Regent Road, Handsworth, Birmingham. 
Blackburn A.F.S., F.C. Swarbrick, 103, Queens 

Road, Blackburn, Lanes. 
Bolton Amateur Film Society, S. Steele, 

" Bunibrae " Chorley New Road, Bolton. 
Burleigh Brooks Productions, Blackpool, 
Donald Thomley, " Wayside ", 28, Rose- 
bcrv Avenue, South Shore, Blackpool. 
Bristol A.F.S., W. H. J. Gwilliam, 8, Overndale 

Terrace, Downend, Bristol. 
Broralev Amateur Film Society, Norman 
Grout, Alpheton, Minster Road, Bromley, 
Kent. 
Cambridge, University Cinematograph Society , 

H. Farquhar, 4, New Square, Cambridge. 
Chatham A.F.S., F. W S. Sanders, 377, High 

Street, Chatham, Kent. 
Dennistoun A.P.S. (Cine Section), Hon. 

Secretary, 27, Hillfort Road, Glasgow. 
Eastbourne, A.P.A. (Cine Section), George 

Grimmond, 46, Mill Road, Eastbourne. 
Edinburgh A.P.A. (Cine Section), V. L. 
Alexander, 44, Granby Road, Edinburgh. 
Essex Films, L. W. Robins, 3, Derby Road, 

South Woodford, Essex. 
Folkestone, E. L. Shankland, " Mariners," 

Balfour Gardens, Folkestone. 
Manchester Film Society, Peter Le Neve 
Foster, i, Raynham .\venue, Didsbury, 
Manchester. 
Manchester Liberal Film Society, W. Daven- 
port Hachney, c/o The Manchester Liberal 
Federation, 36, King Street, Manchester. 



Merton Motion Pictures, Frank Bowden, 

Marten College, Oxford. 
Minehead Amateur Cine Players, J. H. Martin 

Cross, 23,The Avenue, Minehead, Somerset. 
Newcastle A.C.A., James Cameron, Bolbec 

Hall, Newcastle-on-Tyne. 
Newport, Mon., F. Miles, Dennington, Clytlard 

Crescent, Newport. 
Nottinghamshire A.C.A., Ken Burrows. 

St. Gluvais, Park Drive, Hucknall, Notts, 
O. F. Budina, 7, Peverall Park Road, 

Plymouth. 
Scottish A.C.A., 618, Eglington St. Glasgow. 
Sheffield Amateur Film Club, A. D. Hobson , 

65, Pringle Road, Millhouses, Sheffield. 
Sonodisc Productions, W. G. Bennett, 

" Salus " Speldhurst, Kent. 
Southend, J. F. Britton, 156, Hildaville Road 

WestclifiEe. 
Stockport Amateur Cine Players Club, H. W , 

Greenwood, "Penrhos," Beaufort Road. 

Ashton under Lyne, Lanes. 
Thanet A.C.A., H. Hirst, 5, High Street; 

Broadstairs. 
Wallington, Carshalton and Sutton Cine 

Society, C. W. Tomlinson, " Lucombe," 

Boundary Lane, Wallington, Surrey. 
Whitstable and Tankerton A.F.S., E. H. 

Ovenden, " Journey's End " Bradlesmere 

Road, Whitstable 
Wolverhampton A.F.S., L. B. Duckworth, 

3, Primrose Lane, Low Hill, Wolverhampton. 



THE OPTICAL SOCIETY. 

Founded Junk, 1899. 

Ogius : 

I, LowTHER Gardens, Exhibition Ro.\d, 

South Kensington, S.W.7. 

President: Frank Twyman, F.R.S. 

Hon. Secretary : 

VV. B. CouTTS, M.A., B.Sc, F.R.S.B., F.R.A.S 

(Business). 

Assistant Secretary: 
Dr, J. J. Hedges, B.Sc, F, Inst. P. 

THE LONDON POSTER ADVERTISING 

ASSOCIATION LIMITED. 

THE BRITISH POSTER ADVERTISING 

ASSOCIATION. 

Ogicet : 

48, Russell Square, W.C.r. 

Telephont : Museum 1485. 

Telegrams : Distiiene, Westcent, London. 

Secretary : Geo. F. Smith. 

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF THEATRICAL 
EMPLOYEES. 

Offices : 

34, Little Newport Street, London, W.C.2. 

Telegraphic Address : 

Stageland, Westrano, London. 

Telephone : Gerrard 5214. 

General Secretary : 

Hugh Roberts. 

Official Organ: "Amusement Workers' News." 

Af&liated to the Trade Union Congress 
London and Provincial Trades Council. 



LEGAL 
SECTION 



INDEX. 

Digest of Acts and Regulations affecting the 
Film Industry ... ... 


Page 
140 


Home Office Rtgulations, 1923 


155 • 


Cinematograph Films Act, 1927 


164 


In the Courts (Principal Law Cases of the 
Year) 


173 



140 The Kinematograph Year Booh. 

THE SOLICITOR SUMS UP 

The Eye of the Law on 1931 

by NORMAN HART, B.A. 

Solicitor to the C.E.A. 

DURING the year 1930 there has not been very much legislation affecting 
the Kinematograph industry, but in view of the Paisley disaster, 
there is no doubt that the Licensing Authorities all over the country 
have paid much more attention to seeing that conditions on Licences are 
duly observed, and in many places very stringent conditions have been 
imposed — conditions specially relating to precautions for the safety of 
children. 

A new regulation affecting licensed premises under the Cinematograph 
Act with regard to the attendance of children at kinemas has been made 
by the Home Secretary, and Regulation 3 of the Regulations of July 30, 1923, 
has been substituted by the following Regulation : — • 

" (3) (a). — In order to secure the safety of the audience, the licensee 
or some responsible person nominated by him in writing for the purpose 
shall be in charge during the whole time of any exhibition and he shall 
be assisted by a sufficient staff of attendants who shall be specially 
instructed by the licensee or such responsible person as to their respective 
duties, in particular in relation to the carrying out of the requirements 
of these regulations. 

" Where at any exhibition the majority of the persons attending 
are under fourteen years of age the number of attendants required 
by the foregoing paragraph shall be such as, to enable them effectivey 
to control the movements of the children whilst entering and leaving 
the premises and during the exhibition and to ensure the orderly and 
safe clearance of the hall in case of emergency. 

" All the attendants shall remain on duty during the whole time 
that the premises are open to the public. 

" (b) All persons responsible for or employed in or in connection 
with the exhibition shall take all due precautions for the prevention 
of accidents and shall abstain froni any act whatever which tends to 
cause fire and is not reasonably necessary for the purpose of the ex- 
hibition. 

" The licensee or the person nominated by him in writing as afore- 
said shall see that the operators and every other person who may be 
called upon to handle inflammable film within the building for any 
purpose are fully instructed as to the dangers arising from the use of 
inflammable film, the precautions to be observed to prevent the risk of 
ignition and the steps to be taken in the event of a film smouldering or 
catching fire." 
This regulation came into operation on the first day of July, 1930. 
Exhibitors should very carefully note the conditions on the licence when 
granted to them, and in case there are any conditions which they consider 
to be unfair or unreasonable, should at once get into touch either with mvself 
or with their local solicitor so as to know exactly their position and what 
they should do with regard to the acceptance of such conditions or what 
steps should be taken should they wish to contest the validity of such new 
conditions. 

With regard to the Cinematograph Films Act and the Quota, various 
prosecutions have taken place. Under Section 19, Sub-section (3) of that 
Act it stated that where any exhibitor fails to comply with the requirements 
of this part of this Act in respect of any theatre, he shall be guilty of an 
offence unless a certificate has been issued by the Board o jTrade, or unless 



Digest of Acts. 141 

lie proves to thic satisfaction of the Court that the reasons lor iiou-conipiiiince 
were reasons beyond his control, and sub-section (2) of Section 32 states that 
where compliance on the part of an exhibitor with the provisions of this A.ct 
as to quota was not commercially practicable by reason of the character o^ 
the British films available or the excessive cost of such films, non-comphance 
with these provisions on that ground should for the purpose of this Act be 
treated as due to reasons beyond his control. 

Despite these two sub-sections, various convictions have taken place. 
and one has found it very difficult to be able to convince the magistrates 
as to how far these sub-sections really extend. Exhibitors should bear in 
mind that when they are summonsed in respect of these quota prosecutions 
they must be able to show conclusively that in the first place they did 
everything in their power to try and get the films but without .success, or . 
that they could only get films which had already been shown in the district, 
which would mean that they would have to show them after they had been 
previously shown, which would not be in any way a commercial proposition, 
or that the prices asked for such films were, in view of the capacity of the 
theatre, excessive and far too much for the exhibitor to pay. 

One hopes, however, that in 1931 there will not be many of these quota 
prosecutions, as, of course, now more British films are available the difficulty 
of being able to get British films should be le.ssened. Exhibitors should 
bear in mind that for the year up to September, 30, 1931, the quota is now 
7^ per cent., as against the previous 5 per cent. One would advise any 
exhibitor who has received any complaint with regard to his quota to at 
once put himself into touch with the Board of Trade, inform them exactly 
as to his reasons for not being able to comply with the quota, and if the Board 
of Trade are satisfied that his reasons for non-compliance were reasons beyond 
his control, they will issue him a certificate to that effect, and he will by so 
doing avoid a prosecution. 

Talking Apparatus — ^the Position as regards Income Tax. 

With regard to the hiring and acquiring of talking apparatus machines, 
various questions have been asked me from time to time as to the position 
of the exhibitors in regard to Income Tax. I am not aware of there being 
any definite ruling on the point, but in my opinion, where the exhibitor 
never acquires any ownership in the apparatus and the payments are simply 
by way of rental, such payments could, I think, be charged against revenue. 
This might even apply where there is a single payment, provided that the 
contracts make it clear that such payment is by way of rent and it contains 
nothing to vest the absolute ownership in the exhibitor. 

On the other hand, if the apparatus is bought right out, even if the purchase- 
money is payable by instalments, and the apparatus eventually becomes the 
property of the exhibitor, then I do not think that such payments could 
be set off against revenue, but the position would be the same as in the case 
of ordinary hire-purchase agreement, where on the last payment the article 
becomes the property of the hirer absolutely. Under Rule 6, sub-sections (2) 
and (7) of the Income Tax Act, 1918, it states that (2) where machinery or plant 
is let to the person by whom the trade is carried on on the terms of his being 
bound to maintain the same and deliver it over in good condition at the 
end of the lease, the machinery or plant shall be deemed to belong to that 
person for the purpose of this rule, and (7) states that where application is 
made to the Commissioners of Inland Revenue for the alteration of the 
amount of any deduction for wear and tear, the Commissioners, unless they 
are of opinion that the application is frivolous or vexatious, shall refer the 
case to the Board of Referees, and that Board shall, if they are satisfied that 
the application is made by or on behalf of any considerable number of persons 
engaged in any trade or class of business, take the application into their 
consideration and dedermine the deduction to be allowed. 



145 The Kinematograph Year Booh. 

Gas Meters. 

Cases have arisen with regard to interfering with gas meters in theatres, 
and it should be borne in mind that under Clause 15 of the 1871 Gasworks 
Clauses Act " no consumer shall connect any meter with any pipe through 
which gas is supplied by the undertakers to such meter or disconnect any 
meter from any pipe unless he shall have given to the undertakers not less 
than twenty-four hours' notice in writing of his intention so to do, and if 
any person acts in contravention of this section he shall be liable for each 
conviction to a penalty not exceeding 40s." It will be noticed that the 
notice must be given in writing and, therefore, a mere verbal notice would 
not comply with the statute and would not release any person who might 
disconnect or interfere with the meter should proceedings be taken against him. 

Sunday Opening. 

One does feel that the opinion as regards the opening of kinemas on Sundays 
is becoming more favourable, and I cannot understand why there is still 
so rnuch feeling by a certain section of the community to the opening of 
kinemas on Sunday. It must be realised that there is a certain class of the 
community which must rely for its recreation and relaxation on Sundays on 
public facilities, and one fails to see how any better public facilities can be 
obtained than that obtained by means of the kinema. 

In view, however, of the opposition which still exists, one would advise 
exhibitors to make a point of attending on the annual licensing day in case 
any objection shovild be raised to the licence being renewed for Sundays, 
or other objection taken, so that they can be in a position either to ask for 
the application to be adjourned in order to enable them to be represented, 
or, alternatively, they themselves to appear in support of the application. 

It might be pointed out that the illegality under the Sunday 
Observance Act is not the opening of the kinema on Sundays, but 
the charge for admission. 

With regard to the London County Council and the amount payable to 
charities, slight changes have been made in the rules affecting the submission 
of accounts in respect of charity payments from Sunday performances. 
Rule 180, which deals with the matter, now reads as follows : — - 

" 180. — The rule now provides that a statement, certified by an 
independent auditor possessing professional qualifications, showing 
in detail receipts and expenses in connection with kinematograph enter- 
tainments held on Sundays, Christmas Day and Good Friday during a 
period of 12 months, or during such period as may be prescribed, shall 
be submitted to the Council ; that the statement shall show the actual 
receipts, including those from sales of chocolates, programmes, or from 
any other source, and, as far as possible, the actual expenses incurred 
in connection with the entertainments ; that in the case of rent, rates 
and other admissible items of expenditure, in respect of which the actual 
expenditure on Sundays, etc., is not ascertainable, the expenses shall 
be calculated as one-seventh of the total expenditure during the period 
for week-days and Sundays on the item concerned ; that if the leasehold 
or the freehold of the premises is held by the licensee, one-seventh of 
the ' gross value ' of the premises for rating purposes shall be included 
in lieu of rent ; and that overhead charges of the nature of fees and pay- 
ments, including those in respect of services rendered, to licensees and 
directors and/or licensees' and directors' wives, capital expenditure, 
rent of ' effects ' {e.g., furniture, machinery, fittings, etc., and apparatus 
other than talking picture apparatus), bank interest, debenture interest, 
depreciation of lease, secretary's salary, office expenses, interest on 
mortgage and legal expenses, shall not be admitted as chargeable as 
expenses." 



Digest of Acts. 143 

The Acts of Parliament and local bye-laws which relate to or 
affect the exhibition, storage or transit of kinematograph films are 
of paramount importance to the trade, and should be closely studied by 
all engaged Jin it. Below will be found a condensed digest of the 
principal regulations governing this industry. This has been prepared 
by a leading solicitor, who has explained the most essential points 
in a manner which will be readily understood by readers. 

[We accept no liability for any inaccuracy whish may appear 
in the following summary.) 

Revised by Norman Hart, Solicitor, Association. 

CINEMATOGRAPH ACT, 1909* 

All kinematograph exhibitions must be held at premises which are 
licensed (s. i). 

This Act was passed for making better provision for securing safety at 
kinematograph and other exhibitions. 

Under Clause i, provided premises comply with the regulations laid down 
by the Secretary of State, which are regulations dealing with the question of 
safety, nothing more is required. 

All premises must hold a licence where inflammable films are used. The 
Act contains no definition of the word " inflammable." 

Exceptions. — A licence is not necessary in the following cases : — 

(a) Where non-flammable films are used (as to whether a film is non- 
flammable or flammable is one of fact for the Justides to decide). 
(See Victoria Pier, Ltd. v. Reeves, 191 2, 28 T.L.R. 443 ; also see 
re Dickman and Moore, Times Newspaper, December 17, 191 2.) 
[Note. — If an exhibitor holds a licence for premises upon which 
he originally used inflammable films and decides in future to use 
non-flammable films only, he is still bound by the conditions on 
the licence granted although otherwise no licence would be 
necessary.) 

^b) For exhibitions in private dwelling-houses where the general 
public are not admitted whether on payment or otherwise. 
(Note. — A hospital has been held not to be a private house under 
Section 7 of the Act, for which a licence is required- — National 
Hospital for Paralysed and Epileptic Persons, Times, October 11, 
1913) 

(c) Where premises are only used occasionally and not more than 
six days in any one year. But in this case the occupier must — 

i. Give seven days' notice in writing to the Licensing 
Authority and the chief officer of police of the police area ; 
ii. Comply with the regulations as to safety ; 
iij. Comply with any conditions imposed in writing by the 
Licensing Authority. 

(-7) On premises used for the purpose of exhibiting films to bona fide 
purchasers — Att.-Gen. v. Vitagraph Co., 1915, C.H. 206. 



144 The Kinematograph Year Book. 

5. Movable Buildings or Structures, provided the owner 

(a) Has a licence in respect of the building or structure from the 
Licensing Authority for the district where he ordinarily resides. 

(6) Has given two days' notice in writing to the Licensing Authority 
for the district where the exhibition is to take place, and to the 
chief officer of police of the police area. 

Ic) Complies with any conditions imposed in writing by the Licensing 
Authority. 

REGULATIONS AS TO SAFETY. 

These are made by the Home Secretary (Act s. i) except in 
Scotland and Ireland, where the Secretaries for Scotland and Ireland 
respectively exercise this power (Act ss. 8 and 9). They are known 
as the Cinematograph Regulations 1910 (Statutory Rules and Orders 
[1910] No. 189) and 1913 (St. R. & O. [1913] No. 566). Every owner and 
manager of a kinema must make himself familiar with these regulations, 
which are binding, even if the conditions of the licence happen to be incon- 
sistent with them. 

LICENSING AUTHORITY. 

(i) England. — The Council of the County or County Borough, but as 
a rule these powers are, in the first instance at least, exercised by a com- 
mittee. Where the place is licensed by the Lord Chamberlain for stage 
plays, that official also grants kinematograph licences. 

The County or County Borough Council may delegate these powers to 
the local justices (Act s. 5). Licensing Justices sit as an administrative 
body, not as a Court of Summary Jurisdiction- — Huish v. Liverpool Justices, 
[1914] I K.B. 109. Therefore they have no power to state a case. Doubtful 
if any appeal of licensing authorities where a licence is refused without any 
reason. 

If reasons are stated and not been satisfactory or a proper hearing has 
not been given, proqgedings by way of mandamus should be taken to the 
Court of Appeal. A further appeal in such a case can be taken to the House 
of Lords, or proceedings might be taken in the King's Bench Division for a 
declaration that proposed conditions which the Licensing Authorities have 
decided to put upon licences are ultra vires and an injunction asked for to 
restrain the authorities from enforcing same. In cases before the Court of 
Summary Jurisdiction where the procedure is by way of case stated to the 
Divisional Court no further appeal is allowed. 

(2) Scotland. — The Council of the County or the magistrates of a 
royal parliamentary or police burgh. There is no power of delegation (Act 
s. 8). 

(3) Ireland. — The Council of the County or County Borough or Urban 
District or the Commissioners of the Town. There is no power of delegation, 
but a County Council may, in writing, authorise any officer of the Council 
to exercise any of the powers of the Act (Act s. 9). 

GRANT, RENEWAL AND TRANSFER OF LICENCES. 

Licences are normally for one year, but may be for shorter periods 
(Act s. 2 (2)). The Act makes no provision for granting provisional licences. 

For new grants or transfers seven days' notice in writing must be given 
to the Licensing Authority and to the chief officer of police of the police area, 
but no notice need be given in the case of a renewal (Act s. 2 (4)). 

Fees Payable. — One year's licence (grant or renewal), £1. Shorter 
periods, 5s. a month (but not to exceed ^fi for every year). Transfers, 59. 
(Acts. 2(5)). 

Licensees. — 'The Licensing Authority has a discretion (Acts. 2(1) (3) ), 
Where the refusal was based on the ground that several of the directors and 



Digest of Acts. 145 

the majority of the shareholders of the company in question were alien 
enemies, the refusal was upheld by the Court {Rex v. L.C.C. ex parte London 
and Provincial Electric Theatres [1915] 2 K.B. 466). 

Conditions. — Under Clause 2, Section i, Licensing Authorities have 
much further powers than those given under Clause i, as they can grant 
licences subject to such conditions as they may think fit in addition to the 
regulations of the Secretary of State as regards safety. The condition must 
be reasonable — L.C.C. v. Bermondsey Bioscope, 80 L.J.K. 1314. It has 
been argued on the words of the Act that these must be decided upon when 
the application for each licence is made, and not determined beforehand 
{e.g., most of the authorities issue a list of conditions which licensees must 
submit to), but this argument has not met with favour (see Rex v. Burnley 
Justices [1916], 32 T.L.R. at p. 696). 

Conditions or undertakings which have been upheld in the Courts 
include : 

Against opening on Sundays and Holy Days, even where non- 

infiammable films used {L.C.C. v. Bermondsey Bioscope Co. [1911] 

I K.B. 445 ; Ellis v. North Metropolitan Theatres[igie,^ 2 K.B. 61). 

Against showing any film to which the Authority objects {ex p. 

Stott[igx6\i K.B. 7) ; 

As to hours of opening and closing {Rexv. Burnley Justices, supra). 

Against showing any licentious or indecent film {Rex v. Burnley 

Justices, supra). 
There is a distinction between conditions and undertakings and a con- 
dition as to the admission of children has been held bad {Halifax Theatre do 
Luxe V. Gledhill [1915] 2 K.B. 49), but an undertaking of not so widespread a 
character relating to the same matter has been upheld {Rex v. Burnley Jus- 
tices, supra). 

Breach of a condition is an offence for which the licensee may be fined, 
and at once lose his licence ; breach of an undertaking may lead to refusal 
of renewal. 

A condition that no film can be shown if a specified number of justices 
object is void, as different groups may think differently {Rex v. Burnley Jus- 
tices, supra). 

Where the Licensing Authority enforce a condition that no film to which 
the Authority objects may be shown, the owner of the film is apparently 
without any adequate remedy {ex p. Stott [1916I i K.B. 7 ; Stott v. Gamble 
! 1916] 2 K.B. 504). 

A condition that no film be shown which has not been certified for public 
exhibition by the British Board of Film Censors is ultra vires, as it sets up in 
place of the Licensing Committee another Body whose ipse dixit should be a 
test of what might be exhibited. {Ellis v. Dubouski [1921] 3, K.B.D.). 

As to whether, therefore, the above conditions are intra vires is somewhat 
doubtful, and it might be argued that even if a film had not been censored and 
no notice given to the Local Licensing Authority, the only legal ground for 
proceeding against an exhibitor for showing the picture would be that of 
indecency. 

The argument was upheld in a summons brought against an exhibitor 
in the Midlands, by the Licensing Authority, on the condition that if it was 
desired to show a film that had not been passed by the Censor, three clear days 
notice must be sent to the Licensing Authority. 

Police Supervision. — Any police officer and any person authorised 
by the Licensing Authority may enter any premises (whether licensed or 
aot) where he has reason to believe that a kinematograph exhibition is being 
or is about to be given. A police officer needs no authority, and while there 
may pay attention to any other breaches of the law that he may suspect 
{McVittie v. Turner [1916] 85 L.J. K.B. 23). If anyone prevents or obstructs 
him, the offender is liable to be fined up to ;^20 (Act s. 4). 

A Constable without consent is not entitled to take away a piece of a 
film for the purpose of testing whether it is inflammable or non-flammable. 



146 The Kinefnatogtaph Year Book. 

PENALTIES. 

Besides the ofEence just mentioned, the owner of a kinematograph 
or other apparatus who uses it or allows it to be used in contra- 
vention of the Act or the Regulations or the conditions of the licence, and 
the occupier of premises who allows them to be used in contravention of the 
same, may be fined up to ;^2o, and in the case of a continuing offence, ^5 a 
day, and the licence may be revoked on conviction (Act s. 3). Th3 manager 
of a kinema owned by a company is not an occupier, and cannot be summoned 
as such (Bruce v. McMaines [1915] 3 K.B. i). 

A kinematograph licence does not authorise musical accompaniments 
A music licence is not necessary where music is subsidiary to the picture. — 
See Hallinan, 73 J.P.N. 458. 

Theatre and Music and Dancing Licences may also be necessary. 
Theatre Licences for Stage Plays are obtained from the Lord Chamberlain 
in London, and from the justices elsewhere. Music and Dancing Licence 
are granted by the County and County Borough Councils, who can delegate 
this power to the local justices. 

Music and Dancing Licences in London are governed by the Music Hall 
rtCt, 1 75 1. In Middlesex, by the Music and Dancing Middlesex Act, 1894. 
In other areas beyond 20 miles from the Cities of London and Westminster 
under the Public Health Acts (Amendment Act), 1890, Sec. 4. Music Licences 
are renewable only once each year. They may contain conditions (in view 
of the section of the Public Health Act), different to the conditions of a kine- 
matograph licence, as that act does not apply to Music and Dancing Licences, 
In London, Music and Dancing Licences are governed by the Music Halls Act, 
1751. A Music and Dancing Licence does not authorise stage plays, nor does 
a Theatre Licence, under the Theatre Act, 1843, include Music and Dancing. 

CHILDREN. 

Where an entertainment is given for children [i.e., under four- 
teen), or the majority of persons present are children, and their number 
exceeds one hundred, and access to any part of the building is by stairs. 
then it is the duty of the occupier (if he is paid) and of the person giving the 
entertainment (in any case) to see that an adequate number of adult atten- 
dants are present to prevent overcrowding in any part, to control the move- 
ments of the audience when entering and leaving, and also to take all reasonable 
precautions for safety. Police officers have the right of entry. The penalty 
/or a first offence is up to £^0, for a second or subsequent offence up to ^100, 
and any licence held in respect of the building may be revoked (Children 
Act, 1908, s. 121). The kinematograph licence is not mentioned. -as it had 
not come into existence at that date. 

The Employment of Children Act, 1903, s. i, enables local authorities 
to make bye-laws relating to the employment of children (i.e., under fourteen), 
and many of them have exercised this power. A licensee should enquire 
at the council offices whether the local authority of his district has made 
any bye-law affecting him [e.g., as to programme, sweet, or cigarette sellers, 
etc.). 

No child (under sixteen) employed half - time in a factory 01 
workshop may be employed elsewhere (Act 1903, s. 3 (3)), nor may any 
child be employed oefore six a.m. or after nine p.m., unless the local bye-laws 
allow it (Act 1903, s. 3 (i)). The fine is up to 40s. for a first offence, and Is 
afterwards (Act 1903, s. 5 {\)\. 



Digest of Acts. 147 

By the Royal assent liav ug oeen given to the Shops Hours of Closing 
Act 1928, patrons can buy tobacco, matches, table waters, sweets, choco- 
lates or other sugar confectionery or ice-cream at any time during perform- 
ances in any Theatre, Kinema, Music Hall or other similar place of entertain- 
ment so long as the sale is to bona-fide members of the audience and not on 
a part of the building to which other members of the public have access. 

This does away with the ban put upon Kinemas by D.O.R.A. some 11 year? 
ago. 

OTHER LEGISLATION. 

Houses (Additional Powers) Act, 1919. 

Gives powers to Councils to make orders prohibiting the construction of 
works or theatres on grounds that the production of dwelling accommodation 
is likely to be delayed by a deficiency of labour or materials arising out of the 
employment of labour, or material in the construction of such works or build- 
ings. Any person aggrieved by such an order of prohibition can appeal, 
subject to the rules of procedure set down by the Ministry. A Tribunal of 
Appeal can be set up under this Act to hear appeals against any such Order. 

Licensing (Consolidation) Act, 1910. 

Where it is desired to sell intoxicating liquors by retail on the premises, a 
Licence must be obtained. 

Refreshment Houses Act, i860. 

Any House, Room or Building can be opened for Public resort and enter- 
tainment between 10 p.m., and 5 a.m., but if not being licensed for beer, wina 
and spirits, must take out a Refreshment House Excise Licence. 

Sunday Observance Act, 1781. 

Any house opened for Public amusement or debate on a Sunday to which 
persons shall be admitted by payment of money shall be deemed a Disorderly 
House — Penalty £200 for every Sunday opened. (Note) — If a reasonable 
number of persons are admitted free there is no offence under the Act in 
making a charge for a reserved seat ; it will be noted that the act speaks of 
admission, not to a seat, but to the entertainment. 

Finance Act, 1920. 

This was an Act passed to grant certain duties to Customs and Inland 
Revenue, to alter other duties and to amend the law relating to Customs 
and Inland Revenue and the National Debt and to make further provision in 
connection with finance. 

Home Counties, Music and Dancing Licecnes Act. 1926 

This was an Act passed to amend the law as regards Music and Dancing 
Licences in parts of certain Home Counties and in certain County Boroughs 
adjacent thereto. It gave powers to the Council to grant Licences for any 
period not exceeding 13 months to such persons as they thought fit. 

Under this Act the Council can delegate all or any of its powers to a Com- 
mittee consisting wholly or partly of members of the Council. 

Unemployment Insurance Act, 1920 

was an act passed to amend the Law in respect of Insurance against 
Unemployment. All persons of the age of 16 and upwards who are 
engaged in employment as specified by the Act shall be insured against 
unemployment in manner provided by the Act. 

Trade Unions and Trade Disputes Act, 1927 

amends the law relating to Trade Disputes and Trade Unions and regulates 
the position of Civil Servants and persons employed by public authorities in 
respect of membership of trade unions and similar organisations and to 
extend section 5 of the Conspiracy and Protection of Property Act 1875 



148 The Kinemaiograph Year Book. 

1923. New Regulation unuek Cinematookapji Act, 1909. 

E.vhibitors should always keep a copy of these regulations by tliem as 
they take the place of the previous regulations dated 18th February, 1910, 
and 20th May. 1913. 

1921. The Entertainments Duty Regulations 

are regulations made by the Commissioners of Customs and Excise under 
Section 2 of the Finance New Duties) Act, 1916, for securing the payment of 
Entertainments Duty. 

The points to be noted are that the price of admission must be printed on 
the tickets, Adhesive stamps are not to be issued except upon the tickets. 
No tickets other than stamped tickets to be issued on payment made for 
admission. Tickets and stamps to be issued undefaced and defaced sub- 
sequently. No Government ticket is to be used for admitting more than 
one person. (Note : Arrangements approved by the Commissioners can be made 
for providing returns of payments for admission to an entertamment.) 

The Employment of Children 

in entertainments, Statutory Rules and Orders 1920, No. 21. 

An application for a license to enable a child to take part in an entertain- 
ment or series of entertainments must be made in writing to the Local Edu- 
cational Authority signed by the parent and the employer of the child in 
the form contained in the first schedule thereto, together with the necessary 
documents. 

Under this rule the term " parent " includes guardian and every person 
who is liable to maintain or has actual custody of the child. 

The Factories Bill, 1920. 

This Bill abolishes the distinction between factories and workshops and 
between textile and non-textile factories, and employs only the one word 
" Factory." 

Landlord and Tenant Act, 1927. 

This Act came into force on the 25th March of this year. It provides 
{inter alia) for compensation for improvements and compensation for loss 
of goodwill. 

Cinematograph Films Act, 1927, 

being an Act to restrict blind booking and advance booking of Cine- 
matograph films, and to secure the renting and exhibition of a certain 
proportion of British films and for purposes connected therewith. The Act is 
printed in extenso at the end of this section. 

The Factory and Workshop Act, 1901. 

Under Section 20 of this Act electrical stations are defined as any premises 
or that part of any premises in which electrical energy is generated or trans- 
formed for the purpose of supply by way of trade or for the hghting of any 
street, &c. 

This section therefore brings a cinema which generates its own energy 
under the above Act, and therefore the requirements of the above Act must 
be complied with. 

The Rating and Valuation Act, 1925, 

was passed {inter alia) to define what machinery and plant was deemed 
to be part of the hereditament for rating purposes. 

The Rating and Valuation Act, 1928, 

was an Act passed to extend to the Administrative County of London 
the provisions of the Rating and Valuation Act 1925 with respect to the 
valuation of hereditaments containing machinery and plant and to make 
temporary provision with respect to the deduction to be made in ascertaining 
the rateable value — to amend Sections 11 and 37 and the 4th and 5th 
Schedules of the 1925 Act and to provide for the tenant decisions on points 
of law with a view to securing unifonnity in valuation. 



Digest of Acts. 149 

The Rating and Valuation (Apportionment) Aci , 1928, 

was aa Act passed to make provision with a view to granting of relief from 
rates in respect of certain classes of hereditaments to be affected and the 
apportionment in Valuation Lists of the net annual value of such heredita- 
ments according to the extent and user thereof for various purposes, 

Section 3, sub-section 1 of this Act contains provisions as to " Industrial 
Hereditaments." " Industrial Hereditament " has been defined to mean 
a hereditament occupied and used as a mine or mineral railway or as a fac- 
tory or workshop. A hereditament though part of it may be in law a 
" factory " or " workshop " is not to be treated as an Industrial hereditament 
if the premises as a whole are not prnnarily used for the purposes of a factory 
or workshop. 

With regard to the position of a Kinematograph Theatre, in view of the 
fact that the premises are not used priinarily for the purposes of a factory 
or workshop I do not consider it comes under the heading of " Industrial 
Hereditament " and therefore does not appear to be entitled to " relief " 
as an " Industrial hereditament." 

The Rating and Valuation (Apportionment) Act Rules, 1928, made by the 
Minister of Health under section 58 of the Rating and Valuation Act, 1925, 
and of the Rating and Valuation (Apportionment) Act, 1928, prescribes the 
forms of notices, claims and lists to be used for the purposes of the first 
Schedule to the last mentioned Act and the dates to be observed in con- 
nection with the preparation and approval of lists under that Schedule. 

The list of valuations is deposited by the Rating Authorities at the office 
of the Authority and any person aggrieved can object to the assessment 
within 25 days of the deposit of the Valuation List. Forms of objection 
can be obtained from the Rating Authorities, and the forms should contain 
every possible ground for complaint. One person can object to another 
person's assessment on the ground that it is too low, and in such a case the 
occupier is entit'ed to receive notice from the Assessment Committee of the 
objection. 



FILMS— MANUFACTURE AND STORAGE. 

There is no general legislation upon this matter, but there are local 
statutes and orders. 

(i) London County Council (Celluloid) Act, 1915 ; Glasgow 
Celluloid Act, 1915. These Acts came into force on April ist, 1916 (with 
certain exceptions), and are in practically identical terms. They deal with 
celluloid and other substances and kinematograph films. They deal with 
three classes of buildings : (a) Raw Celluloid Factories ; {b) Celluloid Fac- 
tories ; and (c) Celluloid Stores. 

(a) Raw Celluloid Factories, i.e., places where celluloid and similar 
substances are made. The site and construction of each factory 
must be approved by the Council, and the factory must be main- 
tained substantially as approved (London Act, s. 3). 

(6) Celluloid Factories, i.e., places where celluloid or kinematograph 
film is subjected to manufacturing process. Such a factory 
must not be beneath or below the level of other parts of the same 
building used for residential purposes. The Council may dis- 
pense with this duty in the case of a building so used before April 
ist, 1916. Proper means of escape from fire must be provided 
unless the premises are already under the Dangerous Trade 
Regulations (Factory Act, 1901). The Council may dispense 
with these requirements in any case where it judges them to be 
unnecessary (London Act, ss. 5 and 6). 



150 The Kinematograph Year Book. 

{:) Celluloid Stores, i.e., places where for sale, hire, or pro&t, either 
(a) kinematograph film is kept or stored in quantities exceeding 
20 reels or 80 lbs., or, where smaller quantities are kept, etc., unless 
the reels are kept in separate closed metal boxes or (b) unmanu- 
factured celluloid is kept in quantities exceeding 112 lbs. weight. 
These stores must be registered with the Council (from whom 
forms can be obtained). The registration fee is los. 6d. (London 
Act, s. 4). The same provisions apply to stores as to factories 
under head (6), but the Council has no power to dispense with 
any of the requirements as unnecessary (London Act. s. 7). 
Where buildings were before the Act partly used as a celluloid factory 
or store and partly for other purposes, and film is used or handled therein, 
then, if the Council requires structural alterations before giving any consent, 
the owner of the building must be notified, and, if the Council requires as a 
condition the provision of means of escape from fire, the person using the 
building must be notified. In each case if the person notified objects to 
the requirement, he can claim arbitration (London Act, s. 9). 

Once the consent or approval of the Council is obtained, no further request 
can be made unless the conditions materially change (London Act, s. 11). 

The elaborate provisions as to storage of celluloid and celluloid film 
do not come into operation until the Defence of the Realm Regulation is 
revoked (London Act, s. 12) . In Glasgow they came into force on January ist. 
1917. 

If anyone affected by a decision of the Council objects to it, he has an 
appeal to a Police Magistrate (London Act, s. i.^). 

The Council may appoint officials who have power to enter any premises, 
take samples, and have them analysed (London Act, s.21). 

The general procedure for infringing the Act is a prosecution with a 
maximum penalty of /20 and ;^io a day if the offence is continuing (London 
Act, s. 2), but in the case of selling film to a person apparently under sixteen 
without a written order from a responsible person, the penalty is up to £2 
for the first offence ; £5 for the second ; and £1 o for the third and later 
offence (London Act, s. 24). 

These Acts do not apply to Theatres, Music Halls and Kinemas (London 
Act, s. 25), nor to films, etc., while in transit on railways (London Act, s. 30). 
(2) Defence of the Realm Regulation 35. — No person may have 
in his possession, or in premises in his occupation or under his control, any 
celluloid or film exceeding the prescribed amount without a permit. The 
police are charged with the duty of enforcing the regulation, and may enter 
premises and may remove and destroy any celluloid or film found there without 
a permit or in breach of the terms of the permit. 

Orders under this Regulation have been made as to Birmingham, Leeds, 
London, and Nottingham. The London Order is the only one referring to 
celluloid ; and allows 112 lbs. to be kept without a permit. The requirements 
as to permits are expressed not to apply to kinemas or to factories which are 
under the Dangerous Trade Regulations (Factory Act, 1901). 

TRANSIT BY RAIL. 

Railway Regulations in regard to Film Boxes. — ^The specification 
of the Railway Clearing House ot the type of metal boxes required by the 
Railway Companies to be used for the transit of films is as follows : 

Boxes must be rectangular, wood-lined cases, to hold not more than six 
films and measure not more than 14J inches outside either way. They must 
be made of galvanised iron of not less thickness than .022 of an inch (No 25. 
B.G.) for the small one and two film cases, and not less than .028 of an inch 
(No. 23 B.G.) for the larger sizes (three to six film cases). 

All the corners of the sides and bottom must be strengthened by folding 
seams, the top of the body haviflff wired edges turned inwards. The hinged lid 



Digest of Acts. 151 

must be turned down all round for a depth of one and a quarter inches. It 
must fit over the body ot the case and have wired edges turned outwards. It 
must be attached to the body by two strong hinges, firmly riveted to both 
body and lid, and fastened by stout wire hasps fitting over iron staples riveted 
to the front of the case. Each hasp and staple must be locked, either by pad- 
lock or by a spring safety hook, permanently to the staple by a short length 
of stout chain. Cases for one and two films need only have one clasp and 
staple fastening ; other sizes must have two. 

Other conditions are that a thin metal label frame, open at the top, 
must be riveted to the case in such a position that the top edge of the label 
frame is covered by the lid when closed ; all the boxes must be completely 
lined with plain wood of half-inch thickness fastened by rivets to the lid and 
body of the case ; the following words must be painted in black on the lid : 
" Cinema Films," in one-inch block letters, and " Keep in a cool place," 
in letters five-eighths of an inch depth. No other lettering must appear 
on the lid. The name and address of the owners may be painted on the 
sides or ends, and the cases must be unpainted. 

IMPORTS AND EXPORTS. 

(i) Export. — Under the Customs (Exports Restrictions) Acts, 1914 
and 1915, orders have been made totally prohibiting the export of celluloid, 
celluloid sheft which is non-inflammable, and similar transparent material 
not soluble in lubricating oil, petrol or water, and kinematograph film. 

Licences can, however, be obtained from the War Trade Department 
through the British Board of Film Censors, and general licences can be 
obtained under certain conditions which must be strictly complied with. 
All applications for licences and information should be made in the first 
instance to the British Board of Film Censors. 

2) Imports. — The import of films is affected in three ways : 

(a) Copyright. 

(b) Customs Duty. ' ~ 
{c) Restriction of Imports. 

(a) The owner of British copyright may notify the Customs that he 
objects to copies made out of the United Kingdom of his work 
which would be an infringement if made here, being imported. 
The Customs make regulations dealing with this matter, and 
breach of the prohibition leads to forfeiture and destruction of 
the offending copies. 

(b) The duty on imported films is as follows : Rate per foot of the 
standard width, if inches : Blank fiJm (also called raw film or 
stock), sd. ; positives, i.e., films ready for exhibition, id. ; nega- 
tives, i.e., films containing a photograph from which positives 
may be prepared, 5d. They can be placed in bond. 

(r) Imported films must comply with the regulations for railway 
transit. 

ENTERTAINMENTS TAX. 

For tax purposes an " entertainment " includes any exhibition, per- 
formance, amusement, game, or sport to which persons are admitted for 
payment. Admission to the place where the entertainment is held is suffi- 
cient, otherwise tax could be evaded by charging admission and giving a 
free show. If there is an additional charge to go to another part of the 
premises, tax is levied on both charges. The pro])rietor for this purpose 
includes the person responsible for the management. The rates are : 



152 



The Kinematograph Year Buvk. 



Up to 6d. 


there is no 


Tax. 






Exceedir 


g 6d. but not exceeding 


7d. 


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7d. 






8d. 


^^ 


8d. 








I /I 


,, 


I /I 








1/3 


,, 


1/3 








2/- 


,, 


2/- 








3/- 


,, 


3/- 








5/- 


,, 


5/- 








7/6 


,, 


7/6 








IO/6 


,, 


IO/6 








15/- 



Tax. 

s. d. 

I 

2 

3 

4 
6 

9 
I o 

1 6 

2 O 

Exceeding 15 /- . « /- for the first 15 /-, and 6d. for every 5 /- or part of 5 /- 
over 15/-. 

Thus, if the charge is £1, the tax is 2/6. If it is £1 ids., the tax is 3 /6" 
The Entertainments Tax is an excise tax and is managed and collected by 
the Commissioners of Customs and Excise. 

Admission can only be given by ticket stamped with a mark denoting 
that duty has been paid, or in special cases, if the Commissioners approve, 
through a barrier which automatically registers the numbers admitted. 
But the proprietor can make arrangements with the Commissioners dispensing 
with these conditions on the terms of furnishing certified returns at stated 
times and giving security for due payment of the dut5^ Penalty for breach : 
Proprietor, ^^50 and duty ; Person admitted, ;^5. Special provision is made 
for lump sum payments in the case of clubs or societies, or in the case of season 
tickets or tickets for a series of entertainments. 

Duty is not payable where the Commissioners are satisfied : 

(a) That the proceeds are devoted to philanthropic or charitable 
purposes without deduction of expenses, or 

. {b) That the entertainment is wholly educational ( in case of difference 
the Board of Education decides) ; or 

{e) That the entertainment is for children only, and the charge is 
not more than one penny per person ; or 

(d) That the entertainment is provided for partly educational or 
partly scientific purposes by a society, and not run for profit ; or 

(e) That it is provided by or on behalf of a school or educational 
institution if the school or institution is not run for profit, and the 
entertainment is provided solely for promoting some object of the 

;" school or institution, and that all the persons who are performers 
are under sixteen and are scholars or ex-scholars of the school 
or institution. 

In the case of a charity performance where the whole of the expenses 
are deducted, but do not exceed 20 per cent, of the receipts, the duty is 
repaid to the proprietor. 

Any officer of excise authorised to do so may enter a place of entertain- 
ment and any person who prevents or obstructs him is liable to a fine up to 

/20. 

The Commissioners can make regulations, any breach of which entails 
an excise penalty of £50, and they may make arrangements whereby the 
local authority (county, borough, or urban district council), or the police 
may exercise all or any of the powers of the Commissioners as to this duty. 
The law is contained in the Finance (New Duties) Act, 191 6, ss. i and 2, and 
the Finance Act. 1916, s. 12, 



Digest oj Acts. 153 

COPYRIGHT. 

Under the Copyright Act, rgii, the owner of a literary or dramatic 
work has the sole right to make a kinematograph film or other contrivance 
by which the same may be mechanically performed, and to authorise such 
acts. Before the Act it was held that there was no such right {Karno v. 
Pat he Ffc-res, loo L.T. 260). 



Infringement is doing without the owner's consent anything which 
conflicts with the owner's rights. It includes selling, or letting for hire, or 
by way of trade exposing or offering for sale or hire, or by way of trade 
exhibiting in public or importing for sale or hire any work which infringes 
copyright or would do so if the work had been made in the country where 
infringement takes place. It also includes the case of a person who, for his 
private profit, permits a theatre or place of entertainment to be used for the 
public performance of a work without the owner's consent unless the person 
so doing was not aware and had no reasonable ground for suspecting that it 
was an infringement. 



Copyright lasts during the life of the author and fifty years after his 
death. In the case of photographs, it is fifty years from the making of the 
original negative. All transfers or licences must be in writing and signed 
by the owner or his agent. The author cannot assign his copyright for 
onger than twenty-five years after his death. 



A compulsory licence can be obtained twenty-five or thirty years after 
the author's death, but this provision cannot apply before 1936 at the earliest. 
The Privy Council has the power to grant a compulsory licence at any time 
after the author's death if it is proved that the work has been published or 
performed in public, and the present owner of the copyright has refused to 
allow republication, etc., so that the work is in effect withheld from the 
public. 



An employee or apprentice does not acquire the copyright in work he 
does for his employer. Where a photograph is taken at the order of the 
sitter, who pays for it, he, and not the photographer, is the owner. It is a 
criminal offence to infringe copyright knowingly, and the offender is liable 
to a fine up to 40s. for every copy, but not more than ;^5o for any one trans- 
action. In the case of second or subsequent offences, the justices can send 
the offender to prison for two months without the option of a fine, and in 
all cases may order the copies to be destroyed. No criminal charge under 
the Act can be brought more than six months after the act complained of. 
In civil proceedings the usual remedy is an injunction, but the defendant is 
also liable for damages unless he proves not merely that he did not know of the 
copyright, but also that he had no reasonable grounds for suspecting its 
existence. For example, if a kinema proprietor hires a film to show at one 
hall, he is liable for damages if he shows it at any other place {Penning Film 
Service v. Wolverhampton, etc.. Cinemas [1914] 3 K.B. 1171). Where the 
alleged infringement is such that the Court would not protect it as an original 
work [e.g., on the ground of indecency), the owner of the copyright cannot 
sue under the Act, but can claim damages for defamatory representation of 
kis work [Glyn v. Western Feature Film Co. [1916] i Ch. 261). The proper 
way to prove a film is to call someone who has seen it shown and not to pro- 
duce the film unless some point turns on the film itself. 



154 The Kinematograph Year Book. 

LOCAL GOVERNMENT BOARD REGULATIONS. 

The Local Government Board have power under Section 130 of Pubhc 
Health Act, 1875, and amendments to issue regulations with a view to pre- 
venting the spread of any epidemic or infectious disease. Regulations known 
as the Public Health (Influenza) Regulations, 191 8, were issued by the Local 
Government Board under general orders dated November 18 and 22, 1918 : — 

1. Limiting the time of entertainment to not more than 4 hours 
consecutively. 

2. An interval of not less than 30 minutes between any two 
entertainmen ts . ■ 1 

3. During such interval the place to be effectually and thoroughly 
ventilated, the penalty for breach not exceeding ;^ioo, and in case of 
a continuing offence to a further penalty not exceeding ^50 for every 
day which the offence continues. 

4. No children to be admitted to exhibitions where public 
elementary schools in the district have been temporarily closed. 
Notice must be given to the proprietor, otherwise regulation not 
effective. 

These restrictions can be relaxed by any local authority upon such 
conditions as they may determine on the advice of their Medical Officer for 
Health. They do not concern the Licensing Authorities, who have no power 
to deal with such restrictions. 

For removal of regulations application should be made to the District 
or Urban Council of the place where the theatre is situated. 

[These regulations have been rescinded. Attempts are being made to make 
them conditions on kinematograph licences, but it is doubtful whether such con- 
ditions are " intra vires.''''] 

THE CELLULOID ACT. 

An Act known as " The Celluloid and Cinematograph Film Act 
OF 1922 " has been passed to make better provision for the prevention of 
lire in premises where raw celluloid or kinematograph films are stored or used. 
The purposes to which this Act applies are : — • 
(i) The keeping or storing of raw celluloid — 

(a) In quantities exceeding at any one time one hundredweight ; or 
(fc) In smaller quantities unless kept (except when required to be 
exposed for the purpose of the work carried on in the premises) 
in a properly closed metal box or case ; and 
(2) The keeping or storing of kinematograph film — 

(a) In quantities exceeding at any one time twenty reels or eighty 

pounds in weight, or 
(fc) In smaller quantities unless each reel is kept (except when re- 
quired to be exposed for the purpose of the work carried on in the 
premises) in a separate and properly closed metal box or case : — 
Provided that : — 

i. For the purpose of this Act, kinematograph film shall 
be deemed to be kept in any premises where it is tempor- 
arily deposited for the purpose of examination, cleaning, 
packing, re-winding or repair, but celluloid or kinemato- 
graph film shall not be deemed to be kept or stored in any 
premises where it is temporarily deposited whilst in the 
course of delivery, conveyance or transport ; and 
ii. The provisions of this Act shall not, except in the cases 
referred to in paragraphs (c), [d) and {e) of sub-section 
(1) of section one thereof, apply to premises to which the 



Digest of Acts. 155 

Factory and Workshop Acts, 1901 to 1920 appjy. Nor 
do the provisions of this Act apply to premises licensed 
under the Cinematograph Act, 1909. It should be pointed 
out, however, that under this Act any Officer duly 
authorised by a local authority may at any time take 
for analysis sufficient samules of any material which he 
•iuspects to be or to contain Celluloid. 



HOME OFFICE REGULATIONS, 1923. 

The 1923 Regulations under the Cinematograph Act. 1909 are some- 
what important, and have been somewhat amended from their original form,- 
owing to various meetings that took place between the Sub-Committee of the 
C.E.A. and the Home Office. 

The Regulations took the place of previous Regulations of February 18, 
1910 and May 20, 191 3. The Regulations must be exhibited in the enclosure 
and easily accessible to operators. They are dated July 30, 1923, and operate 
from that date, but they would not affect any licence for the period for which 
it was granted, though, of course, when the same is renewed the new conditions 
will appear. 

, As regards clause 4, " Fire Appliances " footnote should be noticed, 
as it lays down that a fireman need not be employed exclusively in taking 
charge of the fire appliances. He must not, however, be given other work 
during an exhibition which would take him away from the building or other- 
wise prevent him from being immediately available in case of danger or 
alarm of fire. 

As regards No. 5, " Smoking," it should be observed that notices stating 
that smoking is prohibited shall be kept posted in the enclosure and film 
room or anywhere where films are stored, wound or repaired. 

As regards No. 7, relating to enclosure, fire-resisting material now includes 
teak or oak not less than two inches thick. 

With regard to clause 7," Enclosures," Sec. 8, it will be noticed that in 
case of need the enclosure may be left for a short period in charge of a com- 
petent assistant over 16 years of age. 

As to what is the exact definition of a " competent operator," one does 
not know, but apparently it can be taken to mean that an operator who can 
satisfactorily operate would come within the definition of a " competent 
operator." 

With regard to clause 13, " Lighting," it should be pointed out that if 
the general lighting is by electricity the safety lighting shall be by (a) 
electricity from another source {h) gas or (c) oil or candles 

One does not take this to mean that the safety lighting, if electricity, 
shall be taken from an entirely different supply, but merely that there shall 
be primary and secondary lighting installed in the building, the intention, of 
course, being that should the electric light supply be temporarily interrupted, 
the theatre will not be put into darkness. 

Clause 14, on " Electrical Installation," it should be noticed that the 
Wiring Rules of the Institution of Electrical Engineers apply, a copy of 
which can always be obtained from Odhams Press Ltd., Technical Book 
Dept., 85, Long Acre, London, W.C.2. Price 1/2 post free. 

It should be observed that Sections A, E, F and G of these Regulations do 
not apply to wiring in existence before July 30, 1923, except in the event of 
such wiring being altered or renewed. 

With regard to clause 15, it should be noticed that the requirements in 
paragraphs C, D M and N shall not apply to apparatus in use before the date 
of these Regulations, and the requirements in paragraphs E, G, I, J and K do 
not apply until July 29, 1925, except in the event of the apparatus being 
renewed or materially altered. — Norman Hart. 



156 The KincmalograpJi Year Book. 

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS, 1923, No. 983. 

[Regulations, dated July 30, 1923, made by the Secretary of State 
UNDER the Cinematograph Act, 1909 (9 Edw. 7, c. 30).] 



PART I.— GENERAL. 
Definitions. 
I. — In these Regulations — 

a) The word " building " shall be deemed to include any booth, tent or similar structure. 

(b) The expression " new building " means a building newly erected or adapted after the date 

on which these regulations come into force for the purpose of cinematograph exhibitions. 

(c) The expression" cinematograph exhibition "includes any exhibition to which the Act applie?. 

Seating and Exits. 

2. — {a) No building shall bs used for cinematograph exhibitions unless 
it be provided with an adequate numbsr of exits clearly indicated and so 
placed and maintained as readily to afford the audience ample means of safe 
egress. 

(b) The doors of all exits shall be so constructed and maintained as easily 
to open outwards on being pressed from within. 

(c) The seating in the building shall be so arranged as not to interfere 
with free access to the exits. 

(d) The gangways, the staircases, and the passages leading to the exits 
shall, during the presence of the public in the building, be kept clear of 
obstructions. No person shall be allowed to stand or sit in any of the gang- 
ways intersecting the rows of seats, or in the space between the front row of 
seats and the screen ; and if standing be permitted by the licensing authority 
in any other gangway or portion of the auditorium, sufficient room shall be 
left to allow persons to pass easily to and fro 

Staff. 

3. — (a) The licensee or some responsible person nominated by him in 
writing for the purpose shall be in charge during the whole time of any exhibi- 
tion and there shall also be during that time a sufficient staff of attendants 
in the building for the purpose of securing safety. 

( b) All persons responsible for or employed in or in connection with the 
exhibition shall take all due precautions for the prevention of accidents, and 
shall abstain from any act whatever which tends to cause fire and is not 
reasonably necessary for the purpose of the exhibition. 

(This paragraph of the Regulations has now been revised—See page 140) 

Fire Appliances. 

4. — (a) Fire appliances suitable to the character of the building and 
adequate to deal with an outbreak of fire shall be provided and maintained 
in good working order. During the exhibition such appliances shall be in the 
charge of some person (a) specially nominated for that purpose who shall see 
that they are kept constantly available for use. 

(b) There shall always be within the enclosure sufficient means of dealing 
with fire readily available for use, and these shall include the following, 
namely, a thick woollen blanket, two buckets of water, and a bucket of dry 
sand. Before the commencement of each exhibition the operator shall 
satisfy himself that the fire appliances within the enclosure are ready for use. 

(a) It is not required that the person specially nominated should necessarily be employed exclu- 
sively in taking charge of the fire appliances, but he must not be given other work during an exhibition 
which would take him away from the building or otherwise prevent him from being immediately 
a .'ailaljle in case of danger or alarm of fire. 



Digest of Acts. 157 

Smoking. 

5. — No smoking shall at any time be permitted within the barrier or 
enclosure, nor in the film room nor in any part of the premises in which films 
are stored, wound, or repaired. Notices stating that smoking is prohibited 
shall be kept posted in the enclosure and film room and any such part of the 
prtimises as aforesaid. 

Inflammable Articles. 

6. — -No inflammable article shall unnecessarily be taken into, or allowed 
to remain in, the enclosure, the film room, or any part of the premises in 
which films are stored, wound, or repaired. 

Enclosures. 
Regulations applying to all classes of buildings. 

7. — (1) {a) The projecting apparatus shall be placed in an enclosure of 
substantial construction made of or lined internally with fire-resisting material 
and of sufficient dimensions to allow the operator to work freely. 

(6) All fittings and fixtures within the enclosure other than the frames 
of outside windows shall be constructed of or covered with fire-resisting 
material. 

The entrance to the enclosure shall be suitably placed and fitted with a 
self-closing close-fitting door which shall be kept closed during the exhibition. 

For the purpose of this Regulation the expression " fire resisting material " 
includes teak or oak not less than two inches thick. 

(c) The openings through which the necessary pipes and cables pass into 
the enclosure shall be efiiciently sealed or bushed, as the case may be. 

{d) The openings in the front face of the enclosure shall b3 covered with 
glass and shall not be larger than is necessary for effective projection and 
observation. 

Each such opening shall be fitted with a screen of fire-resisting material, 
which can be released from both the inside and the outside of the enclosure 
so that it automatically closes with a close-fitting joint. The screens shall 
be so constructed and arranged that they can all be released simultaneously 
from the operating position near any of the projectors. 

The openings shall not exceed two for each projecting apparatus and 
not more than two of the openings shall be left unscreened at any one time 
notwithstanding that there be two or more lanterns in the enclosure unless 
a control is provided by which all the screens can be released simultaneously 
from both the inside and the outside of the enclosure. 

(e) The door of the enclosure and all openings, bushes, and joints shall 
be so constructed and maintained as to prevent, so far as possible, the escape 
of any smoke into the auditorium or any part of the building to which the 
public are admitted. 

(/) Adequate means of ventilation shall be provided with sufficient 
inlets and outlets so as to ensure a constant supply of fresh air. The inlets 
and outlets shall communicate directly with the outside of the building, and 
shall be so arranged as not to expose the operator to a direct draught. 

{g) If the enclosure is inside the auditorium, either a suitable barrier 
shall be placed round the enclosure at a distance of not less than two feet 
from it, or other effectual means shall be taken to prevent the public from 
coming into contact with the enclosure. 

Provided that this requirement shall not apply where the enclosure is 
of permanent construction and is not entered from the auditorium. 

{h) The enclosure shall be in charge of a competent operator over eighteen 
years of age, who shall be present in the enclosure during the whole time that 
the apparatus is in use. This shall not prevent the operator leaving the enclo- 
sure for a short period in case of need provided that a competent assistant, 
over sixteen years of age, is left in charge and the operator remains within 
immediate call. 

(») No unauthorised person shall go into the enclosure or be allowed 
to be within the barrier. 



158 The Kinematograph Year Book. 

Regulations applying only to specified classes of buildings 
(2) In the case of buildings used habitually for cinematograph exhibitions 
the enclosure shall be outside the auditorium ; and in the case of permanent 
buildings used habitually as aforesaid the enclosure shall also be permanent. 
Provided that if the licensing authority is of opinion that, in the case of 
an existing building, compliance with either or both of the requirements in 
the preceding paragraph is impracticable or in the circumstances unnecessary 
for securing safety, the requirement or requirements shall not apply. 

In any new building where the enclosure is permanent, the enclosure 
shall also comply with the following requirements : — 

(a) a window or skylight shall be provided. 

(b) the entrance shall be from the open air. 

(c) alternative means of egress shall be provided unless the licensing authority is satisfied that 

compliance with this requirement is impracticable. 

Projecting Apparatus and Films. 
8. — (a) The projecting apparatus shall be placed on firm supports con- 
structed of fire-resisting material. 

[b) Every lantern shall be fitted with a metal shutter which can readily 
be inserted by hand between the source of light and the film-gate, and every 
projector shall be fitted with a metal shutter so arranged as automatically 
to cut off the film-gate from the source of light when the projector stops. 

(c) The construction of the film-gate shall be substantial and such as to 
afford ample heat-radiating surface. The passage for the film shall be suffi- 
ciently narrow to prevent flames travelling upwards or downwards from the 
light-opening. 

9. — (a) Projectors shall be fitted with two metal boxes of substantial 
construction to and from which the film shall be made to travel, unless both 
the film spools are contained in a metal chamber of substantial construction 
below the projector. There shall not be more than 2,000 feet of film in either 
of the two metal boxes. 

(fc) The film boxes or chamber shall be made to close in such a manner, 
and shall be fitted with film slots so constructed, as to prevent the passage 
of flame to the interior of the box or chamber, and they shall remain so closed 
during the whole time that projection is taking place. 

10. — Take-up spools shall be mechanically driven and films shall bc; 
wound upon spools so that the wound film shall not at any time reach or 
project beyond the edges of the flanges of the spool. 

II. — (a) During the exhibition all films when not in use shall be kept 
in closed metal boxes of substantial construction. When in the enclosure 
not more than six spools shall be kept in one box at the same time. 

(6) Not more than 12 spools or 20,000 feet of film altogether shall be 
kept in the enclosure and the rewinding room at the same time 

Rewinding Room 

12. — (a) A separate room shall be provided for the rewinding and repair- 
ing of films, which shall be constructed throughout of, or lined internally with, 
fire-resisting material 

{b) All fittings and fixtures within the rewinding room shall be constructed 
of, or covered with, fire-resisting material, and the entrance shall be provided 
with a self-closing close-fitting door of fire-resisting material which shall not 
communicate directly with thetauditorium or any part of the building to which 
the public are admitted. If here is any communicating doorway or other 
opening between the enclosure and the rewinding room it shall also be provided 
with a door or shutter of fire-resisting material 

For the plirposes of this Regulation the expression " fire-resisting 
material " includes teak or oak not less than 2 inches thick. 

(c) The rewinding room shall be provided with adequate means of 
ventilation, with sufficient inlets and outlets so as to ensure a constant supply 
of fresh air. The inlets and outlets shall communicate directly with the 
outride of the building. 



Digest of Acts. 159 

(d) Alternative means of egress shall be provided other than through 
the enclosure. 

Provided that if the licensing authority is of opinion that compliance 
with any of the requirements of this regulation is impracticable or, in the case 
of any ot the requirements in paragraphs {a), {b) and (d), that it is in the 
circumstances unnecessary for securing safety, the requirement or require- 
ments shall not apply. 

Lighting and Electrical Installation. 

13. — (a) Where the general lighting of the premises can be controlled 
from within the enclosure, there shall also be separate and independent means 
of control outside of and away from the enclosure. 

(6) The auditorium and exits therefrom to the outside of the building 
and all parts of the building to which the public are admitted shall throughout 
be adequately illuminated (a) during the whole time the public is present. 
The lighting for this purpose (hereinafter referred to as safety lighting) shall 
be supplied from a separate source from that of the general lighting of the 
premises and shall not be controllable from the enclosure (b). Where oil 
a mps are provided colza oil shall be used, 

14. — Where electrical energy is used for lighting or other purposes within 
the building the following requirements shall be observed : — 

(a) Except as otherwise provided in these Regulations, the installation generally shall be in 
accordance with the Wiring Rules of the Institution of Electrical Engineers. 

{b] The main supply fuses and switches shall not be accessible to the public. They shall be located 
where there is ample space and head room and where there is no risk of fire resulting 
therefrom. 

(c) A separate circuit shall be taken from the source of supply for the projector circuit so that 

no accident to this circuit can affect the general Ughting. 

(d) Each of the main circuits shall be separately protected by an efficient linked switch and by 

a fuse on each pole. 
(«) The general wiring of the building shall be protected by metal conduit mechanically and 

electrically continuous or by hard wood casings, except as regards any necessary flexible 

conductors such as may be required for pendant lamps or movable fittings. 
(/) All fuses and distribution boards shall be of a completely protected type so constmcted that 

the fuse holders can be handled for renewal of the fuse wires without risk of touching 

live metal, 
(g) Portable lamps for the orchestra or similar hghting shall be connected to a separate circuit 

or circuits from the distribution fuse boards. 
[h) The electrical installation shall be in charge of a competent person, whether the operator or 

another, who shall have received an adequate electrical training for his duties, 
(i) The competent person shall satisfy himself before the commencement of each performance 

that the electrical apparatus, including the projector circuits, is in proper working order 
Provided that paragraphs (a),(e),(/),(g) of this Regulation shall not apply to such parts 

of the electrical installation as were in use before the date of these Regulations, except in 

the event of such parts being altered or renewed. 

15. — No illuminant other than electric light, limelight, or acetylene shall 
be used within the lantern and the following conditions shall be observed : 

(i) Electric Light. — (a) All cables and wires for the projector circuits 
tvithin and without the enclosure shall be heavily insulated and any necessary 
slack cable within the enclosure shall be heavily covered with asbestos. 

For permanent enclosures installed after the date of these Regulations 
the cables and wires except as regards any necessary slack cable shall, unless 
armoured, be further protected by heavy gauge screwed metal conduit effici- 
ently earthed. The conduit and fittings shall be bushed where necessary to 
prevent abrasion of the insulating material. 

For temporary enclosures the cables and wires shall be secured by insu- 
lating cleats. Within the enclosure they shall be heavily protected by 
asbestos and without the enclosure they shall be protected by casings in all 
positions where they are liable to damage. 

{b) An efficient double-pole main switch shall be fixed within the enclosure 
whereby all pressure may be cut off from the projector circuit or circuits 
within the enclosure, and where the lantern is earthed an additional double- 

(a) By adequate illumination it is meant that there should be such a degree of light as to enable 
the spectators to see their way out. 

(b) e.g., if the general lighting is by electricity, the safety lighting shall be by (a) electricity from 
aaother source, (6) gas, orf;) oil or candles. 



160 The Kinemafograph Year Book. 

pole switch shall be ftxed for each arc lamp so that the pressure may be cut 
oflf whilst recarboning is taking place. 

{c) Where two or more projectors are installed and a change-over switch 
is required, it shall, unless it be a double-pole switch having a secure " off " 
position, be in addition to and not in substitution for the above main switch. 

(d) All live parts of apparatus within five feet of the projector shall be 
shielded so that they cannot be accidentally touched. The covers of enclosed 
switches shall be of metal and, with the exception of change-over switches, 
shall be so constructed that the switch handle does not work through an open 
slot. Where live metal is exposed so that it may be touched, the floor within 
a radius of three feet from a point immediately below the live metal shall be 
covered with insulating material. 

(e) Within the enclosure the pressure of the supply between any two 
conductors or between any conductor and earth shall not at any time exceed 
250 volts direct or 125 volts alternating for the projector circuit. 

Where the supply of alternating current is at a higher pressure, the 
pressure shall be reduced by means of a double-wound transformer. 

In the case of a stand-by or temporary supply from across the outer 
conductors of a direct-current 3-wire system exceeding 250 volts, the projector 
circuit shall be taken as a shunt across part of a resistance connected across 
the outer conductors of the supply, so that the pressure within the enclosure 
shall not at any time exceed 250 volts. 

(/) The projector motor circuit shall be controlled by a double-pole 
switch or hand-shield plug. The motor starter and its resistance may be 
within the enclosure, but these and all other parts of the circuit shall be 
protected so that no live metal can be inadvertently touched. 

{g) Fuses shall be protected by enclosure in covers or cabinets against 
scattering of hot metal and shall be mounted in carriers or holders, so con- 
structed that the hand cannot inadvertently touch live metal and that the 
hand is protected from the flash should a fuse blow on the insertion of the 
carrier in the contacts. 

(h) The lamp or lamps for lighting the enclosure and the rewinding room 
shall not be connected to the safety lighting. 

{i) All metal work liable to become accidentally charged, including the 
projecting apparatus, shall be efficiently earthed. The size of the earth wires 
shall be in accordance with the requirements of the Wiring Rules of the 
Institution of Electrical Engineers. 

(j) The arc lamp adjusting handles shall be made of insulating material 
and shall be so constructed and arranged that the hand cannot inadvertently 
touch live metal. 

(k) An ammeter shall be provided in the projector circuit within the 
enclosure. 

(/) Resistances shall be so constructed and maintained that no coil or 
other part shall at any time become unduly heated, (a) 

The framework, supports and enclosures of resistances shall be made 
entirely of fire-resisting material. 

Resistances shall not be attached to wood work and shall, as far as possible, 
be kept away from any wood work. All wood work shall, where necessary, be 
effectively protected against overheating. 

The terminals of the resistances and the connecting cables shall not be 
placed above the resistance elements. 

Resistances placed where they are liable to be accidentally touched shall 
be efficiently guarded. 

(m) Resistances, in which more than two kilowatts are dissipated, shall 
be placed outside the enclosure and in a room or place other than the rewinding 
room accessible only to the technical staff. Adequate precautions shall be 
taken against fire resulting therefrom. If within the building, the room or 
place shall not communicate directly with the auditorium. It shall be well 

(a) e.g., they should not become so heated that a piece of newspaper placed in contact with any 
part of the resistance would readily ignite. 



Digest of Acts. 161 

ventilated by ample inlets and outlets connecting directly with the outside 
air. 

Switches suitably placed shall be provided by means of which the pressure 
may be cut off from the resistances. 

(m) The motor generators or the electrical generating plant, as the case 
may be, and the main switchgear shall be in a fire-resisting room or rooms 
which may also contain the main resistances and the main supply fuses and 
switches. This room shall be well ventilated and shall not commuunicate 
directly with the auditorium or any part of the building to which the public 
are admitted. 

Provided that the requirements in paragraphs (c), {d), [m], [n) shall not 
apply to apparatus in use before the date of these Regulations and the require- 
ments in paragraphs (e), {g), (?'), [j), [k) shall not apply, as regards such appara- 
tus, until two years from the said date, except in the event of the apparatus 
being renewed or materially altered. 

(2) Limelight. — The tubing shall be of sufficient strength to resist pressure 
from without and shall be properly connected up. 

Cylinders containing gas under pressure other than acetylene gas shall 
be constructed, tested and filled in conformity with the recommendations 
either of the Committee on the manufacture of Compressed Gas Cylinders 
appointed by the Home Office in 1895 or of the Committee on Compressed 
Gas Cylinders appointed by the Department of Scientific and Industrial 
Research in 191 8, 

(3) Acetylene. — Acetylene, whether or not in conjunction with oxygen 
shall be used only when supplied : — 

(a) direct from cylinders or other vessels containing a homogeneous porous substance with or 
without acetone, which, in regard to their contents and the degree of compression, comply 
with the requirements of the Secretary of State's order (a) regulating the compression of 
acetylene gas into cylinders containing a porous substance, and in force for the time 
being ; or (6) from a generator which shall be situated outside the building in a place 
approved by the Ucensing authority, the gas being supplied to the operator's box, so 
far as practicable, by pipes of metal other than unalloyed copper, and such flexible tubing 
asisnecessarily employed being of sufficient strength to resist pressure from without and 
being properly connected up. 

Provided that acetylene supplied direct from a generator shall not be 
employed as an illuminant in wooden buildings or intents, or other movable 
or temporary structures. 

Exhibition of Regulations. ' 
i6. — The licensee shall see that a copy of these Regulations is exhibited 
in the enclosure and is easily accessible to the operators. 

Buildings Occasionally Used. 

17. — Where a building is used only occasionally for the purposes of a 
cinematograph exhibition, the provisions of the following Regulations shall 
not apply unless specially imposed and notified as conditions by the licensing 
authority in pursuance of Section 7 of the Act in cases of exceptional danger, 
viz. : — 

Regulations 2(6), ii(fc), and 14 (excepting paragraphs (c) {h) and (i) in 
so far as they relate to the projector circuits) , but the following requirements 
shall be complied with, viz.: — 

(a) The doors of all exits shall be arranged to meet any requirements of the licensing authority. 
(6) The film-boxes fitted to the projector shall not exceed 14 inches in diameter, inside measure- 
ment, 
(c) Not more than 3 spools altogether shall be kept in the enclosure at any one time. 

PART II.— PORTABLE PROJECTORS. 

18. — Where a portable self-contained projector is used, regulations 
2(6), 4(a), 5 to 12 inclusive and 14 to 17 (except 17(a) ) inclusive shall not apply 

(a) The Order at present in force is that dated the 23rd June, 1919 (Statutory Rules and Orders 
1919 No. 809). 



162 The Kinematograph Year Book. 

provided that regulations i, 2(a), (c), {d), 3, 4(6) (with the substitution of the 
words " reserved space " for the word " enclosure "), 13 (with the substitution 
of the words " reserved space " for the word " enclosure "), 17(a) (whether 
or not the building is only occasionally used) and 19 to 26 inclusive are 
complied with 

Reserved Space, 

19. — [a) If the projector is erected in any part of the auditorium or any 
place to which the public have access, effectual means shall be taken, whether 
by the erection of a suitable barrier or otherwise, to maintain round the pro- 
jector a clear space of at least 3 feet, hereinafter referred to as " the reserved 
space." 

(6) No unauthorised person shall be allowed within the reserved space. 

(c) No smoking shall at any time be permitted within the reserved 
space. 

{d) No inflammable article shall unnecessarily be taken into or allowed 
to remain in the reserved space. 

Projectors and Films. 

20. — The projector shall be placed on a firm support and shall be kept 
clear of the access to any exit. 

21. — [a) The projector and the illuminant shall be entirely enclosed in a 
casing of fire-resisting material except for such openings as are necessary for 
effective manipulation and ventilation. 

( b) Any electric wiring or terminals fitted within the casing shall be so 
placed that it shall be impossible for films in use in the projector to come in 
contact with them. 

(c) Each electric circuit on the projector shall be fitted with a separate 
switch controlled from outside the casing, and so placed as to be within reach 
of the operator when standing at the projector. 

id) No illuminant other than electric light in hermetically sealed lamps 
shall be used within the projector, and the illuminant shall be separately 
encased in such a way as to prevent contact with the film. 

{e) The heat of the illuminant, and its position in relation to the optical 
system, shall be such that it is impossible for the rays of light to ignite a 
stationary film, (a) 

22. — (a) The projector shall be fitted with film-boxes of fire-resisting 
material, which shall be made to close in such a manner, and (where ribbon 
film is employed) shall be fitted with film-slots so constructed as to prevent 
the passage of flame to the interior of the box. 

(fe) The film-boxes shall not be capable of carrying films of more than 
10 inches in diameter, and shall be so constructed as to be easily detachable 
from the apparatus. 

(c) All films shall be contained in film-boxes, which shall be attached to 
or removed from the projector without being opened, so that at no time shall 
a film be exposed except the portion necessary for threading up. 

{d) During an exhibition not more than three film-boxes (including the 
two actually attached to the projector) shall be in the auditorium at any one 
time. If further film-boxes are required, they shall be kept in closed metal 
boxes outside the auditorium, and, if in the building, in a place approved by 
the licensing authority. 

Electric Circuits for the Projector. 
23. — [a) All electric conductors shall be of adequate size for the current 
they have to carry and shall be efficiently covered with insulating material 
and shall be either (i) placed out of reach of persons in the anditorium and 
where they are not liable to damage, or (ii) protected against injury by suitable 
casings. 



(a) This requirement will be considered as met if a film stationary in the film-gate fails to ignite 
within a period of three minutes. 



Digest of Acts. 163 

(6) Resistances shall be made entirely of fire-resisting materia', and 
shall be so constructed and maintained that no coil or other part at any time 
shall become unduly heated, (a) If inside the auditorium, they shall be 
adequately protected by a wire guard or other efficient means of preventing 
accidental contact, and shall not be placed within reach of persons in the 
audience. 

[c) The operator shall satisfy himself before the commencement of each 
performance that all cables, leads, connections, resistances, and fuses are in 
proper working order. The resistances, if not under constant observation, 
shall be inspected at least once during each performance. If any fault is 
detected, current shall be immediately switched off, and shall remain switched 
off until the fault has been remedied. 

{d) The projector circuit shall be independently protected by a double 
pole switch and fuses properly enclosed and placed near the source of supply 
or the point of connection with the general lighting supply, as the case may 
be. Provided that, where the current does not exceed five amperes and the 
connection of the projector circuit to the general lighting supply is made by 
means of a connector as described in paragraph {e) below, such a connector 
may be used in substitution for a double-pole switch. 

(e) Where the projector circuit is connected to the general lighting supply it 
shall be connected only at a point where the wires of the general lighting 
supply are of ample size for the current they may have to carry, and the 
connection shall be either by (a) securely made joints or connections, or {b) 
a properly constructed wall type connector of hand shield type. It shall not 
be connected to any lighting fitting, or by means of an " adaptor " to a lamp- 
holder. 

Exhibition of Regulations. 

24. — A copy of so much of these Regulations as applies when a portable 
projector is used shall be exhibited in any room or place in which a portable 
projector is used for the purposes of an exhibition. 

PART III.— LICENCES. 

25. — Subject to the provisions of No. 26 of these Regulations, every 
licence granted under the Act shall contain a clause providing for its suspension 
by the licensing authority in the event of any failure on the part of the licensee 
to carry out these Regulations, or of the building becoming otherwise unsafe, 
or of any material alteration being made in the building or enclosure with- 
out the consent of the licensing authority. 

26. — Where a licence has been granted under the Act in respect of a 
movable building, a plan and description of the building, certified with the 
approval of the licensing authority, shalllbe attached to the licence. Such a 
licence may provide that any of the conditions or restriction'i contained 
therein may be modified either by the licensing authority, or by the licensing 
authority for the district where an exhibition is about to be given. The 
licence and plan and description or any of them shall be produced on demand 
to any police constable or to any person authorised by the licensing authority, 
or by the authority in whose district the building is being, or is about to be, 
used for the purpose of an exhibition. 

PART IV.— REPEAL. 

27. — The Regulations dated February i8th, 1910 (b), and May 20th, 1913 
(c) made under the Cinematograph Act, 1909, are hereby repealed, provided 
nevertheless that any licence granted prior to such repeal shall remain valid 
for the period for which it was granted without the imposition of any more 
stringent condition than may have been imposed at the time of the grant 

(a) e.g., they should not become so heated that a piece of newspaper placed in contact with any 
part of the resistance would readily ignite. 

(b)S.R. &0., 1910, No. 189. (c)S,R. & O., 1913, No. 566. 



164 The Kinematograph Year Book. 

Cinematograph Films Act, 1927. 

An Act to restrict blind booking and advance booking of cinematograph 
films, and to secure the renting and exhibition of a certain proportion 
of British films, and for purposes connected therewith. 
Be it enacted by the King's most Excellent Majesty, by and wiih the 
advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, 
in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, 
as follows : — 

PART I 

RESTRICTIONS ON BLIND BOOKING AND ADVANCE BOOKING 

OF FILMS. 

1. — {Restriction on Blind Booking of Films).- — (i) As from the ccrameucement of this Act> 
no agreement shall be entered into to rent or imposing an obligatioii when called on to rent for 
public exhibition in Great Britain any film to which this Act applies unless every such film to which 
the agreement relates has been registered under this Act or a valid application for the registration 
thereof has been made : 

Provided that — 
(a) this provision shall not apply to a film which has been exhibited to exhibitors or to the 

public in Great Britain before the conamencement of this Act ; and 

(6) in the case of a serial fdm or a series of films within the meaning of this Act, it shall be 

sufficient if any three parts thereof have been registered or a valid application for the registration 

of three parts thereof has been made. 

(2) In the case of a film which has not been previously exhibited to exhibitors or to the public 
in Great Britain, this section shall not operate so as to prohibit the making prior to the registration 
or application for registration thereof of an agreement for the exhibition of the film in one theatre 
only on a number of consecutive days. 

2. — (Restriction on Advance Booking.) — (i ) As from the commencement of this Act, no agreement 
shall be entered into for the exhibition to the public in Great Britain at a date later than the 
expiration of the authorised period from the date of the agreement of any film to which this Act 
apphes : 

Provided that in the case of a serial film or a series of film s \vithin the meaning of this Act, the 
authorised period shall apply only in respect of the date of exhibition of the first three parts. 

Provided that in the case of a serial film or a series of films within the meaning of this Act the 
authorised period shall apply only in respect of the date of exhibition of the first three parts. 

(2) For the purposes of this section the authorised period shall — 

(a) in the case of an agreement made before the first day of October, nineteen hundred and 
twenty-eight, be twelve months ; 

(b) in the case of an agreement made on or after the first day of October, nineteen hundred 
and twenty-eight, and before the first day of October, nineteen hundred and thirty, be nine" 
months ; 

(c) in the case of an agreement made on or after the first day of October, nineteen hundred 
and thirty, be six months. 

3. — (Penalty on Contraventions.) — If any person enters into an agreement in contravention of 
this Part of this Act, or if any person exhibits to the public in Great Britain a film the right to 
exhibit which has been acquired by him under any such agreement, he shall be guilty of an 
offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding fifty pounds, and any agreement 
in contravention of this part of the Act, wherever made, shall be invalid. 

4. — (Provision as to Existing Agreements.) — Any agreement entered into after the tvyenty- 
fifth day of September, nineteen hundred and twenty-six, and before the commencement of this 
Act which if entered into after the commencement of this Act would be an invalid Agreement under 
the foregoing provisions oi this Part of this Act shall, if and so far as it aftects any films to which 
this Act applies to be delivered for public exhibition in Great Britain after the thirty-first day of 
December, nineteen hundred and twenty-eight, cease to have efiect on that day. 

PART II. 
REGISTRATION OF FILMS. 

5, — (Prohibition Against Exhibition of Unregistered Films.)- — (i) On and after the first day 
of April, nineteen hundred and twenty-eight, no film to which this Act applies, or, in the case 
of a serial film or a strifS of films, no part thereof, shall be exhibited to the public in Great Britain 
unless the film or the part thereof exhibited has been registered in accordance wth this Part of this 
Act: 

Provided that — 

(a) a film in respect of which a provisional application for registration has been made may, 
before registration, be exhibited in Great Britain at a series of public exhibitions held at one 
theatre only on consecutive days. 

(b) the prohibition contained in this section shall not apply to a film which has been exhibited 
before the commencement of this Act. 



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(2) If any person exhibits a film, or, in the case of a serial film or a series of films, any part 
thereof, in contravention of this section he shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary con- 
viction to a fine not exceeding twenty pounds for each day on which the film or part has been so 
exhibited. 

6. — (Registration of Films.) — (i) The Board of Trade shall keep a register of films to which 
this Act applies, and shall enter therein such particulars as may be prescribed ; and the register shal 
specify whether the. film is registered as a British film or a foreign film. 

Provided that a film which has been exhibited to exhibitors or to the public before 
the first day of October, nineteen hundred and twenty-seven shall not be registered unless the 
Board of Trade, after consultation with the Advisory Committee hereinafter mentioned, determine 
that the registration of the film shall be allowed. 

(2) The Board of Trade shall publish weekly in the " Board of Trade Journal " lists of the films 
registered in accordance with the provisions of this Act. 

(3) An application to register a film shall be made by or on behalf of the maker or renter of the 
film, and shall be accompanied by the prescribed fee, and by such information as the Board of Trade 
may require, and in particular, where the application is for the registration of the film as a British 
film, such information as may be necessary to determine whether the film is a British film. 

(4) An application shall not be a valid application unless the film has been trade shown, nor 
if more than fourteen days have elapsed since it was trade shown : 

Provided that — 

^a) a provisional application may be made before a film has been trade shown, and in such 
case on the film being trade shown within six weeks after the lodging of the provisional 
application, the provisional application shall as from the date of the trade show become a valid 
application. 

(6) an application made more than fourteen days after the film was trade shown may be 
accepted by the Board as a valid application if satisfied that the delay was due to special circum- 
stances and was not intentional. 

(5) On the registration of a film, the Board shall issue to the applicant a certificatr of registra- 
tion, and the certificate shall state the length of the film and whether the film is registered as a 
British film or a foreign film. 

7. — (Inspection of Register, etc.) — (i) The register of films kept under this Act shall at all 
reasonable times be open to inspection by any person on payment of the prescribed fee, and any 
person inspecting the register may make copies or extracts from the register. 

(2) Any person may on payment of the prescribed fee require to be furnished with a copy of 
any entry in the register certified to be a true copy by an officer of the Board of Trade appointed to 
keep the register. 

(3) The registration of a film may be proved by the production of a copy of the Board 
of Trade Journal, containing a notification of the registration of the film or, of a certificate of 
registration, or of a certified copy of the entry in the register relating to the film, and a certificate 
purporting to be a certificate of registration or a copy of any entry purporting to be certified as a 
true copy by such of&cer as aforesaid shall in all legal proceedings be evidence of the matters stated 
therein mthout proof of the signature or authority of the person signing it. 

8' — (Correction of Register.) — (i) If the Board of Trade at any time have reason to believe that 
the length of a film has been or has become incorrectly registered, or that a film has been incorrectly 
registered as a British film, they may call for such evidence as they think fit as to the correctness or 
otherwise of the registration, and if satisfied that the film has been or is incorrectly registered, they 
shall correct the register and issue an amended certificate of registration. 

(2) On the issue of an amended certificate, the former certificate shall cease to have effect 
except that the Board of Trade may in any particular case allow the film to be counted for the 
purposes of the provisions of Part III. of this Act relating to renters' and exhibitors' quotas as being 
of the length originally registered, or as a British film, as the case may be. 

9. — Power to Require Reference to High Court.) — (i) If any person is aggrieved by the refusal 
of the Board of Trade to register a film, or to register a film as a British film, or by a decision of the 
Board to correct the registration of a film, the matter shall, subject to rules of court, be referred by 
the Board of Trade to the High Court for determination, and the decision of the Court on any such 
reference shall be final and no appeal shall lie therefrom to any other court. 

(2) When the person aggrieved is a person whose principal place of business is in Scotland, 
his section shall apply as if the reference to the High Court were a reference to the Court of Session . 

10. — (Provisions as to Alterations of the Length of Films.) — (il If the length of a film is altered 
to the extent of more than ten per cent, thereof after an application for registration thereof has been 
lodged or after the registration thereof, it shall be the duty of the maker of the film or, if at the 
time of alteration the film has been acquired by a renter, the renter, to send to the Board of Trade 
notice of the alteration, and if he fails to do so, he shall be guilty of an offence, and shall be 
liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding twenty pounds. 

11. — (Marking of Registered Films.). — (i) On every copy of a registered film there shaU be marked 
in the prescribed manner : — 

(a) the registered number of the film ; 

(6) the person in whose name the film is registered » 

(e) the registered length of the film ; 

(d) the words "registered as a British film " or "registered as a foreign film," as the case 
mav be. 



166 The Kin em at graph Year Book. 



Provided that it shall not be necessary to comply with the above requirements in respect of 
any film if, whenever a copy thereof is issued to an exhibitor for exhibition to the public in Great 
Britain, an invoice containing such particulars as aforesaid is sent by the renter to the exhibitor. 

(2) If after copies of a film have been so marked or invoices have been so sent the registration 
of the film is corrected in manner provided by this part of the Act, then — 

{a) in the former case a corresponding alteration shall be made in all copies of the film ; and 
(b) in the latter case, new invoices containing the correct particulars shall be sent. 

(3) If any person fails to comply with any of the provisions of this section, or issues a copy of 
any registered film incorrectly marked or any invoice containing incorrect particulars, he shall be 
guilty of an of lence, and shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding twenty 
pounds in respect of each copy. 

12. — (Special Provisions as to Serial Films, etc.) — In the case of a serial film or a series of films 
the provisions of this Part of this Act shall apply subject to the following modifications : — 

(i) The separate parts of the fihn or series of films shall be separately registered and each part 
shall be treated as a separate film ; 

(2) Where three parts of the film or series have been trade shown, any other part may be 
registered without having been trade sho\vn and notwithstanding that moret ban fourteen days have 
elapsed since the said three parts were trade shown. 

Provided that if the Board are at any time of opinion that it is no longer desirable to dispense 
with a trade show in the case of the remaining parts of serial films and series of films, the> may make 
an order to that effect, and on the making of the order this paragraph shall cease to apply. 

PART III. 

PROVISIONS FOR SECURING QUOTA OF BRITISH FILMS. 

By the Renters. 

13. — (Provisions as to Renters' Quota.) — -(i) In the year commencing on the first day of April, 
nineteen hundred and twenty-eight, and ending on the thirty-first day of March, nineteen hundred 
and twenty-nine, and in each of the nine succeeding years, any person engaged in the business or 
renting registered films to exhibitors for the purpose of public exhibition in Great Britain (hereinafte, 
referred to as a renter) shall acquire for the purposes of such renting a total length of registered 
British films representing at least such proportion of the total length of all registered films so acquired 
by him in the year as is specified as respects the year in Part I. of the Schedule to this Act, and such 
proportion is hereinafter referred to as the renters' quota, and if the films so acquired include both 
long films (that is to say, films the registered length of which is three thousand feet or upwards) or 
short films (that is to say, films the registered length of which is less than three thousand feet), the 
requirements of this section must be satisfied as respects the long films so acquired as well as respects 
all films so required. 

(2) If in any such year a renter fails to comply with the requirements of this Part of the Act 
as to the renters' quota he shall be guilty of an offence, unless such a certificate as is hereinafter 
mentioned has been issued by the Board of Trade, or unless he proves to the satisfaction of the court 
that the reasons for non-compliance were reasons beyond his control. 

(3} In thi? section, " re,gi?tered British film " means a British Sim which either at the time of 
it; acquisition by the renter is, or later within the same year becomes, a registered British film 
" re^stered film " means a film which either at the date of its acquisition by the renter is, or later 
within the same year becomes a registered film. 

(4) If a film is not registered at the time of its acquisition by a renter, and is registered after 
the expiration of the year in which it is so acquired, the film shall, for the purposes of this part of the 
Act, be treated as if it had been acquired by the renter in the year in which it is registered. 

(5) Where a renter has in any such year acquired an\ registered films and subsequently in the 
same year his business as a renter by assignment or will or < n intestacy or by operation of law, 
becomes vested in some other licensed renter, that other renter and not the first-mentioned renter 
shall for the purposes of the- provisions of this Part of this Act as to the renters' quota be deemed to 
have acquired the films. 

14. — (Power of Small Renters to Combine.) — Any number of renters none of whom, or of whom 
not more than one, during any such year acquires for the purpose of renting to exhibitors more thap 
six long registered films, as hereinbefore defined, may, if the Board of Trade consent, combine for 
the purposes of the provisions of this Part of this Act relating to the renters' quota the total length 
of registered British films so acquired by them in that year and the total length of all registered 
films so acquired by them in that year, and in such case if the total length of such registered British 
films bears the proper proportion to the total length of all such registered films, and the total 
length of all such long registered British films bears the proper proportion to the total length of all 
such long registered films, each renter shall as respects that year be deemed to have satisfied the 
provisions of this Part of this Act as to the renters' quota. 

15. — (Provisions Applicable Where Same Film Rented by Different Persons for Different Areas. 
—Any renter whose bisiness is limited to the renting of films for exhibition exclusively in a limited 
geographical area within Great Britain may for the purposes of his renters' quota count any registered 
British film for the renting • f which in that area he has acquired the exclusive right and which has 
not been previously exhibited to the public in that area, notwithstanding that the film has been already 
counted for the purposes of t ■ renters' quota by some other renter, being a renter who has acquired 
the exclusive right 1 1 rent it for exhibition in some other limited area, or in Great Britain exclusive 
of the first-mentioned area. 

16. — (Prohibition of Counting Film More than Once for Quota Purposes.) — No British film shall 
be counted more than once for the purposes of the provisions of this Part of this Act with respect to 
the renters' quota, nor, save as hereinbefore expressly provided, shall any British film be counted 
for the purposes aforesaid by more than one renter. 



Digest of Acts. 167 

Provided that, if a renter in any year acquires old British films and also acquires old foreign 

Dims, he shall be entitled to count the old British films for the purposes of the renter's quota — 

(a) if the only films acquired by him during the year are old films ; or 

(ft) if he has acquired films other than old films during the year and the requirements of 

this part o this Act as to renter's quota would have been satisfied as respects those other 

films had *hey been the only films acquired by him during the year. 

For the purposes of this proviso the expression "old" in relation to a film means acquired 
by a renter not less than one year after the close of the year in which it was acquired by another 
enter. 

17. — (Prohibition Against Carrying on Business of Renter Unless Licensed). — (i) On and after 
the first day of April, nineteen hundred and twenty-eight, and until the thirty -first day of March, 
nineteen hundred and thirty-eight, no person shall carry on the business of renting registered films 
for exhibition to the public in Great Britain unless he holds a licence for the purpose from the Board 
of Trade: 

Provided thai where an application for such a licence has been made, it shall be lawful for the 
applicant to carry on such business as aforesaid pending the determination of the application. 

(2) No films to which this Act applies shall during the period aforesaid be exhibited to the 
public in Great Britain unless — 

(a) the film has been acquired by the exhibitor from a person entitled to carry on such 

business as aforesaid ; or 

(6) the exhibitor is himself a person who is entitled to carry on such business as aforesaid and 

has acquired the film for the purpose of renting it for public exhibition in Great Britain. 

{3) If any person carries on such business as aforesaid or exhibits any film in contravention of 
his section, he shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding 
twenty pounds for each day during which he so carries on the business or exhibits the film as the 
CJse may be. 

18. — (Returns and Records.) — (r) Every person who at any time during any year ending on the 
thirty-first day of March was a licensed renter shall furnish to the Board of Trade before the first day 
of the following May or such later date as in any particular case the Board of Trade may allow a return 
giving such particulars as may be prescribed with respect to the registered films acquired by him 
during the year in question in order to enable the Board of Trade to ascertain whether the require- 
ments of this Part of this Act with respect to the renters' quota have been satisfied by him during the 
year to which the return relates. 

Provided that if any licensed renter in the course of any such year ceases to carry on business 
as a renter, the return shall be made within one month from the time when he so ceases to carry 
on the business, unless previously and in the same year his business as a renter has become vested 
in some other licensed renter. 

(2) Every person required to make a return under the last foregoing sub-section shall, before 
the first day of May in the year following the year in which the return was made, furnish to the Board 
of Trade a supplementary return relative to the year to which the original return related, giving 
such particulars as could not have been given in the original return owing to bookings for exhibitions 
not having been completed. 

f3) Any such return as aforesaid may be used for the purpose of ascertaining whether the films 
entered in the return as having been acquired by the renter making the return were in fact acquired 
by him for the purpose of renting them to exhibitors for exhibition to the public in Great Britain. 

(4) Every licensed renter shall also keep a book and shall as soon as practicable record therein 
the title, registered number, and registered length of every film acquired by him (distinguishing 
between British and foreign films), the theatres at which each film has been booked for exhibition 
and the dates for which such bookings are made, and shall when so required produce the book for 
inspection by any person authorised in that behalf by the Board of Trade. 

Exhibitors' Quota. 

19. — (Provisions as to Exhibitors' Quota.) — (i) In the year commencing on the first day of 
October, nineteen hundred and twenty-eight, and ending on the thirtieth day of September, nineteen 
hundred and twenty-nine, and in each of the nine succeeding years, every person who carries 
on the business of exhibiting registered films to the public in Great Britain shall exhibit at each 
theatre during the period in any year during which he so exhibits films at that theatre at least such 
proportion of registered British films as is mentioned with respect to the year in question in Part II. 
of the Schedule to this Act, and such proportion is hereinafter referred to as the exhibitor's quota, and 
if the films so exhibited include both long and short films as hereinbefore defined the requirements 
of this section must be satisfied as respects the long films so exhibited as well as repeats all the films so 
exhibited. 

(2) The proportion of British registered films exhibited during such period as aforesaid at any 
theatre shall be ascertained by comparing — 

(a) the aggregate arrived at by adding together the products of the total number of feet of 
each registered British film which has been exhibited during the normal hours in the ordinary 
programme multiplied by the number of times the film has been so exhibited during the said 
period ; and 

(6) the aggregate arrived at by adding together the products of the total number of feet of 
each registered film which has been so exhibited multiplied by the number of times the film 
has been so exhibited during the said period. 

(3) If in any year an exhibitor fails to comply with the requirements of this Part of this Act 
in respect of any theatre he shall be guilty of an offence unless such a certificate as is hereinafter 
mentioned has been issued by the Board of Trade, or unless he proves to the satisfaction of the court 
that the reasons for non-compliance were reasons beyond his control. 



168 The Kinematograph Year Book. 



20. — (Prohibition Against Carrying on Business of Exhibitor Unless Licensed.) — (i) On and 
after the first day of October, nineteen hundred and twenty-eight, and until the thirtieth day of 
September, nineteen hundred and thirty-eight, no person shall carry on the business of exhibiting 
registered films to the public in any theatre unless ue hold a licence for the purpose in respect of 
that theatre from the Board of Trade : 

Provided that where an application for such a licence has been made, it shall be lawful for the 
applicant to carry on the business in any theatre to which the application relates pending the deter- 
mination of the application. 

(2) If any person carries on such business as aforesaid in contravention of this section, he shall 
be guilty of an offence, and shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding ten 
pounds for each day on which he so carries on the business. 

21a — (Returns and Records.) — (i) Every person who at any time during any year ending on 
the thirtieth day of September was a licensed exhibitor shall furnish to the Board of Trade before the 
first day of the following November a return giving such particulars as may be prescribed with respect 
to the registered films exhibited by him in each theatre during the year in question, and the datts 
and number of times on which they were exhibited in order to enable the Board of Trade to ascertain 
whether the requirements of this Part of this Act with respect to the exhibitors' quota have been 
satisfied by him in respect of the theatre during the year to which the return relate=. 

Provided that if any licensed exhibitor in the course of any such year ceases to exhibit at any 
theatre, the return with respect to that theatre shall be made within one month from the time when 
he so ceases to exhibit thereat. 

(2) Every licensed exhibitor shall also keep in respect of each theatre at which he exhibits films 
a book and shall as soon as practicable record therein the title, registered number, and registered 
length of each film exhibited by him at the theatre to the public (distinguishing between British and 
foreign registered films), the dates of all exhibitions of each film, and the number of times the exhibition 
of each film each day during the normal hours in the ordinary programme, and every such book shall 
be open to inspection by any person authorised in that behalf by the Board of Trade. The book 
relating to any theatre shall be kept at that theatre «o long as the exhibitir continues to exhibit 
thereat. 

22. — (Provision as to Intinerant Exhibitors). In the case of any exhibitor who in any such year 
as aforesaid does not exhibit in any one theatre on more than six days nor in more than one theatre 
at the same time, the provisions of this Part of this Act shall apply subject to the following modi- 
fications : — 

(i) it shall iiot be necessary for any such exhibitor to comply with the provisions as to the 
exhibitors' quota as respects any particular theatre if, had all the exhibitions given by him 
in the year been exhibitions at the same theatre, those provisions would have been complied 
with ; 

(6) it shall not be necessary for the exhibitor to make a return to the Board of Trade after 
ceasing to exhibit at any particular theatre, or to keep a separate record book in respect of each 
theatre at which he exhibits ; 

(c) a licence to carry on the business of exhibiting films to the public shall suffice, and it shall 
not be necessary for the exhibitor to obtain a licence in respect of each theatre at which he 
exhibits. 

General. 

23.— (Examination of Returns.)— (i) The Board of Tradeshallexamineevery return furnished 
to them under this Part of this Act, and for the purpose of such examination may call on the renter 
or exhibitor making the return for such information and explanations as they may think necessary; 
and may authorise any person appointed by them for the purpose to examine the record books kept 
by the renter or exhibitor. 

(2) Where on submission by the renter or e.xhibitor or otherwise it appears to the Board 
of Trade after consultation with the Advisory Committee hereinafter mentioned in any case where 
the Board of Trade contemplate the refusal of a certificate that though the requirements of this Part 
of this Act with respect to the renters' quota or the exhibitors' quota, as the case mav be. have not 
been complied with, the reasons for non-compliance were reasons beyond the control of the renter 
or exhibitor, they shall issue a certificate to that efiect. 

24. — (Proceedings for Failure to Comply with Provisions as to Quota.) — (i) Any ofience to 
failing to comply with the provisions of this Part of this Act as to the renters' quota or exhibitor's 
quota may be prosecuted summarily or on indictment, and — 

(a) if the accused is proceeded against summarily, he shall on conviction if a renter be lia"ble 

to a fine not exceeding one hundred pounds ; and if an exhibitor to a fine not exceeding 

fifty pounds ; and 

(6) if the accused is proceeded against on indictment he shall on conviction be liable to a fine 

not exceeding five hundred pounds. 

(2) In the case of a conviction on indictment, the court, in addition to imposing any such 

une as aforesaid — 

(a) where the offender is a renter, may, if of opinion that the offence was deliberate, and if 

the offence is a third offence, order that his licence be revoked and may order that no licence 

shall be issued to him, or to any person with whom he is financially associated, or to any person 

who acquires his business, or to any person who took part in the management of his business 

and was knowingly a party to the offence, for such period in each case as may be specified in 

the order ; 

Provided that where any such order is made the order shall not operate so as to prevent the 
renter carrying out for a period not exceeding six months any obligations under any contract entered 
into by him before the institution of the proceedings ; 

(6) where the offender is an exhibitor, may, if of opinion that the offence is deliberate, and if 

the offence is a third offence order his licence under this act in respect of the theatre with respect 

to which the offence, was committed to be revoked, and may order that for such period in each 

case as may be specified in the order no licence in respect of that theatre shall be issued to him 



Digest of Acts. 169 

or to any person with whom he is financially associated or to any person who took part in the 
inanagenient of his business and was knowingly a party of the offence, or to any person whose 
licence in respect of any theatre has been revoked during the twelve months previous to the 
date of the conviction. 

(3) Summary proceedings for the offence of not complying with the requirements of this Part 
of this Act as to the renters' quota or as to the exhibitors' quota may, notwithstanding anything in 
the Summary Jurisdiction Acts, be instituted at any time within two years after the commission of 
the offence in the case of a renter, and one year after the comnussion of the offence in the case of an 
exhibitor. 

25. — (Provisions as to Licences.) — (i) A licence under this Act shall be granted by the Board 
of Trade to any person applying for the licence if the applicant is not disquaUfied for holding the 
licence apphed for, and if the apphcation is accompanied by such information verified in such manner 
as the Board may reasonably require in order to satisfy themselves that the applicant is not dis- 
qualified for holding the licence applied for and by the prescribed fee. 

(z) A person shall not be qualified to hold a licence under this Part of the Act unless he has a 
place of business within Great Britain and has sent notice thereof and of any charge therein to the 
Board of Trade. 

(3) .A licence granted under this section shall remain in force until the expiration of the year 
ending on the thirty-first day of March or the thirtieth day of September, as the case may be, in 
respect of which it is granted, unless previous to that date the holder thereof to be qualified for holding 
the licence. 

26. — (Penalties for Failure to Make Returns and Keep Record Books.)— (i) If any person required 
to make a return under this Part of this Act fails to make the return within the time within which he 
is required to make the return, or on being so required fails to give any information or explanation 
respecting the return which it is in his power to give, he shall be guilty of an offence, and shall be 
liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding five pounds for every day during which the default 
continues. 

(2) If any person who is required to keep a book and record therein such particulars as are men- 
tioned in this Part of this Act fails to do so, or when required by a person authorised in that behalf 
by the Board of Trade to produce the book for inspection at any reasonable time fails to do so, he 
shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding twenty 
pounds. 

PART IV. 

GENERAL. 

27. — (Films to which Act applies.) — -(i) The films to which this Act applies are all cinematograph 
films other than : — 

(a) films depicting wholly or mainly news and current events ; 

(b) films depicting wholly or mainly natural scenery ; 

(c) films being wholly or mainly commercial advertisements ; 

{d) films used wholly or mainly by educational institutions for educational purposes ; 

\e) films depicting wholly or mainly industrial or manufacturing processes ; 

(/) scientific films, including natural history films. 

Provided that — (i) if it appears to the Board of Trade, on application by the maker or renter, 
that, having regard to the special exhibition value of the film, any film of any such class as afore- 
said should be allowed to be registered and to count for the purposes of the renters' quota and 
exhibitors' quota, they may allow the film to be registered and so counted ; and (ii) any film 
being a BritUh film and a film of class (61, {d), (e), or ( / ) of the classes above mentioned shal 
without being trade shown be registerable as if it were a film to which this Act applies, and 
if so registered, shall be deemed to be a registered film for the purposes of the provisions of this 
Act other than those relating to the renters' quota. 

(2) For the purposes of this Act, " serial film or series of films " means a serial film or series of 
aims comprising a number of parts not exceeding twenty-six, each part not exceeding two thousand 

ieet in length, intended to be exhibited at successive dates at intervals not exceeding fourteen days. 

(3) For the purposes of this Act a film shall be deemed to be a British film if, but not unless, it 
complies with all the following requirements : — 

(i) It must have been made by a person who was at the time the film was made a British 
subject, or by two or more persons each of whom was a British subject, or by a British company ; 

(ii) After the first day of December, nineteen hundred and twenty-eight, the studio scenes 
must have been photographed in a studio in the British Empire. 

iii) The author of the scenario must have been a British subject ; 

(iv) Not less than seventy-five per cent, of the salaries, wages and payments specifically paid 
for labour and services in the making of the film (exclusive of pajTnents in respect of copyright 
and of the salary or payments to one foreign actor or actress or producer, but inclusive of the 
payments to the author of the scenario) has been paid to British subjects or persons domiciled 
in the British Empire but it shall be lawful for the Board of Trade to relax this requirement 
in any case where they are satisfied that the maker had taken all reasonable steps to secure 
compliance with the requirement, and that his failure to comply therewith was occasioned 
by exceptional circumstances beyond his control, but so that such power of relaxation shall 
not permit of the percentage aforesaid being less than seventy per cent. 

(4) Every film which is not a British tilra shall for the purposes of this Act be deemed to be a 
foreign film. 



170 The Kinematograph Year Book. 

(5) For the purposes of this section : — 

The expression " British company " means a company constituted under the laws of any part 
of the British Empire, the majority of the directors of wnich are British subjects. 

The expression " British Empire " includes territories under His Majesty's protection and 
such (if any) of the territories in respect of which a mandate on iehalf of the /League of National 
has been accepted by His Majesty, as His Majesty may from time to time by Order in Council 
direct shall be treated as if they were included in His Majesty's Dominions for the purposes of 
this Act. 

28. — (Penalties for misrepresentation.) — If any person : — 

(a) in connection with an application for registration of any film under this Act ; or 

(6) for the purpose of obtaining a licence under this Act for himself or any other persons ; or 

(c) in or in connection with any return required by this Act, or in the record book kept in 
pursuance of this Act : 

knowingly makes any statement or gives any information which is false in any material particular 
he shall be guilty of an offence under this .^ct and shall be liable on summary conviction to imprison- 
ment for a term not exceeding three months or to a fine not exceeding fifty pounds. 

29. — (Power of Board of Trade to make regulations.) — The Board of Trade may make regulations 
for prescribing anything which under this Act is to be prescribed, and generally for carrying this 
Act into effect, and in particular may, subject to the consent of the Treasury so far as they relate 
to fees, by regulations prescribe : — 

(a) the particulars to be entered in the register ; 
(6) the form of applications for registration ; 

(c) the particulars and evidence necessary for establishing the British nature of a film ; 

(d) the fees to be paid on an application for registration, for an inspection of the registers 
and for certified copies of the register ; 

(«) the form of the returns to be made, and of the records to be kept under this Act ; 
( / ) the fees to be paid on applications for licences under this Act ; 

(2) Fees shall be so fixed, and from time to time if necessary be so readjusted, that the 
aggregate amount produced thereby as from the commencement of this Act up to any date 
wouldbeapproximatelyequaltotheexpensesincidentaltothecarryingout of the Act up to the 
same date, and the fees payable on application for registration and licences shall not exceed 
those specified in the Second Schedule to this Act. 

(3) Regulations under paragraph {d) shall provide that the particulars required as to salaries 
wages and payments shall be certified by an accountant being a member of an incorporated society of 
accountants. 

30. — (Advisory Committee.) — Until the expiration of the quota period for the purpose of advising 
them on the administration of the provisions of this Act, the Board of Trade shall constitute an 
advisory committee consisting of — 

(a) two representatives of film makers ; 

(b) two representatives of film renters ; 

(e) four representatives of film exhibitors ; 

(d) five members, of whom one shall be chairman, and including a woman, being persons 

having no pecuniary interest in any branch of the film industry. 

The time of office of a person appointed to be a member of the Advisory Committee shall be 
such period not exceeding three years, as may be fixed at the time of his appointment, but a retiring 
member shall be eligible for reappointment. 

31.- — (Institution of Proceedings.)— (i) Proceedings for any offence under this Act may, in 
England and Wales, be instituted by or on behalf of the Board of Trade, but not otherwise. 

(2) Any processor notice required to be served on any person for the purposes of this Act, shall 
f that person is out of Great Britain but has a place of business in Great Britain, be sufficiently served 
if addressed to that person and left at or sent by post to such place of business as aforesaid. 

32. — Interpretation. — (i) For the purposes of this Act, unless the context otherwise requires : — 

The expression " trade shown " in relation to a film means either — 

(fl) displayed within the administrative county of London to exhibitors of films or their agents 
in a building and under conditions allowing for the satisfactory viewing of the film after aimounce- 
ment to such persons at least seven days before the display, the display not being open to any 
member of the public on payment ; or 

(b) displayed to the general public in one theatre only on the first occasion on which the film 
is displayed in Great Britain either to exhibitors or to the public, and being the first of a series 
of public exhibitions of the film held on a number of consecutive days : 

The expression " maker " in relation to any film means the person by whom tb* airange- 
ment necessary foi the production of the film are undertaken: 



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Imperial, Clapham Junction Seating 

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Palace, AshJord Seating, Carpets, Etc 

Palais-de-Loze, Newhaven Seating 

Princess. Blackpool Carpets 

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Rivoli, Southend-on-8ea Seating 

Regal, Marble Arch Carpets 

Regent, Bradioid Seating 

Savoy, Bradiord Seating 

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Tnssauds Cinema, Baker Street, W. ..... Carpet 

Theatre Royal, Seating, Carpets, Curtains, 

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The expression " producer " in relation to any film means the person responsible for the 
organisation and direction of the scenes to be depicted on the film : 

The expression " renting " in relation to films means renting or otherwise issuing films to 
exhibitors at a rent or for other consideration, or making other arrangements with exhibitors 
for the exhibition thereof : 

The expression " acquire " in relation to a renter includes the maldng or obtaining possession 
of films for the purpose of renting them : 

The expression " length "in relation to a film means the total length of film as offered for pro- 
jection at public exhibitions thereof : 

The expression " theatre " includes any premises in respect of which a licence is required to be 
issued under the Cinematograph Act, 1909, or would be so required if the film were an inflammable 
film, except that it does not include — 

(a) Any church, chapel or other place of religious worship, or any hall or other premises used 
in connection with and for the purposes of any such church, chapel, or place of religious worship, 
unless the number of preformauces (exclusive of religious services) at any church, chapel, place, 
or premises, which consist of or comprise the exhibition of registered films exceed six in any year 
ending on the thirtieth day of September, or 

(6) Any premises performance at which consist partly of the exhibitions of films, but so that 
at no one oerforrnance in the year does the total length of the registered film or films exhibited 
exceed two thousand feet. 

(2) \\Tiere compliance on the part of a renter or exhibitor with the provisions of this Act as to 
q\lota was not commercially practicable by reason of the character of the British films available or 
the excessive cost of such films, non-compliance with those provisions on that ground shall for the 
purposes of this Act be treated as due to reasons beyond his control. 

(3) Anything required or authorised under this Act to be done by or to the Board of Trade may 
be done by or to the President or secretary or assistant secretary of the Board, or any person authorised 
in that behalf by the President of the Board. 

33. — Short title, extent and commencement, (i) This Act may be cited as the Cinematograph 
Films Act, 1927. 

(a) This Act shall not e;ttend to Northern Ireland, and for the purposes of the Government 
of Ireland Act. 1920, the enactment of legislation for purposes similar to the purposes of this Act 
shall not be deemed to be beyond the powers of the Parliament of Northern Ireland by reason only 
that such legislation may agect trade with places outside Northern Ireland. 

(3) This Act shall come into operation on the first day of January, nineteen hundred and twenty • 
eight. 

(4) Part I. and Part II. of this Act shall continue in force until the thirtieth day of September 
nineteen hundred and thirty-eight, and no longer. 



On an application for 


SCHEDULE I. 

Maximum Fee. 
£ s. 

the registration of a film .-. .^ _ i i 


On an application for 


a renter's licence .. .-. .. — 5 5 


On an application for 


an exhibitor's licence .11 


For each theatre 


in respect of which a licence is applied for. 




SCHEDULE H. 


Renters' Quota. 


Per cent_ 


Exhibitors' Quota. 

Per cent. 


Year ending March 31, 1929 


.. 7i ' 


Year ending Sept. 30, 1929 . . 5 


,, >• 1930-31 


10 


1930-31 .. 7i 


« ., 1932 


.. r2i 


„ „ 1932 .. 10 


1933 


15 


» ., 1933 " 12J 


1934-35 


.. 17J 


1934-35 «. 13 


.1 .. 1936-38 


„ 20 


„ „ 1936- -8 .„ 20 



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IN 




THE 


COURTS 


A Summary of Leading Cases of the Year 


INDEX 


The Quota Act .. 


• 


174 


Sunday Opening . . 






174 


Trade Disputes .. 






175 


Breach of Contract 






176 


Royalties 






176 


Breach of Regulati 


ons . 




177 


General 




177 


NOTE — Only cases of general interest, involving a principle 
of wide application or establishing precedents likely to affect 
the whole Trade, have been included in the following pages. 



174 



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In the Courts 

QUOTA PROSECUTIONS: SUNDAY OPENING 



Renters' Prosecutions. — During the calendar 
year the Board of Trade has prosecuted seven 
renters for non-fulfihnent of Quota requirements. 
Convictions were obtained in five cases, and the 
cases against Producers Distributing Co., Ltd., 
and United Kingdom Photoplays, Ltd., were 
dismissed under the Probation of OSenders Act 
on payment of costs. 

Exhibitor Defaulters.— Twenty-five prosecu- 
tions were instituted against exhibitors for not 
complying with the Quota requirements. Of 
this number, one case was dismissed with costs 
against the Board of Trade, and two offenders 
were given the benefit of the Probation of 
Offenders Act. 

Case Dismissed.— On January 15 when P.D.C. 
was summoned at Marlborough Street, Mr. 
Roome said the offence was not so serious as in 
the last case. The company acquired during the 
year 35 long foreign films totaUing 197,000 ft., 
17 short foreign films, 16,000 ft., and two long 
British films, 11,642 ft. The company's quota 
of long fihns was 5.57 per cent., and in the case 
of old films, 5.19 per cent. The company 
pleaded that the pictures contracted for were 
not dt livered by the EngUsh producer, and it had 
to make last-minute arrangements, with the 
result that one intended for the quota was not 
registered in time, and was not finally passed by 
the Censor until April 10, although it was trade 
shown within the period. As the company had 
gone into actual production, Mr. Dummett said 
that, having regard to the undertaking given, he 
dismissed the case under the Probation of 
Offenders Act on payment of 20 guineas costs. 

U.K. Photoplays.— The second case was 
against United Kingdom Photoplays, Ltd., a 
firm which was in the hands 01 a receiver of a 
debenture holder. 

The Marlborough Street magistrate, admitting 
that the receiver was in a difficult position, dis- 
missed the summons on payment of 5 guineas 
costs. 

Manchester Case Dismissed. — At Manchester 
City Police Court in July, the Board of Trade 
brought an unsuccessful action against the 
Blackley Palais de Danse, Ltd., proprietors of 
the Palladium, Blackley, who were allowed five 
guineas costs. 

For the Board of Trade, G. Hockin said that 
up to the end of September last the defendants 
had shown only 71 per cent, of British films. 
Mr. Finklestone, for the defendants, urged that 
his clients had done all in their power to comply 
with the regulations, but they had been ham- 
pered by the delay in the opening of the 
Pal'adium. This delay was through frost and 
building disputes. Instead of opening in March , 
they could not open imtil June x8. In Septem- 
ber the defendants endeavoured to get talkies, 
but they were unable to book British talkies 
then, fie pointed out that if the year had been 
taken from June to June the percentage of 
British films screened was 25 per cent, more 
than the quota. 

The chairman of the magistrates said they 
were satisfied that the defence was a good one 
and the summons would be dismissed. On the 
defendants' application for costs, five guineas was 
awarded. 



Not Commercially Practicable.—" The Bench 
are satisfied that, in many instances, it has not 
been commercially practicable to show British 
filrns, even when available." With this obser- 
vation the Oldham magistrates dismissed a 
su mm ons against Douglas McVitie under the 
Kinematograph Act of 1927. 

McVitie, it was stated, showed only 1.81 per 
cent., though 129 British films were available for 
exhibition. A solicitor for McVitie said 
McVitie was desirous of presenting British films , 
" providing they are good and available, but if 
there had been good British films an Act of 
Parliament would not have been necessary to 
impose them on the British public." The 
solicitor said McVitie was confined to three film 
renters, and two had defaulted so far as the 
quota of British films was concerned. He had 
endeavoured to get British films from other 
renters, but was unable to do so. 

Sunday Opening Illegal.— A Divisional Court 
of the King's Bench Division composed of 
Justices Avory, Swift and Acton, on December 
4, made absolute a rule quashing the London 
County Council's " permission " for Sunday 
opening of the Streatham Astoria and ordered 
costs against the L.C.C. The matter came before 
the court upon a rule nisi that had been obtained 
at the instance of the Entertainments' Pro- 
tection Association, Ltd., calling on the London 
County Council to hear and determine accord- 
ing to law, an application by the Astoria Cinema 
Theatre at Streatham to give entertainments 
on Sundays, Good Fridays and Christmas Days. 
It was stated when the rule was granted that 
the L.C.C. had given such permission to the 
Astoria provided that a sum was paid to a 
charity. The Sunday Observance Act pro- 
hibited such entertainments on Sunday where 
the public paid for admission. 

Sir F. Boyd Merriman, K.C., for the L.C.C, 
said that, in dealing with kinematograph, 
theatres within the area of the London County 
Council, the Council, in pursuance of a policy 
which had in fact been in force for twenty years 
or thereabouts, or the appropriate committee 
of the Council, had announced their intention, 
on certain conditions, of not taking action 
against kinemas, and in particular the Streatham 
Astoria Cinematograph Theatre, if those kinemas 
opened on Sunday, in spite of the fact that the 
substantive licence granted by the Council 
contained conditions against such an opening. 
Applications had been granted on certain strict 
conditions, one being that the profits should be 
handed to a charity. In the current year 
somethirg like £200,000 went as a result of the 
Sunday openings to the selected charities of 
London. At any moment the permission 
could be revoked. The Council said nothing 
and could say nothing whatever to prevent 
anybody else from taking action. 

When Sir Boyd was dealing with the pro- 
cedure adopted by the L.C.C. in granting the 
licences, Mr. Justice Swift remarked, " It is all 
bunkum ! They had no power to hear such 
applications, or grant them. This is mere 
empty form. I very much doubt whether 
the general public knows when the clerk of the 



In the Courts 



175 



L.C.C. issues a circular of this sort that it is 
all rubbish and that the Council cannot do any 
of the things they say they can." 

Sir Robert Merriman, in addressing the 
court, had referred to the arrangement for 
granting the Ucenccs as " a gentleman's bar- 
gain." 

Mr. Justice Swift : You call it a gentleman s 
bargain. I suppose that to open a place on 
Sunday, contrary to law, is not a felony, nor 
is it a misdemeanour. It looks like some ar- 
rangement by which the law is set at defiance, 
and those who break it are not to be prosecuted. 

Sir Boyd : Not to be prosecuted by the 
London County Couixcil. 

Mr. Justice Swift : They are the people who 
are put in control of this sort of entertainment. 

Sir Boyd : The London County Council in 
one sense are put in charge of the entertainment 
to this extent, and this extent only — that they 
have the power to say that unless we give 
permission for certain premises to be used they 
shall not be used. 

Mr. Justice Avory : Is not their statutory 
duty to act according to law ? 

Sir Boyd : Certainly their duty in dealing 
with the statute is to act according to law, but 
whether, having acted according to law, they are 
to be compelled to say in advance that they 
either will or will not prosecute or take action 
in the event of a man breaking the Sunday 
Observance Act, or, indeed, the Cinematograph 
Act, is surely another question. 

Sir Boyd said that at any moment such per- 
mission, if one could call it permission, as the 
Council had given, could be revoked. 

Mr. R. M. Montgomery, K.C., supporting the 
rule, said that the practical result of an order 
of the court quashing the licence would be very 
great. Then the Commissioner of Police might 
take proceedings in respect of alleged offences 
against the Cinematograph or Lord's Day 
Observance Acts. 

Mr, Justice Avory, giving judgment, said he 
could entertain no doubt, after listening to the 
arguments, that the rule for mandamus ought to 
be discharged on the ground that it was no t 
appropriate in the circumstances, and that the 
rule for certiorari ought to be made absolute 
to quash the Council's order. He thought that 
the Council did that which they had no power 
to do — namely, grant permission to this par- 
ticular applicant to open these premises on 
Sunday for kinematograph entertainment. 
The Council were usurping jurisdiction, and were , 
in fact, granting permission to the applicant to 
do something which was expressly forbidden 
by the Sunday Observance Act. The Court 
made the rule absolute, quashing the county 
Council's " permission " for Sunday opening 
of the Streatham Astoria, and ordered costs 
against the London County Council. The rule 
is to lie in the office for fourteen days. Justices 
Swift and Acton agreed. 

TRADE DISPUTES. 

Unsatisfactory Talkie Apparatus.— In the 

Chancery Division in November, Mr. Justice 
Bennett heard a motion, in the action of Mrs. 
Laura Smithson, v. RCA Photophine, Incor- 
porated, of New York, for an order that defend - 
ants should torthwith remove from the Theatre 
Royal, Merthyr Tydfil, a talking picture ap- 
paratus. Mr. Cover, K.C., for the plaintiff, 
said from the beginning the apparatus proved 
unsuitable. Constant adjustments were made 
by defendants' representative on plaintiff's 
complaints without any real inprovement, and 
the result had been that the attendances at the 



theatre had fallen off and plaintiff was losing 
money. Plaintiff gave notice repudiating the 
contract and requesting defendants to remove 
the apparatus, but defendants refused. While 
their apparatus was there it was impossible 
to instal any other apparatus. Sir Thomas 
Hughes, K.C., for the defence, said there was a 
serious conflict of evidence. Defendants' case 
was that the apparatus was perfectly effective, 
and whenever anything went wrong it was 
immediately put right by their representative, 
and plaintiff's manager certified everything 
was satisfactory. Whatever defects had oc- 
curred, defendants suggested were due to the 
carelessness of operation. Plaintiff was asking 
to have the whole matter decided on this motion. 
Defendants refused to agree to that, but they 
were prepared to have an early trial of the action, 
and in the meantime would send a perfectly 
competent man to the theatre to work the 
apparatus. Mr. Cover said a very speedy trial 
might solve the problem, though there were 
certain difficulties. 

£10,000 Award. — ^Judgment was given in the 
King's Bench Division on April lo for Ideal 
Films, Ltd., who brought an action involving 
^10,000 against British International Pictures 
Ltd. 

The case concerned the transfer of the right to 
produce a number of Path e films. The agree- 
ment under which the plaintiffs paid the defend- 
ants £io,ooo was conditional upon the Pathe 
Exchange Incorporation of New York signing 
an agreement before May 31, 1929. If Pathe 
did not sign before that date, the £10,000 which 
had already been paid by the plaintiffs to the 
defendants, was to be repaid with interest. The 
plaintiffs paid the money to the defendants on 
April 9, 1929, and in May, 1929, the plaintiffs 
received a letter from Pathe in New York re- 
fusing to enter into the agreement. 

Sir Boyd Merriman, K.C., said the assigning 
of these rights to release 78 Pathe news films for 
the defendants was made subject to Pathe sign- 
ing a corresponding agreement for an extension 
of time, and debarring themselves from putting 
similar films on the market before the expiration 
of the date of the agreement. If they did not 
sign it by that date, then the £io,ooo already 
paid should be repaid with interest. 

It was said by the defendants, continued 
counsel, that even if they did not sign it before 
that date the agreement still subsisted, and that 
the plaintiffs were not entitled to the return of 
their money, but, on the contrary, the plaintiffs 
should pay the two additional instalments of 
£5,000. 

For the defence counsel submitted that the 
reason why the plaintiffs wished to have the 
contract cancelled was through the successful 
competition of talkies with silent films, and what 
at fixst appeared to be profitable subsequently 
proved to be unprofitable. 

His Lordship said that the point in the defence 
seemed to be, did the plaintiffs fail to obtain the 
signature of Pathe to the agreement through any 
omission on the plaintilis' part ? In giving 
judgment for the plaintiffs for the amount 
claimed with costs, his Lordship said that the 
plaintiffs had acted in good faith. The counter- 
claim was dismissed with costs, and a stay of 
execution granted pending notice of appeal. 

Question of Earlier Booking. — In the West- 
mmster County Court in November, Paramount 
claimed fy los. from Stockwell Amusements, 
Ltd., Clapham Road, Stockwell, S.W. A 
larger claim for rent of films had been entered 
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sued for concerned rent of the film " Wolf of 
Wall Street." The defence was that the film 
was booked on the assurance that it had not 
been previously booked for exhibition at the 
Brixton Astoria and that there was breach of 
contract in this regard. Alfred Guyster, 
managing director of Stockwell Amusements , 
Ltd., said that plaintiffs' representative knew 
very well that he did not book films if they had 
prior exhibition at the Brixton Astoria, which 
was a few yards away from his kinema, though 
he did not mind if they had been booked for the 
Brixton Pavilion, which was some 800 yards 
away. Mr. Stenham, barrister, for plaintiffs , 
pointed out that the contract was made in April, 
1929, and the Astoria did not open till August, 
and that was earlier than was at first expected . 
Mr. Share, barrister, for the defendant Company, 
submitted there was breach of a collateral con- 
tract upon which the contract depended. Judge 
Turner : It is not collateral if it is dependent 
upon it. Judgment for plaintiffs for £7 los. and 
costs. 

BREACH OF CONTRACT 

Talkie or Synchronised ? — In the King's 
Bench Division in November, Mr. Justice Talbot 
heard an action brought by the United Artists 
Corporation, Ltd., against Horace Shepherd, 
of Wardour Street, claiming £400 for hire of 
films. Mr. G. M. Hilbery, K.C., for plaintiffs, 
said that there was no question in the defence 
raised as to the sum claimed, but there was a 
counter-claim that the contract was obtained 
by alleged misrepresentation. Defendant, who 
conducted his own case, said he rented the 
Winter Gardens in Southport for four months 
from April, 1929. On September 9 of that year 
he booked " White Cargo," but owing to the 
death of the principal artiste before its comple- 
tion he was left without any film for one of his 
most important weeks. Under those c'rcum- 
stances he arranged with Mr. Carr to rent the 
fikn " Iron Mask," on his representing that it 
was a talking film. It was, however, only a 
s^Tichronised musical film. He counterclaimed 
for loss of profits. The plaintiffs' reply to the 
counterclaim was that the terms of the contract 
signed by defendant had not been departed 
from, neither had there been any misrepresenta- 
tion. The jury returned a verdict for United 
Artists Corporation on the claim and counter- 
claim. His lordship entered judgment accord- 
ingly- 

" Tentative Dates " Defence. — Tiffany Pro- 
ductions, Ltd., Wardour Street, W., claimed 
£100 from Oaksford Theatres, Limited, Mansfield , 
Notts, at Westminster County Court, on Novem- 
ber 7, for breach of contract for the hire of two 
films. Plaintiffs said that the films " Molly and 
Me " and " Two Men and a Maid " were ordered 
by defendants for exhibition for six days each 
from January 20 and February 17, the terms 
being 33 J per cent, of net bookmgs or a minimum 
of £50 each. The agreement provided that if 
the hiring period was postponed, payment 
should not be postponed. Mr. Oaksford, of the 
defendant company, said he regarded the whole 
matter as a tentative one, and not a contract to 
exhibit the films at the Hippodrome or the Plaza , 
Mansfield, as set out in contract documents, 
copies of which were sent to him. Mr. T. 
Dawson, barrister, for the defence, contended 
that there never was a liability to pay, for the 
dates, being tentative, did not bind either side to 
exhibition of the films on the dates given in the 
contract. Judge Sir Alfred Tobin said that Mr. 
Oaksford in fart said that he signed a blank 



piece of paper, but he did not suggest that he was 
not bound by the typewritten terms over his 
signature. He kept the copies of contracts 
without protest. Judgment for plaintifis for 
£100 and costs. 

" The Only Way " Appeal Fails.— The Cour*^ 
of Appeal, consisting of Lords Justices Scrutton. 
Lawrence and Slesser, on April 14, delivered 
their reserved judgment in the appeal by 
Herbert Wilcox Productions, Ltd., of Shaftes- 
bury Avenue, producers of the film version of 
" The Only Way," with Sir John Martin Harvey 
as Sydney Carton, from the judgment of Mr. 
Justice .\IacKinnon in the action brought by 
them against First National Pictures, Ltd., 
of Oxford Street, the film renters, under an 
agreement made in 1923. 

Lord Justice Scrutton, givmg judgment, 
said that Herbert Wilcox Productions, Ltd., 
alleged misconduct on the part of the agents ; 
1, 100 contracts were made for showing " The 
Only Way." The Americans were a little 
alarmed by the prospect of legislation, and 
when an all-British film like " The Only Way " 
was offered to them they were glad to include 
it among the pictures they sold. It was offered 
with three other super-films— " Quo Vadis," 
an Italian, " The Wings of Chance " and 
" Greater Glory." The receipts for " The 
Only Way " were £39,000 ; those for " Quo 
Vadis," £27,700 ; " Wings of Chance," £15,570 ; 
' The Greater Glory," £22,100. Plaintiffs 
were not content with this advantage, 
but sought to use it by saying that a greater 
portion of the block bookings should have 
been allocated to " The Only Way." Two 
questions of principle were raised. In his 
opinion Herbert Wilcox Productions, Ltd., 
had no ground for complaint against the block 
bookings. Sometimes they operated to the 
advantage of " The Only Way," sometimes to 
that of other films. There were only two small 
cases in which a grievance had been established 
and in respect of them the total damages was 
75s. There were no substantial breaches of 
contract, and the claim for an account failed. 
Plaintiffs must have judgment for 75s., but as 
they had substantially failed they must pay the 
costs of the appeal. Lords Justices Lawrence 
and Slesser concurred. 

ROYALTIES 

Talkie Royalties. — An action arising out of 
the conversion into a talking picture of the 
silent version of " To What Red Hell," was 
heard by Mr. Justice MacKinnon in the King's 
Bench Division on July 25. 

The Twickenham Film Studios, Ltd., of 
Alliance Studios, St. Margaret's, Middlesex, 
sued Tiffany Productions, Ltd., of Wardour 
Street, London, W., the owners of the silent 
film, for the sum of £824, which was alleged to 
be due under the terms of a contract dated 
June 13,19129, whereby the plaintiffs undertook 
the synchronisation of the film. The work was 
dulv carried out and the plaintifis became 
indebted to the amount of £824 to the R.C.A. 
Photophone Incorporated for certain royalties. 

The plaintiffs asked the Court to say that this 
sum represented costs and expenses which the 
defendants were liable to pay. 

Tiffany Productions, Ltd., maintained that 
this expense fell within a clause of their agree- 
ment with the plaintiffs whereby it was set 
out that Twckenham Film Studios, Ltd., were 
to receive remuneration amounting to £2,150 
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(a) Tho services ot the producer, Mr. Green- 
wood. 

(b) All rental and other payments, howsoever 
called, for (i) the use of the studios ; (2) the 
use ' of the sound recording and reproducing 
apparatus, and all equipment, no matter how 
long the work should take. 

(c) All services rendered by the plaintiffs, 
or example, the cutting and editing of the film. 

(d) Cost of the scenario and treatment. 

His Lordship, giving judgment, said that in 
his view the payment of £824 to R. C. A. Photo- 
phone, though it had been described as a royalty, 
was a payment for the use of the apparatus. 
It fell within the clause of the agreement be- 
tween the parties as to the remuneration of 
the plaintiffs. 

The defendants were not liable to pay this 
sum, and there would be judgment in their 
favour with costs. 

BREACH OF REGULATIONS 

Kinema Left Without Deputy. — At Acton, 
George Alexander, of the Kinema, Horn Lane, 
Acton, was fined £1 for having failed to nominate 
in writing a person to be in charge of the theatre 
in his own absence. He was also fined £3 and 
costs for not keeping the rear exit passageway 
of the kinema free from obstruction on May 
9. Mr. Alexander admitted the obstruction, but 
pleaded not guilty to the other summons. 
Evidence by a Middlesex County Council in- 
spector was to the effect that he found the 
rear exit passageway obstructed by a band 
truck, bricks, etc. He saw the man at the door, 
and was informed that there was no manager 
and that he was not in charge. Mr. Alexander 
said the passage was not his property. Shop- 
fitters were at work at the side of the theatre. 
He admitted that someone should have been 
nominated in writing in charge. The doorman 
was in charge, and he knew it quite well. 

GENERAL 

Paisley Panic Sequel. — The trial commenced 
in the High Court, Edinburgh, on April 29, of 
Charles Dorward, manager of the Glen Cinema, 
Paisley, where the fire panic occurred on Hog- 
manay. The Lord Justice Clerk presided. 
Immediately the Court sat, MacGregor Mitchell, 
K.C., for accused, objected to the relevancy of 
the indictment. He urged (i) that there was 
no relevant averment of a common law crime 
libelled ; (2) that the libel so far as based on 
habitually, and as a matter of practice, relating 
to the shut gate, was incompetent and irrelevant; 
(3) that indictment was irrelevant for lack of 
specification ; and (4) that the charge that the 
accused permitted the iron trellis gate to be kept 
closed and padlocked was irrelevant to infer 
criminal responsibility. Counsel said that the 
indictment was ambiguous and unprecedented 
in its terms. In a serious charge like culpable 
homicide suggestions of habituality should not 
be made without strong reason and court 
should be assured that they would not pre- 
judice accused with the jury. The Lord 
Advocate agreed to the amendment of the 
indictment so as to confine the allegation that 
the gate was permitted to be padlocked to one 
specific occasion on the day of the disaster. 
The Lord Justice Clerk announced he was 
not prepared at that stage to sustain any of 
the objections to the indictment. " The 
gravamen of the charge," he said, " is that 
panic or no panic, if the gate had not been 
locked the deaths of those children would, 
or might, have been avoided." Alexander 



Rosie, the operator, and James M'Vey, his 
assistant, said a two reel Western drama, " The 
Desperate Dude," was being shown by Rosie. 
M'Vey left the operating box with a reel, and 
came back in about five minutes, saying part 
of the reel was on fire. Rosie told M'Vey to 
" get the boss," and went on showing the film. 
He smelt burning film, and when smoke came 
into the box he stopped the machine, and opened 
the door. The vestibule was full of smoke, and 
there was smoke round about the door of the 
area. Shown an accumulator, he said it was 
used in connection with a panatrope, and had 
been taken to the winding-room that day on 
his instructions. James M'V'ey, a small boy in 
shorts, said he laid the container with the film 
against the accumulator, and it went on fire. 
Smoking had nothing to do with the fire. When 
the manager came down, he opened the side 
door, and kicked the burning film into waste 
ground. James Glen, an attendant, said when 
he saw smoke coming into the area he ran out 
and round to the back entrance, because he 
knew the back gate was locked. It was always 
locked. " When you say, it was always locked, 
what do you mean ?" " It was always padlocked 
when I went round." Det.-Insp. Galbraith said 
when he was arrested, Dorward said : " This is 
a grave charge, but tlie gate was not closed. I 
opened it myself." Evidence was then led by 
a number of children. Several said the gate was 
closed when they went round to get out that way. 
Adult witnesses also testified that the gate at 
the back was locked. At this stage, the charge 
was amended, making Doiward responsible for 
the deaths of eleven children, and not 70. 
Dorward, in the witness box, said he unlocked 
the gate and put the padlock on to the post, 
and just opened the gate enough to let himself 
out. He returned to the kinema by the Gilmour 
Street entrance. He never went down to lock 
the padlock gate again. About 1.15 he went 
down and pushed the gate right back and went 
back to the hall. He did not, however, pad- 
lock it to the wall. That was apparently the 
mistake he made. The Lord Justice Clerk, 
said there were three questions which the jury 
had to answer. Had the Crown proved beyond 
reasonable doubt that on December 31 the 
trellis gate was closed and padlocked ? Six 
Crown witnesses supported this contention. 
If the jury answered the first question in the 
affirmative, the second question they had 
to answer was whether the cond ict of the 
accused in allowing the gate to be padlocked 
was of so serious a character as to amount 
to culpable homicide. If the jury held there 
was serious fault, the third question was whether 
the fault caused the death of those unfortunate 
children. The jury returned a verdict of not 
guilty. 

Conspiracy Allegations Fail. — At the Swansea 
Assizes several well-known kinema managers 
were charged on various counts for alleged 
conspiracy. Accused were PhilUp Abse, aged 
34, kinema proprietor ; Eli Fine, 36, kmema 
manager ; Lily Spiro, 30, kinema manageress ; 
Jacob Solomon, 39, kinema manager ; and 
Arnold Aaron Abse, 30, who were accused of 
joint conspiracy in respect to films renting for 
the Palace Cinema, Bridgend. Phillip Abse 
and certain of the other accused were similarly 
charged in respect to the Hippodrome, Llanelly. 

Before the accused were asked to plead, Sir 
Henry Maddocks, K.C., asked that the count 
alleging general conspiracy should be queished 
on the legal point that when the matter came 
before the court there were more persons 
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situation was Gilbertian, he said, in that accused 
had never been charged together and were 
never in the dock together. 

The judge upheld the appeal, despite the 
objection of Roland Oliver, K.C., prosecuting, 
and ordered the count to be quashed. He also 
< oncluded, he said, that it would not be justice 
to try counts 2, 3, 4 and 5 together. If gone 
into they must be taken separately. 

The judge's ruling having been considered by 
counsel during an adjournment ordered for 
the purpose, only Phillip Abse and Lily Spiro 
were placed in the dock. They were accused 
of conspiring together to defraud firms renting 
films to the Palace Cinema, Bridgend. 

Mr. Oliver, K.C., said that in this case the 
allegation was that the film renters were to be 
given one-third of the proceeds (the gross takings) 
with a guarantee that it should not be less 
than £20 in three days. In order to arrive at 
what was due to renters, counsel said, tickets 
issued were tabulated, but it would be alleged 
that tickets not included in the tabulation were 
sold surreptitiously to defraud the renters. 

Evidence was given to confirm counsel's 
statement. 

Charles Stanley Greenslade, of the Fox Film 
Co., said that bis company had not received 
any payment for the matinee performance of 
" Lone Star Ranger," which, unauthorised, 
replaced " Skin Deep " that afternoon. He 
had not asked for payment, and to his know- 
ledge no matinee returns had been asked for. 

The defence put in a letter from Fox Film 
Co.'s solicitor acknowledging receipt of £169 
in full settlement of account due to them, 
received from Mrs. Abse. Witness said he 
could not explain it. 

Mr. Oliver asked permission to call three 
other witnesses, but Sir Henry Haddocks 
argued that such evidence could not be admitted. 

The judge upheld the objection. 

Sir Henry Waddocks' contention that there 
was no case to reply to was upheld by the Judge, 
who ruled that there had been no evidence to 
show that Mr. Abse knew of any fraud which 
might be alleged. There was, thus, no con- 
spiracy. 

Mr. Oliver said he could not address the jury 
to the effect that Miss Spiro conspired against 
herself, and on the direction of the Judge a 
formal verdict of " Not Guilty " was found in 
respect to Miss Spiro, Mr. Abse having been 
already discharged on the judge's direction of 
there being no case against him. 

Mr. Abse and the other defendants then made 
formal " Not Guilty " plea to the counts alleged, 
respectively, against them and the jury re- 
corded formal ' Not Guilty " verdicts, all the 
accused being discharged. 

Film Actors and Compensation Act. — Mrs. 
Marie Armour, actress, professionally known as 
Marie Mischel, tpplied at Westminster County 
Court on May 23 for an award under the Work- 
men's Compensation Act. She received injury 
to her left knee while engaged in the filming of 
the panic scene in the film " Atlantic " on board 
the liner " Comoran " at Tilbury Dock. She de- 
clared that she was incapacitated and claimed an 
award against the producers of the film, the 
British International Pictures, Ltd. In giving 
judgment, Judge Turner said in this case each 
of the people was an actor or actress on his or 
her own. There was really no direct control 
exercised over them, and therefore he came to 
the conclusion that this case was one of a 
class of cases in which the contract was for 
service and not of service. " Therefore," con- 
cluded Judge Turner, " with regret I hold that 



the applicant has failed, and with costs." .\ward 
for the defendants with costs on Scale B. 

Musicians' Recording Rights. — Questions re- 
lating to the employment of musicians in the 
making of talking and sound films were decided 
in the King's Bench Division on June 4, when 
Mr. Justice McCardie gave judgment for British 
International Pictures, Ltd., in the action which 
was brought against them by the Musical Per- 
formers' Protection Association, Ltd., of New 
Burlington Street, London, W. 

The Association sought to obtain from the 
Court a declaration that the defendant company 
were not entitled knowingly to make any record 
or records from or by means of the performance 
of five members of the Association who played 
in an orchestra which was employed in the 
making of the " talkie " film " Blackmail " at 
Elstree ; or to sell or let for hire such records 
without the consent in writing of the plaintiff 
association or alternatively without the consent 
in vnriting of each. 

His Lordship, giving judgment, said that he 
saw no merit at all in the plaintiffs' case upon 
the facts before him. 

The five musicians knew they were playing 
for no other purpose than to enable the defend- 
ants to utilise their performance in order to 
produce the film " Blackmail." 

It happened, however, that the defendants 
overlooked the provisions of the Dramatic and 
Musical Performers Act, 1925, otherwise they 
would have demanded and doubtless would have 
obtained the signature in writing of each of the 
five performers. 

If the plaintiff company were correct in their 
contentions in the case it would follow that they 
possessed a powerful and menacing instrument 
of pressure against the defendants. They would 
be able to impose what terms they would unless 
the defendants were prepared to face a grave 
financial loss through being unable to let out the 
film. 

His Lordship further sairi he was satisfied that 
the Act of r925 gave the five performers no right 
of property in their performances. 

The plaintiffs' claim would be dismissed and 
there would be judgment for the film company 
with costs. 

Kinema Incendiarism. — At Bedford Assizes, 
Frank Roylance, kinema proprietor, William 
White Rogers, traveller, and Jonathan Hardy 
insurance broker, appeared on a charge of con- 
spiring with other persons unknown to set fire 
to the Gordon Street Cinema, Luton. Roy- 
lance pleaded guilty, and Rogers and Hardy 
not guilty. Sir Henry IMaddocks, for the pro- 
secution, said that Roylance bought the theatre 
in May, 1928, insured it for £6,000, and £1,000 
possible loss of profits, resulting from fire. 
Roylance owed the bank £4,100 on October 15. 
Hardy, who, according to an earlier witness, 
said he had arranged fires all over the country, 
stated that this was the only time he had 
passed money in connection with a fire, 
and he got nothing out of it. The matter was 
first mentioned to him by Mr. S. C. Dillingham, 
of Luton, who offered him a capital sum of £500. 
Hardy, said that after the " firing " of the 
kinema, he went to see Roylance, with a man 
named Coles. Later he saw Rogers, and 
" accompanied by a look which frightened him 
off," he told him it was a very serious matter. 
All three were found guilty. Roylance was 
sentenced to four years' penal servitude. Hardy 
to three years, and Rogers to 18 months in the 
second division. 



FINANCIAL 
SECTION 



INDEX. 

New Companies . . . . . . . . . . 1 80 

Bankruptcies, etc. .. .. .. .. 190 



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New Companies Registered 
during the Year. 



DECEMBER, 1929 

Name. Capital. Nature of Business. Registered Office. 

Arthur Maude Produc- £ioo in £i shares Kinematograph Pro- Solicitors: Forsyte and 

tions, Ltd. ducers Kerman, 1-2, Bruton 

Street, W.i. 

Artistic Sound Produc- £500 in £1 shares Kinematograph Pro- Solicitors: Shearley, 

tions, Ltd. ducers Sanders and Co., 

Heddon House, 149- 
151, Regent Street, 
W.I. 
Atlas Film Company Ltd. £2,000 in £1 shares Producers and Renters 5, Denmark Street, 
(100 def. and 1,900 W.C.2. 

Pref.) 
Automatic (Barnes), Ltd. £10,000 in £1 shares... Film Printers and Manu- Kent House, Regent 

facturers Street, W.i. 

Carreras Cinema (Slough), £1,500 in is. shares ... Kinema Proprietors ... Kent House, Regent 

Ltd. Street, W.i. 

Cinemas (Croydon) Ltd. £1,500 in £1 shares ... To acquire a kinema... 3, Brighton Road, 

Croydon. 
Development of Indus- £2,500 in £1 shares ... To acquire and develop 92, Victoria Street, 
tries (Film Protector), kinematograph inven- S.W.i. 

Ltd. tions 

H. and G. (Stepney), Ltd. £4,500 in £1 shares ... To acquire a kinema... 90, Regent Street, W.i. 

Key Films, Ltd £100 in is. shares Film Producers 80, Wardour Street, W.i 

Old Colwyn Picture £2,000 in £1 shares; ... Kinema Proprietors ... 3, Rumford Street, 

Theatre, Ltd Liverpool. 

Palladium (South Shields) £8,000 in £1 shares ... Kinema Proprietors ... 37, Blackwellgate, Dar- 

Ltd. lington. 

Pavilion (Rhos), Ltd. ... £x,ooo in £1 shares ... Indicated by the title i and 3, Starley Street, 

Liverpool. 

Photocolour Films, Ltd. £5,000 in is. shares ... Kinematographers, etc. 

Picture House (Middles- £1,000 in £1 shares ... To acquire a kinema... Solicitors: Reuben 

brough), Ltd. Cohen and Co., Stock- 

ton-on-Tees. 
Princes Cinema and Bil- £2,000 in £1 shares ... Indicated by the title Solicito.-s : Wm. Almond 
liards^ Ltd. and Sons, Manchester. 

Princess Pictures (Black- £500 in £1 shares Kinema Proprietors ... 4, St. Anne Square, 

bum) Ltd. Manchester. 

Sound Equipment, Ltd.... £10,000 in £1 shares Indicated by the title .. . 39, Temple Row, Bir- 
(9,000 10 p.c. par. mingham. 

pref. ord. and 1,000 
founders) 

Stoll Offices, Ltd £i|OOo in £1 shares ... Kinema Proprietors ... SoUcitor : D. McCraith; 

Lenton Abbey, Bec- 
ston, Nottingham. 

Trytel's Direction, Ltd. £1,000 in 995 15 p.c. Theatrical Agents 171, Wardour Street, 

cum. pref. shares of W.i. 

£1 each and 100 ord. 
shares of is. each. 

Western Sound Cinemas, £100 in £1 shares Kinema Proprietors ... Solicitors: Lazarus and 

Ltd. Son, 19, Hanover 

Square, W.i. 

M. A. Wetherell, Ltd £100 n is. shares Film Producers 4 and 5, Throgmorton 

Avenue, E.C.2. 
Windmill Theatre Com- £17.000 in 15,000 pref. Kinema Proprietors ... Solicitors: Knapp- 

pany. Ltd shares of £1 each and Fisher and Wartnaby. 

40,000 founders shai es 
of is. each. 
Worcester and Stafford £1,000 in £1 shares ... Kinema Proprietors ... Solicitors: Homer and 
Cinemas, Ltd. Homer, Fitzalan 

House, Arundel Street , 

W.C.2. 



New Companies Registered. 



181 



JANUARY, 1930 

Name. Capital. Nature of Business. 

Anglo-European Sound £8,000 in £1 shares ... Indicated by the title... 
Films, Ltd. 

Associated Sound Cinemas £500 in £1 shares Kinema Proprietors ... 

Ltd. 

Bow Super Cinema, Ltd. £1,000 in 750 10 percent. Indicated by the title... 
cum. pref . shares of £1 
each and 2,500 ord. 
shares of 2S. each. 
Carlton Entertainments, £45,000 in £1 shares"'... Kinema Propnetors ... 
Ltd. 

Continuous Projectors, £100 in £1 shares To acquire an invention 

Ltd. relating to projecting 

kinema togra ph 
films, etc. 
Corolectric, Ltd £1,000 in £1 shares ... Sound reproducing ap- 
paratus, 

Duffryn Cinema (New £100 in £1 shares Kinema Proprietors ... 

Tredegar), Ltd. 
Electric (Cinema) Printing £15,000 in £1 shares... Indicatedby the title ... 
Co., Ltd. 

Elephanta Film Corpora- £1,000 in is. shares ... Film Producers and 
tion, Ltd. Distributors. 

Film Sales, Ltd £100 in £1 shares Film Producers and 

Accessory Dealers. 

Grand Theatre (Croydon) £100 in £1 shares Kinema Proprietors ... 

Ltd. 

Hitchcock Baker Pro- £100 in £1 shares 

ductions, Ltd. 

Jay Cinemas, Ltd £100 in £1 shares Kinema Proprietors ... 

Kingston Finance Com- £1,000 in £1 shares ... Kinema Proprietors ... 

pany, Ltd. 
National Film Corpora- £10,000 in £1 shares... Film Producers 

tion, Ltd. 

Paramount (Newcastle) £50,000 in £1 shares... Kinema Proprietors ... 

Theatre, Ltd. 
Picture House (Waltham- £100 in £i shares To acquire a kinema... 

stow), Ltd. 
S. Presbury and Co., Ltd. £10,000 in £1 shares Distributors of Adver- 
tising Films. 

Star Theatre (Bathgate), £7,000 in £1 shares ... Kinema Proprietors ... 

Ltd. 
Thcmhill Cinema, Ltd. ... £2,000 in £1 shares ... Indicated by the title ... 

Tinsley Pictures, Ltd. ... £4,000 in £i shares ... Kinema Proprietors ... 

Variety Playhouse, Ltd. £100 in is. shares ... Kinema Proprietors ... 
Walthom, Ltd £6,000 in £1 shares ... Kinema Proprietors ... 

Wincobank Pictures, Ltd. £4,500 in £1 shares ... Kinema Proprietors ... 



Registered Office. 

Solicitor: G.S. Brighten 
36, New Broad Street, 
E.C.2. 

Solicitor; I. W. Shea, 
9, Cowbridge Road, 
Cardiff. 

Solicitors : Richardson, 
Sowerby, Holden & 
Co., 5, John Street, 
Bedford Row, W.C.i. 

14, North John Street, 
Liverpool. 

7, Halsard Mews, Holl- 
and Road, W. 



12, Regents treet,S.W. I. 

Solicitors : D. J. Trea- 
sure, Pengam, Mon. 

I 6 a, Barker Street, 
Strangeways, Man- 
chester. 



185 A, Wardour Street, 

W.I. 
18-19, Ironmonger 

Lane, E.C. 
70-75, Southampton, 

Row, W.C.I. 
317, High Holbom, 

W.C.I. 
Solicitors : Rollit & 

Farrell, Hull. 
Palace House, 128, 

Shaftesbury Avenue, 

W.C.2. 

166-170, Wardour 

Street, W.i. 
15, Cullum Street, E.C. 

Solicitors : Romain & 
Romain, 132, Sey- 
mour Place, W.I. 



I, West Morton Street, 
Thomhill, Dumfries- 
shire. 

Solicitors : A. S. Fur- 
riss, 35, College Street, 
Rotherham. 

6, Chapman Street, 
Hulme, Manchester. 

Solicitors: A. S. Fur- 
riss, 35 , College Street, 
Rotherham. 



Name. 



FEBRUARY 

Capital. Nature of Business. 



Registered Office. 



Aleph Entertainments, £10,000 in 9,900 ord. To acquire a kinema ... Solicitor : G.M. Barrett, 

Ltd. shares of £1 each and Brougham Chambers, 

2,000 pref. shares of 6, Wheeler Gate, Not- 

is. each tingham 

Astoria Theatres, Ltd. ... £1,000 in £1 shares ... Indicated by the title Solictors: Kenneth 

Brown, Baker Baker, 

Essex House, Essex 

St., Strand, W.C.2. 

■AttractiveCinema( Lewis- £5,000 in £1 shares ... Indicated by the title 46, Gerrard Street, W.i. 

ham), Ltd. 



182 The Kinematograph Year Book. 

Name. Capital. Nature of Business. Registered Office. 

Bookings, Ltd £1,000 in £1 shares ... Theatre BookingAgents AlexandraTheatreOffice, 

Stoke Newington 
Road, N.16. 
Capitol (Wembley), Ltd. £5,000 in £1 shares ... Indicated by the title Sohcitor : J. C. Watts, 

02, Stoke Newington 
Road, N.16. 

Cavendish Pictures, Ltd. £100 in £1 shares Film Producers 317, High Holbom, 

W.C.I. 

Elinor Glyn Productions, £100 in £1 shares Film Producers 10, Berkeley Street,W.i. 

Ltd. 

Festival Halls, Ltd. ... £1,200 in £1 shares ... Kinema Proprietors ... 

Grand Cinema(Hollowav) £100 in £1 shares Kinema Proprietors ... 517, High Holbom, 

Ltd. ■ W.C.I. 

Jacey Cinemas, Ltd. ... £100 in £1 shares Kinema Proprietors ... Oxford Cinema, High 

Street, Birmingham. 

Lancashire Film .Agencies, £100 in £1 shares Indicated by the title Solicitors: Shippey, 

Ltd. Earley and Co., 17, 

Cooper Street, Man- 
chester. 

Lansdown Productions, £100 in £1 shares Kinema Proprietors ... Solicitors: Slaughter 

Ltd. and May, 18, Austin 

Friars, E.C.2. 
Marshall Sound System, £10,000 in £1 shares... Sound Reproducing 12, Low Pavement, 

Ltd. Apparatus Nottingham. 

May fair Cinema (Birming- £12,000 in £1 shares... To acquire a kinema ... King's Court, 117, Col- 
ham), Ltd. more Row, Birming- 
ham. 
Palace ( Kensal Rise) Ltd. £4,500 in £1 shares ... Kinema Proprietors ... Palace Cinema, Cham- 

berlayne Road, Ken- 
sal Rise, N.W.13. 
Picture Syndicate, Ltd. £3,000 in 2,000 "A" Apparatus Manufac- 96, Chancery Lane, 
and 1,000 " B "shares turers W.C. 

of £1 each 

Picturetone, Ltd £1,000 in £1 shares ... Sound Reproducing iid, Carlton House, 

Apparatus Regent Street, W.i. 

Scala, Southport, Ltd. £10,000 in £1 shares... To acquire a kinema ... Solicitors: Dickinson, 

Watsons and Parker, 
24, Hoghton Street, 
Southport. 

Theatre Royal (Oldham), £2,000 in £1 shares ... To acquire a kinema ... 

Ltd. 

MARCH 

Name. Capital. Nature of Business. Registered Office. 

Bellvue Theatre, Ltd. ... £1,100 in 1,000 10 per To acquire a kinema... 120-122, Jamaica Road 
cent. cum. pref. shares Bermondsey, S.E.i6. 

of £1 each and 2,000 
ord. shares of is. each . 
British Film Renters, Ltd. £100 in £1 shares Indicated by the title ... Solicitors; M. Fried- 
man, 5, Park Lane, 
Leeds. 

British Popular Concerts, £100 in £1 shares Kinema Proprietors and 7, Oxford Street, W.i. 

Ltd. Musical Agents 

C. J. Pictures, Ltd £100 in £1 shares Kinema Proprietors ... Solicitors: A. Parton 

Smith, 45, Newhall 

Street, Birmingham. 

Federated Estates, Ltd.... £50,000 in £1 shares ... To acquire a kinema ... Solicitor: M. Blumberg 

31, Princess Street, 
Manchester. 
Film Industries, Ltd. ... £10,000 in £1 shares... Sound Recording Ap- 73,GowerStreet, W.C.i. 

paratus. 

Filmograph, Ltd £20,000 in 10,000 7 per To manufacture an ad- 4B, Frederick's Place, 

cent, non-cum. par. vertising device. Old Jewry, W.C.2. 

pref. ord. shares of £1 
each and 40,000 def. 
ord. shares of 5s. each 
Finchley Theatre Com- £2,500 in is. shares ... Indicated by the title ... Solicitors: Amery 

pany, Ltd. Parkes and Co., 

Effingham House, 
I, Arundel Street, 

W.C.2. 

Fulvue-Filni, Ltd £100 in £1 shares Kinema Producers 318, Grand Buildings 

Trafalgar Square, 

W.C.2. 

Kirby Pictures, Ltd £26,000 in £1 shares... Kinema Proprietors ,,, Solicitors: J. T. Masser 

and Co., 4, Peter's 
Church Walk, Not- 
tingham. 



New Companies Registered. 



183 



Name. 



Capilal. 



Suture of Bmincs 



Modern Provincial Cine- £i,ooo in 500 7} per Indicated by the title 
mas, Ltd. cent, redeemable cum. 

pref. and 500 ord. 

shares of £1 each. 
iMoorends Empire, Ltd. ... £7,000 in £1 shares ... Indicatedby the title 



New Picture House (St. £12,000 in £1 shares ... Kinema Proprietors 

Andrews), Ltd. 
Peerless Pictures, Ltd. ... £4,000 in £1 shares ... Film Producers , 



Plaza (Moles), Ltd £12,000 in £1 shares... Indicated by the title 



Prestatvn Picturedrome, £"100 in £1 shares Kinema Proprietors 

Ltd. ' 



Ra^i^tercd office. 

313, High Street, West 
Bromwich, Staffs. 



Solicitor: E. R. Han by 

Holmes, Barnard 

Castle. 
119, Market Street, 

St. Andrews, Fife. 
Solicitors : Kerly Sons 

and Karuth, 10 and 

II, Austin Friars, 

E.C.2. 
Solicitors: Iveson, 

Macaulay and Red- 

f eard, H eckmon d - 

wike. 
Lloyds Bank Buildings, 

11-13, Victoria Street, 

Liverpool. 



Regal Super Cinema £30,000 in 10,000 10 Kinema Proprietors 
(Altrincham), Ltd. ... per cent. cum. pref. 
shares of £1 each and 
80,000 ord. shares of 
5s. each. 
Regent Cinema(Levland), £10,000 in £1 shares ... Kinema Proprietors ... Welfield,Levland,Lancs 

Ltd. 
S. and B. Cinemas, Ltd. £100 in £1 shares Kinema Proprietors 



Sound, Ltd £2,300 in 2,000 20 per Sound reproducing ap- 

cent. cum. pref. shares paratus. 
of £1 each and 6,000 
def. shares of is. each. 

Surrey Film Transport, £300 in £1 shares Indicated by the title ... 

Ltd. 



Name. 
Arbroath Cinema Co., Ltd. 



Arthur Dulay, Ltd. 
Audi vision, Ltd 



Cosv (Harrow-on-the- 
HiU), Ltd. 

D. and D. Cinemas, Ltd. . . . 

Feltham Playhouse, Ltd. 



Film Import, Export and 

Kinoscope Service, Ltd. 

Flicker Productions, Ltd. 



Fredk. Dobson and Com- 
pany, Ltd. 

Inter-Continental Films, 
Ltd. 



APRIL 

Capital. Nature of Business. 

£15,000 in 13,000 ord. Kinema Proprietors ... 
shares of £1 each and 
40,000 def. shares of 
IS. each. 
£100 in £1 shares Musical directors, pub- 
lishers, etc. 

£500 hi £1 shares To produce and deal in 

synchronised motion 
picture plays. 

£1,000 in £1 shares ... Kinema Proprietors ... 

£2,000 in £1 shares ... Kinema Proprietors ... 

£12,000 in 11,000 10 per Kinema Proprietors ... 

cent. pref. ord. shares 

of £1 each and 20,000 

def. or-i. shares of is. 

each. 
£100 in £1 shares To exploit the " Kino- 
scope." 
£3,500 in 3,000 10 per Accessory dealers 

cent. part. pref. shares 

of £1 each and 20,000 

ord. shares of 6d. 

each. 
£2,000 in £1 shares ... To acquire a general 
contractor's business. 
£1,000 in £1 shares ... Kinema Proprietors ... 



Luxor Palaces, Limited ... £100 in £1 shares Kinema Proprietors 



Solicitors : Frank B. 

Darling and Son, 

10, Newhall Street, 

Birmingham. 
New Hall, Bargoed 

Glam. 



55, Camberwell Road, 
S.E. 



Registered Office. 

115, South Street, 
St. .'Andrews. 



Kent House, Regent 

Street, W.i. 
Solicitors :' Sanders and 

Co., Heddon House, 

140-151, Regent 

Street, W.i. 
SoUcitors : Billinghurst, 

Wood and Pope, 7, 

Bucklersbury, E.C.4, 
Solicitors : Pinsent and 

Co., Birmingham. 
Gem Cinema, 'I he 

Green, Southall, 

Middlesex. 



Kent House, Regent 

Street, W.i. 
34-36, Gresham Street, 

f:.c.2. 



14, Breck Road, Liver- 
pool. 

Lyric Chambers, 27, 
Shaftesbury Avenue, 

W.C.2. 

Solicitors : .'\mer5-, 

Parkes and Co. , 
Effingham House, 
I, .\rundel Street, 

W.C.2. 



184 



The Kinematograph Year Book. 



Name. 
Miisikon Ltd. 



Capital. 
£i,ooo in £i shares 



Xaniils, Ltd ii>ooo in is. shares 



Nature of Business. Registered office. 

.Manufacturers of sound Solicitors : Billcraig 

reproducing appa- and Davis, Amberley 

ratus. House, Norfolk 

Street, W.C.2. 

Manufacturers of sound Solicitors : Godden 

reproducing appa- Holme and Ward,, 



Plaza Picture Theatre Co 
(Huddersfield), Ltd. 

Select Electric Theatre, 
Ltd. 

Thanet Cinemas, Ltd. ... 



ratus. 
Indicated bv the title 



£6,000 in £1 shares 

£500 in £1 shares Kinema Proprietors 

£1,000 in £1 shares ... Indicated by the title 



34, Old Jewry, E.C. 
Edgware 



411A-413, 

Road, W.2. 
Solicitors : Stanley 

Jarratt and Co., 17, 
Shaftesbury Avenue, 
W.I. 
Thompson and Dean, Ltd. £1,000 in £i shares ... Theatre furnishers and 38, Hurst Street, 

contractors. Birmingham. 

Pictures, £100 in £1 shares Indicatsdby the title ... 317, High Holbom, 



Wandsworth 
Ltd. 



Name. 
Blacks Northern Theatres, 
Ltd. 



Bohemia (Egham) Ltd. 

Brightertone Talking Pic- 
ture Radio and Tele- 
vision Company, Ltd. 

C.C.S.F. Company, Ltd. 

C.S.T. Ltd 

Edwards and Parkinson, 

Ltd. 
Fidelity Films, Ltd 

Homebound, Ltd 

Joseph Wood's Theatres, 
Ltd. 

J. W. Lewsley, Ltd 

Lupino, Ltd 

Park Picture Theatres, 

Ltd. 
K. Raymond, Ltd 

Sound Improvements, 
Ltd. 



Temperance Hall Cinema, 
Ltd. 



Tvnemouth Amusements, 
'Ltd. 



Name. 
Alexandra (Longton), Ltd. 



MAY 

Capital. Nature of Business. 

£50,000 in £1 shares... To acquire theatres . 



W.C.i. 



£7,500 in £1 shares ... To acquire kinemas 



Registered Office. 
Solicitors : Freedmein 
and Morton Smith, 
47a, John Street, 
Sunderland. 
Bohemia Cinema, High 
Street, Egham, Surrey 
£1,000 in 500 ord. and Sound Reproducing 3, Shouldham Street, 

500 def. shares of £1 .'Apparatus W.i. 

each. 
£100 in IS. shares Film Producers 57, Chancery Lane, 

W.C.2. 

£100 in £1 shares Kinema Proprietors ... 18, EssexStreet, Strand, 

W.C.2. 

£200 in IS. shares Kinema Proprietors ... 288, Old Kent Road, 

S.E. 

£17,500 in 15,000 "A" Film Producers Solicitors: Trotter, 

ord. shares of £1 each Leaf and Pitcaim, 

and 15,000 " B " ord. 56, Victoria Street, 

shares of is. each S.W.i. 

£100 in IS. shares Sound Reproducing Solicitors: Gilbert, 

Apparatus Clarke and Gilbert, 

14, Queen Victoria 
Street, E.C. 4. 
£7,000 in £1 shares ... To acquire kinemas ... Solicitors: C. M. 

Tabemer, 14, Upper 
George Street, Tyl- 
desley. 

£2,000 in £1 shares To acquire the business 

(500 7p.c. pref. and of an electrical engineer 
1,500 ord.) 
£1,000 in £1 shares ... Kinema Proprietors ... i and 2, Bucklersbury, 

E.C.4. 
£1,000 in £1 shares ... Indicated by the title 

£100 in £1 shares Manufacturers and Solicitors: Homer and 

dealers in wireless Homer, 33, Chancery 

apparatus. Lane, W.C.2. 

£1,000 in is. shares ... Sound Reproducing Solicitors: Maxwell 

Apparatus. Hodgson and Co., 

113, St. Vincent 

Street, Glasgow. 

£6,000 in 1,000 ord.. Indicated by the title Temperance Hall, New- 



4,000 founders and 
1,000 unclassified 
shares of £1 each. 
£1,000 in £i shares ... Kinema Proprietors . 

JUNE 

Capital. Nature of Business. 

£1,000 in £1 shares ... To acquire a kinema. 



Associated Buxton Cine- £100 in £1 shares Indicated by the title , 

mas, Ltd. 



land, Northampton. 



Registered Office. 

Solicitors : Patterson 
and Hackney, Long- 
ton. 

Solicitors : Carr, San del - 
son and Co., 41, 
.\lbion Street, I.eeds. 



New Companies Registered. 185 

Name. Capital. Nature of Business. Registered Office. 

Audible Filnicraft, Ltd.... £i,ooo in 5s. shares ... Film Producers and 155, Oxford Street, W.i. 

Renters. 
B.H.S. Syndicate, Ltd. ... £30,000 in £1 shares Kinema Proprietors ... Solicitors: Bulcraig 

(20,000 "A" and and Davis, Amberley 

10,000 " B ") House, Norfolk Street, 

W.C.2. 

Broadway Cinema (Chal- £2,000 in £1 shares ... Indicated bv the title ... The Memorial Hall, 
fonts), Ltd. ' Chalfont St. Peter, 

Bucks. 

Celluloid Products, Ltd.... £11,000 in £i shares... Film Producers Plunkett and Leader, 

.40-50, Nicholas Lane, 
E.C.4. 

Cinema de Luxe ^ Walsall), £4,000 in £1 shares ... Kinema Proprietors ... 

Ltd. 
Cinemas (Chorlton), Ltd. £10,000 in £1 shares... Kinema Proprietors ... Palais de Luxe, Chorlton- 

cum- Hardy, Lanes. 

Donald Stuart Produc- £100 in £1 shares Film Producers 27, Shaftesbury Avenue, 

tions, Ltd. W.C. 

Electric Theatre (West £2,500 in £1 shares ... Kinema Proprietors ... Solicitors: R. Bell and 
Hartlepool), Ltd. Son, West Hartlepool. 

Hampton Cinemas, Ltd. £200 in £1 shares Kinema Proprietors ... 

Horace Shepherd, Ltd.... £1,000 in £1 shares ... Film Producers and Kent House, 87, Regent 

Distributors. Street, W.i. 

Magnetic Talking Pic- £100 in is. shares Film Producers Solicitor: H. Lipton, 

tures, Ltd. 36, Duke Street, St. 

James, S.W. 

Maidstone Cinemas, Ltd. £10,000 in £1 shares To acquire a kinema ... 

M.P.A. Wireless (1930), £10,000 in is. shares... Indicated by the title ... 62, Conduit Street, W.i. 
Ltd. 

M. and S. Entertainments, £100 in £1 shares Kinema Proprietors ... Solicitor: Wni. T. 

Ltd. Scholes, 40, St. 

George Street, Leeds. 

Marina Theatre, Ltd £40,000 in £1 shares... To acquire a kinema... Solicitors: Wiltshire, 

Sons, and Jordan, 
Great Yarmouth. 
Mihaly LTniversal Tone- £50,000 in 5s. shares... Sound Reproducing 7 and 8, Poultry, E.C. 

film Syndicate, Ltd. .\pparatus. 

New Central Cinema £1,000 in £1 shares ... Kinema Proprietors... Solicitors: H. Pinder- 
(Wood Green), Ltd. ' ~ Brown, 240, High 

Holbom, W.C.I. 
Paramount, Leeds, Thea- £50,000 in £1 shares... Kinema Proprietors .. i66-i7o,WardourStreet, 
tre, Ltd. W.i. 

Radio Pictures, Ltd £10,000 in £1 shares... Film Producers and Solicitors: Godden, 

Distributors. Holme and Ward, 34, 

Old Jewry, E.C.2. 

Samuelson Films, Ltd.... £100 in £1 shares Indicated by the title ... 125-9, Shaftesbury 

Avenue, W.C. 2. 

Welsh Cinemas, Ltd £1,000 in £1 shares ... Kinema Proprietors ... 646-7, Salisbury House, 

London Wall, E.C.2. 
Wembley Trust, Ltd. ... £5,000 in is. shares ... To acquire land for film Solicitors: Kenneth 

studios, theatres, etc. Brown, Baker, Baker, 
Essex House, Essex 
Street, W.C. 

JULY 

Name. Capital. Nature oj Business, Registered Office. 

Art Direction, Ltd £500 in £1 shares Art designers and deco- Solicitors: G. L. Gaun', 

rators. 8, Regent Street, W.i, 

.\ssocia ted Irish Cinemas, £106,650 in 100,000 Kinema Proprietors ... 

Ltd. cum. pref. shares of 

£1 each and 133,000 
ord. shares of is. 
each. 
Benwell Theatre Com- £10,000 in £1 shares Kinema Proprietors ... Solicitors: Bulcraig 

panj', Ltd. (5,000 " .\ " and and Davis, Amberley 

5,000 " B "). House, Norfolk Street, 

W.C.2. 

British Films, Ltd £1,000 in £1 shares ... Film Producers 51, Lincoln's Inn 

Fields, W.C.2. 
Burnley Entertainments, £1,000 in £1 shares ... Indicated by the title ... Solicitors: F.W.Steele, 
Ltd. 22, Nicholas Street, 

Burnley. 

C. H. Cinemas and £100 in £1 shares Indicated by the title ... 13-14, King Street, 

Theatres, Ltd. Cheapside, F,.C.2. 

n. and H. Productions, £1,000 in £1 shares ... Film Producers 191, Wardour Street, 

Ltd. W.I. 



186 The Kinematograph Year Book. 

Name. Capital. Nature of Business. 

Eastern Palace Theatre £3,000 in £t shares ... Kinema Proprietors .. 

(Bow), Ltd. 
East of England Cinemas, £5,000 in £1 shares ... Kinema Proprietors .. 

Limited. 
Equity Trust (1930), Ltd. £15,000 in £1 shares... Kinema Proprietors .. 

Film Apparatus, Ltd £200 in £1 shares Electrical engineers 

King, Bright and General, £100 in £1 shares Kinema Proprietors .. 

Ltd. 

Pavilion (Stirchley), £20,000 in £1 shares... Indicatedby the title .. 

Limited 
Pavilion (Wylde Green), £20,000 in £i shares... Indicatedby the title .. 

Limited. 

Port Cinemas, Ltd £1,000 in £1 shares ... Indicatedby the title .. 

Regal (Skipton), Ltd. ... £100 in £1 shares Kinema Proprietors .. 

Regal Cinema (Warring- £100 in £1 shares Indicated bv the title .. 

ton), Ltd. 
Regent Cinema (Ply- £20,000 in £1 shares... Kinema Proprietors .. 

mouth), Ltd. 

.Sequel, Ltd £100 in £i shares Kinema Proprietors ... 

Stafford Entertainments, £10,000 in £1 shares... Kinema Proprietors ... 

Ltd. 
Watford Amusements, £100 in £1 shares Kinema Proprietors .. 

Ltd. 

AUGUST 

Name. Capital. Nature of Business. 

-Alfreton Plaza Ltd. ... £15,000 in £1 shares To acquire sites for 
(5,000 7j p.c. cum. kinemas. 
pref . and 10,000 ord.) 

Associated British Pro- £1,000 in £1 shares ... Kinema Proprietors ... 
perties, Ltd. 

Baliol HoUoway Produc- £100 in £1 shares Producers of entertain- 

tions, Ltd. ments. 

Cairns and Morrison, Ltd. £100 in £1 shares To acquire sound repro- 
ducing inventions. 
Commodore Theatre ... £300 in £1 shares Kinema Proprietors ... 

(Southsea) Ltd. 
Consolidated Theatre Cir- £2,500 in is. shares ... Booking Agents 

cuit, Ltd. 

Great National Cinema £100 in £1 shares Film Producers 

Circuit, Ltd. 
Harris and Kaye, Ltd £ioo in is. shares Kinema Proprietors ... 

Indoor Golf, Ltd £1,500 in £1 shares ... Indicated by the title ... 

Lido Cinema (Carr Lane), £6,000 in los. shares ... Kinema Proprietors ... 

Ltd. 
Midland Entertainments, £1,500 in £1 shares ... Kinema Proprietors ... 

Ltd. 

Pavilion (Golborne), Ltd £1,000 in £1 shares ... Indicated by the title... 

Peter Maurice and Co., £700 in £i shares Kinema Proprietors ... 

Ltd. 



Plaza (Newcastle-under- £500 hi £1 shares Kinema Proprietors 

Lyme), Ltd. 
R. andS.,Ltd £1,000 in £1 shares ... Kinema Proprietors 



Registered Office. 
156 Bow Road, E. 

Solicitor : Edmund T. 
Fox, Brigg. 

Regent House, 89, 
Kingsway, W.C.2. 

20, Cork Street, Burling- 
ton Gardens, W.i. 

Secretary : R. L. Taylor, 
Coventry House, 

South Place, E.C.2. 

I, Waterloo Street, Bir- 
mingham. 

1, Waterloo Street, Bir- 
mingham. 

Solicitors : Simpson, 
Curtis and BurriU, 
Leeds. 

22, Harehills Avenue, 
Leeds. 

Solicitors : Firth and 
Firth, Martin's Bank 
Chambers, Bradford ; 
and Square, Seake 
and Windeatt, Ply- 
mouth. 

Solicitors : Bartlett and 
Gluckstein, 199, 

Piccadilly, W.i. 

Picture House, Stafford. 

Chesham House, 150, 
Regent Street, W.i. 



Registered Office. 

Solicitors : Rickard.s 
and Cleaver, Alfreton. 

Prudential Chambers 
South Parade, Roch- 
dale. 

Lyric Chambers, 27, 
Shaftesbury Avenue, 
W.I. 

33, Percy Street, W.i. 

Solicitors : L. Prior, 72, 
Oxiord Street, W.i. 

Solicitors : Amery, 

Parkes and Co., i, 
Arundel Street, 

W.C.2. 

Grand Buildings, Tra- 
falgar Square, S.W.i. 

12, Little Pulteney 
Street, W.i. 

13a, Old Burlington 
Street, W.i. 

36, Highiield Street, 
Liverpool. 

Palace Theatre, Market 
Place, Banbury, 

Oxford. 

Orme Buildings, The 
Parsonage, Man- 

chester. 

Solicitors : Dunbar 

Steen and Davenport, 
Aldwych House, 

W.C.2. 



192, Borough High 
Street, S.E.i. 



New Companies Registered. 187 

Name. Capital. Nature of Business. Registered Office. 

Regal (Newbury), Ltd. ... £20,000 in £1 shares... Kinenia Proprietors ... i, Friar Street 

Reading. 

Reginald Fogwell Pro- £100 in £1 shares Film Producers 

ductions, Ltd. 

Sound and Movement £500 in is. shares Kinonia Proprietors ... • 

Cinema, Ltd. 

Southchurch Entertain- £100 in £1 shares Kinema Proprietors ... 317, High Holbom, 

ments, Ltd. W.C.i. 

Strathem Cinemas, £24,000 in 8,000 pref. Kinema Proprietors ... Post Office Buildings, 

Limited. and 16,000 ord. shares Aurhterarder. 

of £1 each. 

Superlite Cinema Screen £5,000 in £1 shares Dealers in kinemato- 

Company, Ltd. (2,000 8 per cent. graph apparatus, 

cum, pref. and 3,000 
ord.) 
William Daunt and Rex £1,000 in £1 shares ... Kinema Proprietors ... Solicitors: Read, Eaton 
Whitehead, Ltd. . and Co., Bradford. 

Wonder Bar Company, £100 in £1 shares Kinema Proprietors ... Solicitors: Bulcraig 

Limited. and Davies, Amberley 

House,Norfolk Stree t, 

W.C.2. 

Woodfield Cinema, Ltd. £1,000 in £1 shares ... Indicated by the title ... Solicitors: Stanley 

Jarratt and Co., 17, 
Shaftesbury Avenue, 
W.I. 

Wood Green Cinema, Ltd. £100 in £1 shares Kinema Proprietors ... Solicitors: Stanley 

Jarratt and Co., 17, 
Shaftesbury Avenue 
W.I. 

SEPTEMBER 

Name. Capital. Nature of Business. Registered Office. 

" Amusails," Ltd. ... £1,000 in £1 shares ... Kinema Proprietors ... Orme Building, Parson 

age, Manchester. 
Anglo-Canadian Distri- £1,000 in £1 shares ... Kinema Proprietors ... 317, High Holbom, 

bu tors, Ltd W.C.i. 

A. S. Cinemas, Ltd. ... £100 in £1 shares ... Kinema Proprietors ...Solicitors: Stanley 

Jarrett and Co., 17, 

Shaftesbury Avenue, 

W.I. 

Associated Theatre £13,500 in £1 shares ... Kinema Proprietors ... Solicitors: Amery 

(Wembley), Ltd. ... Parkes and Co., i, 

Arundel Street, W.C.2 
Attractive Cinemas £20,000 in £1 shares ... Kinema Proprietors ... 46, Gerrard Street, W.l. 

(W ycombe and 
Staines), Ltd. 
Bert Montague Enter- £500 in £1 shares ... Kinema Proprietors ... 26, Charing Cross Road, 

prises, Ltd. W.C.2. 

Cahill and Lloyd, Ltd.... £1,000 in is. shares ... Kinema Proorietors ... Scala Theatre, Charlotte 

Street, W.I. 
Cinex, Ltd. ... ... £100 in £1 shares ... Accessory Dealers ... Solicitors: E. B. Gee 

and Co., 65, Coleman 
Street, E.C.2. 
Coldowne, Ltd. ... ... £100 in £1 shares ... Kinema Proprietors ... Solicitors: Stanley 

Jarratt and Co., 17, 
Shaftesbury Avenue, 
W.I. 
Conrtneidge Productions, £5,000 in £1 shares ... Kinema Proprietors ... 75-77, Shaftesbury 

Ltd. Avenue, W.l. 

Eastern Electric Sound £100 in £1 shares ...Sound Reproducing 23, Park Row, Leeds. 

System, Ltd. Apparatus 

Frank Burkitt, Ltd. ... £3,000 in £1 shares ... Constructional and 8a and 10, Lant Street, 

Mechanical Engineers Borough, S.E.i. 
Grand Central (Black- £500 in £1 shares ... To acquire a kinema ... 54 and 55, Blackfriars 
friars), Ltd. Road, Southwark, 

S.E.i. 
Lancastria, Ltd. ... £100 in £1 shares ... Kinema Proprietors ... 6, Raymond Buildings, 

Gray's Inn, W.C. 
New Princes (Ports- £2,000 in £1 shares ... Kinema Proprietors ... Solicitors: Crosse and 
mouth), Ltd. ' Sons, 38, Bedford 

Square, W.C.i. 
Palace Theatre (Notting- £1,000 in £1 shares ... Kinema Proprietors ... Solicitors : S. J. Burxie, 

ham), Ltd. Nottingham. 

Palladium (Kendal), Ltd. £15,000 in £1 shares ... Kinema Proprietors ... Solicitors : C. G. Thom- 
son and Wilson , 
Kendal. 



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Name. 

Pen7ance Winter Garden, 

Ltd. 
Queen's Cinema (Hyde), 

Ltd. 

S. Resler and Co., Ltd. ... 

R. Spurden RuttandCo., 

Ltd. 
Stirling Alhambra( 1930), 

Ltd. 



Tavistock Cinemas, Ltd 
Univox, Ltd 



Capital. 
£1,000 in £1 shares 
£ 1 ,000 in £ I shares 

£20,000 in £1 shares ... 
£6,000 in £ I shares 

£7,000 in 5,500 pref. 
shares of £i each and 
30,000 ord. shares of 
IS. each. 

£100 in £1 shares 

£1,000 in £1 shares 



Nature oj Hu^incsi,. 
To acquire a Wnenia 
Kineiua Proprietors 

Kinema Proprietors 
Organ Builders 
Kinema Proprietors 



Ri%i-Urci Office. 

Sohcitors : V. Thomas 

and Son, Penzance. 
New Queen's Cinema, 

Manchester Road, 

Hyde. 
Solicitors : Wise and 

Wise, Manchester. 
490, High RoadjLeyton, 

E.ii. 
2, Dumbarton Road, 

Stirling. 



Kinema Proprietors ... 42, Tavistock Square. 

W.C.I. 
Sound Reproducing Filmative House, Den- 
Apparatus mark Street, W.C.2. 



OCTOBER 

Capital. Nature of Busines 



Name. 
Audible Advertising, Ltd. 

B. and E., Ltd 

Blunt and McCormack 
Films, Ltd. 

British Portable Sound 

Equipment, Ltd. 
Charles B. Cochran, Ltd. 

Empire, Queens and 

Scala (Walthamstow), 

Ltd. 
Enniskillen Cinemas, Ltd. 
Film Library, Ltd. 

Filmaphone Renters, £2,500 in £1 shares ... Film Producers 

Ltd. 
James Gilniour Promo 

tions, Ltd. 



Registered Office. 



£5,500 in 5,000 8 per Advertising Contractors 302a, Salisburj' House, 
cent. cum. redeemable E.C.2. 

pref. shares of £1 each 
and 10,000 ord. shares 
of IS. each. 

Film Producers ... Princes Chambers, 

Coventry Street, W.i , 
Film Producers and 20, Bedford Street, 
Apparatus Manu- W.C.2. 
facturers. 
••Apparatus Manufac- 87, Regent Street, W.i. 

turers. 
Theatre Proprietors and 49, Old Bond Street, 

Producers. W.i. 

Kinema Proprietors ... 29a, Charing Cross Road, 

W.C.2. 



£1,000 in £1 shares 
£40,000 in 5s. shares 

£5,000 in £1 shares 
£50,000 in £i shares 
£100 in £1 shares 



£5,000 in £1 shares 
£500 in £1 shares 



£100 in £1 shares (60 To acquire a kinema 
"A " and 40 " B "). 



Patrick K. Heale Pro- 
ductions, Ltd. 



Kinema Film Cleaners, 
Ltd. 

Manchester Entertain- 
ments, Ltd. 

Multi-Lingual Produc- 
tions, Ltd. 

Natural Colour Films 
Syndicate, Ltd. 

Patent Fireproof Rear 
Projection Screen Co., 
Ltd. 

Playhouse, Dewsbury ... 



£3,000 in 5s. shares 

£400 in £1 shares 
£10,000 in £1 shares 

£100 in IS. shares 
£100 in £1 shares 

£1,000 in £1 shares 



... Indicated by the title ... 

... Indicated by the title ...16, Great Chapel Street, 

Oxford Street, W.I. 

Broadmead House, 

Pan ton Street, S.W.i. 

Solicitors : McGregor 

Donald and Co., 172, 

St. Vincent Street, 

Glasgow. 

Film Producers ...Solicitors: Macdonald, 

Stacey and Mant, 

2-3, Norfolk Street, 

W.C.2. 

.. 20, Australian ."V venue, 

E.C.I. 
.. Solicitors: Hyman 

Isaacs Lewis and MUls 

7. 8,Thavies Inn,E.C.i 
.. 27-28, Fetter Lane, 

E.C.4. 
.. 26, Coventry Street, 

W.I. 



Indicated by the title 
Kinema Proprietors 

Film Producers 
Film Producers 
Indicated by the title 



Raymond de Courcy's 

Orchestras, Ltd. 
Reavelev Productions, £100 in is. shares 

Ltd. ■ 
Select Films Ltd. ... £100 in £1 shares 

Speciality Films Ltd. ... £100 in is. shares 



£60,000 in 54,000 8 per Kinema Proprietors 

cent cum pref ord. 

shares of £1 each and 

120,000 def. ord. 

shares of is. each. 
£100 in £1 shares ... Indicated by the title ... 7, Oxford Street, W.i. 



Solicitors : Ridgway and 
Ridgway, 17, Union 
Street, Dewsbury. 



Film Producers 



... Film Producers 
... Film Producers 



75, Albanv Street, 

N.W.I. 
12, D'Arblay Street, W.i 
40, Russell Square, 

W.C.I. 



New Companies Registered. 



189 



Same. 



Capital. 



Nature of Business. 



W'ariici Brunswick Ltil. /,'40,ooo in £i shares ... Apparatus Manufac- 
turers 

VVestminstfr Cinemas, £7,000 in £i shares ... Kinema Proprietors ... 

Ltd. 
Zeiss Ikon. Ltd. ... £10,000 in /i shares ,,. Apparatus Manufac- 

turers 



NOVEMBER 

Name. Capital. Nature of Business. 

Acoustic Cinemas(Gorsei- £500 in £1 shares Kinema Proprietors ... 

non), Ltd. 

Associated Portable £11,000 in 10,000 8 per Manufacturers of Ap- 

Sound Equipments, cent. cum. pref. ord. paratus. 
Ltd. shares of £1 each, and 

20,000 ord. shares of 
IS. each. 
Bradford-on- AvonCinema £1,000 in 5s. shares... Kinema Proprietors ... 
Company, Ltd. 

Campal Picture House, £1.000 in £1 shares ... Kinema Proprietors ... 
Ltd. 



Dene, Ltd £500 in £r shares Kinema Proprietors ... 

J. L.Dixon's Enterprises, £500 in £1 shares Kinema Proprietors ... 

Ltd. 
Elite Cinema Company £500 in £1 shares Indicated by the title... 

(Cardiff), Ltd. 
Eimiskillen Cinemas, Ltd. £5,000 in £1 shares ... Indicated by the title... 

Entertainments and Gen- £110,000 in 100,000 8 Kinema Proprietors ... 

eral Investment Cor- per cent. pref. shares 

poration, Ltd. of £1 each and20o,ooo 

ord. shares of is.each. 
Gem Cinemas (Bolton), £10,000 in £1 shares... To acquire a kinema ... 

Ltd. 

Glendale Pictures, Ltd.... £1,000 in £1 shares ... To acquire a kinema ... 

Livesey Bros, and For- £1,000 in £1 shares ... To acquire a kinema ... 
shaw, Ltd. 

Multi-Lingual Produc- £100 in is. shares Film Producers 

tions, Ltd. 
New Clarence Cinema, £100 in £1 shares Kinema Proprietors ... 

Ltd. 

Photographic Electrical £100 in £1 shares Manufacturers of .■Vp- 

Companj', Ltd. paratus. 

Playhouse ( Whitlev Bav) £20,000 in £1 shares... To acquire a kinema ... 
Ltd. 



Registered office. 

Solicitors; Lenton, Hall 
and Burgin, 3, Gray's 
Inn Place, W.C.i. 



Princes (Openshaw), Ltd. £12,000 in £1 shares... Kinema Proprietors 



Polebrook House, Upper 
James Street, Golden 
Square, W.i. 



Registered Office. 

Solicitors : D. O. 

Thomas, Williams and 
Jones, Swansea. 

Solicitors : Bulcraig and 
Davis, Amberley 

House,Norfolk Street, 

W.C.2. 

49a, St. Margaret Street, 
Bradford - on - Avon, 
Wilts. 

Solicitors : Stanley 

Jarrett and Co., Ltd., 
17, Shaftesbury Ave. 
W.I. 

Solicitors : Keenlyside 
and Forster, Lloyds 
Bank Chambers, Col- 
lingwood Street, Nevsr- 
castle-on-Tyne. 

Rialto, Bury New Road, 
Salford. 

8, Dumfries Place, Car- 
diff. 

Solicitors : B. Leslie 
Winslow, Enniskillen. 

Solicitors : Amery, 

Parkes and Co., i, 
Arundel Street,Strand 

W.C.2. 

Solicitors : Winder and 
Holden, 20, Mawdsley 
Street, Bolton. 

Drill Hall Cinema, 
Wooler, Northumber- 
land. 

Solicitor: W. B. Vin- 
cent, 29, King Street, 
Wigan. 

27-28, Fetter Lane, 
E.C.4. 

Solicitors : Stanley Jar- 
rett and Co., 17, 
Shaftesbury Ave. W.i 

Solicitors : Last, Riches 
and Fitton, 18, 
Bolton Street, W.i. 

Solicitors : Fred B. 
Kent and Perring, 6, 
Market Street, New- 
castle-on-Tyne. 

Solicitors : J. G. Ma- 
hafty, 29, Blackfriars 
Street, Manchester. 

5, John Street, W.C.2. 

Solicitors . Kehder and, 
Higgs, 29, Mincing 
Lane, E.C.3. 



Reedean, Limited £50 in 5s. shares Kinema Proprietors. . 

T. R. M. Ltd £35,000 in £1 shares To acquire a kinema .. 

( 10,000 50 per cent, 
non-cum. pref. and 
25,000 ord.) 

Tru col Process, Ltd £5,000 in £r shares ... To acquire and manu- 189, Regent Street, W.i. 

facture processes re- 
lating to colour pho- 
graphy. 

Whitstable Arcadia, Ltd. £100 in £1 shares To acquire a kinema ... 

Wimbledon Amusements, £5,000 in £1 shares ... Kinema Proprietors ... 47, Greek Street, W.i. 
Ltd. 



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Bankruptcies, Liquidations, etc. 



No attempt has been made, under this heading, to cover all the minor 
instances of failure in the Industry, only cases likely to have a general interest 
being included. 

RECEIVERSHIPS. 

APPOINTMENTS AND RELEASES. 



Alpha Film Corporation, Ltd. — S. Croft, of 58, 
Coleman Street, E.C.2., was appointed receiver 
and manager on May 9, 1930, under powers 
contained in debenture dated March 21, 1930. 

Associated Exhibitors' Film Co., Ltd. — W. 
Hoiman of 11, Queen Victoria Street, E.C.4., 
ceased to act as Receiver on December 31, 1929. 

Bestown Productions, Ltd.— C. H. Travis, of 19, 
Charing Cross Road, W.C.2., ceased to act as 
receiver on April 4, 1930. 

Blunt and McCormack, Ltd.— H. W. Batty, 
Incorporated Accountant, of Bond Street House, 
14, Clifford Street, W., was appointed receiver 
and manager on July 10, under powe rs contained 
in debenture dated June 19, 1930 . 

British and Colonial Kinematograph Company, 
Ltd.^H. Morgan, of Capel House, 54, New 
Broad Street, E.C., ceased to act as receiver 
on March 15, 1930. 

British Filmcraft Productions, Ltd. — A. H. 

Hillyer, of Ginsbury Circus House, Blomiield 
Street, E.C.2, was appointed Receiver by Order 
of Court dated May 20, 1930. 

British Masterpiece Films, Ltd. (formerly 
Franco-British Films, Ltd.). — W. Nicholson, 
of Panyer House, Paternoster Row, E.C., was 
appointed Receiver on March 7 , 1930, under 
powers contained in debenture dated June 30, 
1928. 

British Masterpiece Films, Ltd.— W. Nicholson, 
of 12, Wood Street, E.C.2, ceased to act as 
Receiver and/or Manager on July 21, 1930. 

British Phototone, Ltd.— C. Latham, of 78, 
New O.xford Street, W.C.i., was appointed 
receiver and mana ger by Order of Court dated 
April II, 1930. 

Carreras Cinema (Windsor), Ltd. — S. W. Dixon, 
of 25, Shaftesbury Avenue, W., was appointed 
Receiver and Manager by Order of Court dated 
March 28, 1930. 

Carreras Cinema (Windsor), Ltd.— By a letter 
to the Registrar dated October 23, 1930, G. 
Griffin who was appointed Receiver of rents 
on March 14, 1930, under the powers contained 
in a lease dated May 18, 1929, states that he 
relinquished his appointment on May 26, 1930. 

Carreras Lido Entertainments, Ltd.— A. J. H . 
Shay, of Bilbao House, New Broad Street, 
E.C.2, was appointed Receiver and Manager 
on March 20, 1930, under powers contained in 
first and second debentures dated February 2, 
1928, and December 31, 1929. 

Cinemachines, Ltd. (Old Co.).— W.A. Anderson, 
of 4, Broad Street Place, E.C.2, ceased to act 
as Receiver and Manager on April 11, 1930. 

Coliseum (Watford), Ltd.— H. W. Franklin, 
of 30, Gcrrard Street, W., was appointed Re- 
ceiver on March 17, under powers contained in 
debenture dated January 28, 1930. 



Coliseum (Wattord), Ltd.— H. W. Franklin, of 
30, Gerrard Street, W.i, ceased to act as Re- 
ceiver on March 25, 1930. 

Coliseum (Watford), Ltd.— R. W. West, 
F.C.A., of 6, Broad Street Place, E.C.C.2, 
was appointed Receiver and Manager on 
October 22, 1930, under powers contained in 
debenture dated March 28, 1930. 

Croydon Film Company, Ltd.— W. H. Brown, 
C.A. of iga, Coleman Street, E.C.2, ceased to 
act as Receiver and Manager on May 29, 1930. 

Filmit, Ltd.— F. D. Watson, of 22, Carburton 
Street, Portland Place, W.i. was appointed 
Receiver and Manager on January 2, 1930 under 
powers contained in debenture dated September 
20, 1924, in place of Miss E. F. McClean, who 
ceased to act in the above capacities on Jan- 
uary I. 

Fleetwood Palace, Ltd.— A. S. Oldman, of 27 
North Albert Street, Fleetwood, ceased to act as 
Receiver or Manager on June i5, 1930. 

Globe Films, Ltd.— G. M. Bishop, of 3, Soho 
Square, W.i, ceased to act as Receiver and/or 
Manager on December 17, 1929. 

Graham Wilcox Production (London), Ltd.— 

L. A. Clemence, of 92, Victoria Street, S.W.i, 
wasappointed Receiver and Manager on July 24, 
1930, under powers contained in debentures 
dated January 2, 1929. 

Hepworth Picture Plays (1922), Ltd.— H. 
Button, of Africa House, Kingsway, W.C.2, 
ceased to act as Receiver on August 26, 1930. 

Hippodrome (BIyth), Ltd.— R. H. Edwards, 

C.A., of 26, Mosley Street, Newcast!e-on-Tyne, 
was appointed Receiver on January 20, 1930, 
under power contained in mortgage dated 
August 10, 1920. (The above is in substitution 
for the appointment made on December 31, 
1929). 

International Cinematograph Corporation, Ltd- 
— E. J. Alexander, of 28, Domton Road, Balham, 
was appointed receiver and Manager on March 8, 
1930., under powers contained in debentures 
dated June 29, 1929. 

Kingsway Cinema (Lancaster), Ltd. — E. Raw- 
clifie, of 29, Birley Street, Blackpool, was ap- 
pointed Receiver and Manager on October 16, 
1930, under powers contained in debenture 
dated July 16, 1930. 

Lytton Cinema (1918), Ltd.— E. M. Rudland, 
of Waterloo House, 20, Waterloo Street, Birm- 
mingham, ceased to act as Receiver and/or 
Manager on November 21, 1929. 

Margate Super Cinema, Ltd.— S. H. Gillett, of 
24, Basinghall Street, E.C.2, was appointed 
Receiver on February 15, 1930 under powers 
contained in first debenture dated October 23, 
1929. 



Bankruptcies ^ Liquidations, etc. 



191 



Motion Picture News, Ltd.— H. G. Prichard, of 
429, Brixton Road, S.W.o, ceased to act as 
Receiver or Manager on September 30, 1929. 
(Notice filed February 19, 1930). 

Newport Amusements, Ltd.— R. C. Slade. 
accountant, of Midland Bank Chambers, Newport 
Mon., was appointed Receiver and Manager on 
February 13, 1930, under powers contained in 
debenture dated August 2, 1929. 

Palladium (Newport), Ltd.— C. E. Rollinson, of 
Westgate Chambers, Newport, Mon., was 
appointed Receiver on March 7, 1930, under 
powers contained in first mortgage debenture 
dated March 16, 1936. 

Piccadilly Theatre (1928), Ltd.— W. G. Blake- 
more, of 9, King's Bench Walk, Temple, E.C.4. 
was appointed receiver and manager by Order of 
Court dated July 4, 1930. 

Pimlico Cinema, Ltd.— H. J. M. Gregory, of 
513. Salisbury House, B.C. 2, was appointed 
Receiver and Manager on September 9, 1930, 
under powers contained in mortgage and 
debenture dated October 3, 1925. 

Port Talbot Super Cinemas, Ltd.— G. G. Mullens 
of 49, Station Road, Port Talbot, ceased to act 
as Receiver on November 21, 1930. 

Princess Picture Theatre (Hoyland), Ltd.— W. 
S. Robinson, C.A., of Alma Chambers, Scar- 
borough was appointed Receiver and Manager 
on May 23, 1930, under powers contained in 
debenture dated April 8, 1927. 

Princess Picture Theatre (Hoyland), Ltd.— J. 
B. Butterick, Accountant, of i, Cookridge Street 
Leeds, was appointed Receiver on May 28, 
1930 under powers contained in debentures 
dated December 11, 1925. 

Reciprocity Films, Ltd.— E. J. Turbvfield of 
25a, Fenchurch Street, E.C.3, ceased to act as 
Receiver and/or Manager on March 4, 1930. 
(Notice filed August 2, 1930.) 

Retford Cinema and Motors, Ltd.— A. T. 
Wmter of Bridgegate, Retford, and F. A. Prior, 
of General Buildings, Bridlesmith Gate, Notting- 
ham were appointed Receivers on March 25, 
1930, under powers contained in first mortgage 
debentures dated November 19, 1928 to Sep- 
tember 30, 1929. 

Southsea Picture Playhouse Company, Ltd.— 

A. B. Casey, of Park Buildings, Portsmouth, 
ceased to act as Receiver and Manager on 
January 31, 1930. 

Supreme Films, Ltd.— R. Smith, of 6, Messina 
Avenue, N.W.6, was appointed Receiver on 
January 13, 1930, under powers contained in 
first debentures, dated April 3, 1929. 

T. N. E. Syndicate, Ltd.— H. Philcox, of 34, 
London Wall, H.C.2, was appointed Receiver 
and Manager on October 30, under powers 
contained in debenture forming part of series 
created January 27, 1930. 

Tyler Industries (Parent Company), Ltd.— 

G. M. Bishop, of 3, Soho Square, W.i, ceased to 
act as Receiver and/or Manager on December 
17, 1929- 

West Central Film Services Ltd.— A. Bunch, 
of 159, Wardour Street, W.I, ceased to act as 
Receiver or Manager on Nnvember S, 1929. 

COMPANIES WINDING UP. 

(VOLUNTARY AND COMPULSORY 

LIQUIDATIONS.) 

De Forest Phonofilm Co., Ltd.— At a meeting 

of the shareholders on December i, at Carey 

Street, J. Biirwick I'hoiupson, Senior Assistant 



Receiver, who, presided, said the company was 
registered as a private company in July, 1923, 
with a nominal capital of £50,000. In April, 
1926, it was converted into a public company, 
and on July 15, 1928, it was decided to sell 
the whole undertaking to British Talking Pictures 
Ltd., a new company with a capital of £500,000 
the first asset to be a large block of shares in 
the new company. In the three years 1926-8 
the company lost respectively £8,000, £10,000 
and £19,000. 

The assets consisted of 463,376 shares in 
British Talking Pictures, which were estimated 
in the statement of affairs to realise nothing 
at all. Against this there was a sum of £5,861 
due to British Talking Pictures for having met 
certain liabilities of the Phonofilm Co., account- 
ants' fees of £162, solicitors' fees of £76, and also 
some money due to the Inland Revenue. 

After discussion by the shareholders it was 
decided that the liquidation be left in the hands 
of the Official Receiver. 

Kinsman and Ledger, Limited, film agents, 23, 
Bush Lane, Cannon Street, London, E.C.4. 

The sta-utory meeting of the creditors of the 
above was held on October 31, when it was 
stated that the company had passed resolutions 
for voluntary liquidation and had appointed 
S. R. Worley as liquidator. The company 
was formed in April, 1924 with a nominal capital 
of £2,500. In January, 1929, debentures for 
£2,500 were issued for cash whilst various sums 
had been obtained on loan. The company 
recently dealt in talking machine apparatus 
which, however, had proved a failure. The 
assets were insufficient to meet the debenture 
holders' claims, and there were consequently 
no assets available for distribution amongst 
the unsecured creditors, whose claims amounted 
to £5,074 9s. 9d. The actual amount due to 
the trade was about £i,ooo. A Receiver had 
been appointed by the debenture holders on 
October 17, last. 

Celebritone, Ltd. — At a meeting held by the 
Ofiicial Receiver of the creditors of this Com - 
pany, 48 creditors to the value of £4,004, were 
in favour of compulsory winding-up ; five 
creditors, to the value of £578, were in favour 
of winding-up under the supervision of the 
Court ; and 38, with claims to the value of 
£4,257 voted that the voluntary winding-up 
should be continued. 

The Official Receiver informed the meeting 
that he would make his report to the Court 
in the terms of the decisions. 

British Phototone, Ltd. — On the company's 
own petition, Mr. Justice Maugham, in the 
Companies Court, on April 14, made an order 
for the compulsory winding-up of this company. 

Mr. Radcliffe, for the company, said it pre- 
sented the petition because it found itself in 
an impossible position. It was being pressed 
by creditors for some £3,000, and eight of them 
had threatened legal proceedings. The company 
only had £150 in cash. 

Carlton Films (1929), Ltd., 17, Shaftesbury 
Avenue, London, W.i. 

The winding-up order against this company 
was made on October 14, and on November 7 
the statutory first meetings of the creditors 
and the shareholders were held. The chairman 
reported that the company was incorporated 
with a nominal capital of £100 in July, 1929. 
Guiseppe Guarane Glavany, a director, had 
stated that the primary objects of the company 
was the purchase of a film entitled " Down 
Stream," and to give it British nationality. 
The company adopted all the contracts into 
whirli he had entered on its behalf before the 



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formation of the company. He himself was the 
producer, and the cost of producing that film 
was approximately £6,000. The Board of 
Trade refused to grant the film a British quota 
certificate on the ground that the intitial con- 
tracts for the production of the film were 
entered into by him, Glavany, before the forma- 
tion of the company. The Official Receiver was 
informed that as a foreign film the value was of 
little realisable value, and that since the 
introduction of the talkies, its value had further 
depreciated. No statement of afiairs has yet 
been filed, but it is understood that the liabilities 
amount to some ;f5,ooo. 

The liquidation was left in the hands of the 
Official Receiver. 

Palladium (Newport), Ltd., The Palladmm, 
Clarence Place, Newport, Mon. 

Ranking liabilities of £2,834 iis. 6d. and no 
assets was the position disclosed by the state- 
ment of affairs submitted t o the first meeting of 
creditors herein, held on April 29, at 34, Park 
Place, Cardiff. The failure was attributed to 
high cost of film hire, loss of trade, heavy over- 
head charges, high cost of film contracts, and 
competition. 

Newport Amusements Limited, 155, Oxford 
Street, London. — Under the compulsory liquid- 
ation of Newport Amusements, Lts., which lately 
carried on a kinema at Slow Hill, Newport, 
Mon., particulars have been issued by the 
Of&cial Receiver of its promotion and collapse. 
The statement 01 affairs filed in the proceedings 
shows total liabilities £16,736 and no available 
assets. The total deficiency as regards share- 
holders is £21,581. The company which was 
formed in June 1929, acquired the " Pavilion " 
Slow Hill, which was reconstructed into a 
kinema with accommodation for 1,700 people. 
It was opened on October 28, but the attendance 
was only moderate, and the receipts did not 
come up to expectations. As a result the 
company were unable to pay the builders 
and the rent fell into arrear and various creditors 
for film hire proceeded against the company 
and obtained judgment. The failure was 
attributed to the high rates of film hire. The 
liquidator is Mr. A. H. Partridge, Chartered 
Accountant of 3, Warwick Court, Grays Inn, 
London, W.C. 

Whitehall Films, Ltd., WhitehaU Studios, 
Boreham Wood, Herts. — Under the compulsory 
liquidation of this company, G. D.Pepys (Senior 
Of&cial Receiver) has issued a report upon the 
company's position, together with a s umm ary of 
the statement of affairs which shows liabilities 
£33.9i5> of which £15,293 is due to creditors 
wholly unsecured. The assets are valued at 
£19,738, and the account with the contributcries 
discloses a deficiency of £193,517, the issued 
capital being returned at £198,650, consisting of 
800,000 IS. deferred and 158,650 preferred 
ordinary shares at £1 each. 

According to the audited accounts for the 
period from November 2, 1927, to January 31, 
1929, the company made a net loss of £31,245. 

H. G. Howitt, C.A., has been appointed to the 
post cf liquidator with a committee of inspection . 



BANKRUPTCIES 

Percy Alfred Adams, lately 27, Netherall 
Gardens, Hampstead, London, director of a 
film company. 

A sitting of the London Bankruptcy Court was 
beldJon_April 2, before Mr. Registrar Warming- 



ton, for the public examination of the above' 
who returns liabilities at £3,313, and no assets 
whatever. 

Replying to Mr. W. Gaine (Assistant Re- 
ceiver), the defendant said that in July, 1926, 
he formed Northemhay Properties, Ltd., with 
a capital of £12,000 (the whole of which was 
allotted to him or his nominees as fully paid in 
consideration of services rendered) with the 
object of purchasing the Exeter Hippodrome 
and adjoining properties. For this purpose the 
company raised £18,000 on two mortgages ; 
he (debtor) was appointed managing director 
of the company at a remuneration of £500 per 
annum, but resigned that post when a Receiver 
for the mortgage was appointed. He attributed 
his insolvency to the failure of Northernhay 
Properties, Ltd. 

In further examination, the debtor stated that 
he had control of the company's business, but 
as the company was in liquidation its transac- 
tions would be investigated in due course by 
the liquidator. 

The Official Receiver : I suggest that a 
material cause of your failure is personal 
extravagance. 

The debtor emphatically repudiated any such 
suggestion, and added that the liabilities gener- 
ally were owing to relatives. There was a claim 
to £2,240 by the Income Tax authorities, but it 
could not " hold water." It was his intention 
to put forward a proposal for the benefit of 
the creditors. 

The e.^amination was concluded. 

William Edward Berry, " The Anchorage," 
Baildon, Yorkshire, company director. 

The advent of talking films was the cause of 
failure attributed by the debtor herein, in his 
public examination on May 27. According to 
the statement of affairs there was a deficiency of 
£11,873, with gross liabilities of £31,395. The 
debtor was originally a printer. About 1925 
a film distributing company was promoted, and 
he subscribed £450. The capital of the company 
was inadequate, and he advanced sums aggre- 
gating about £15,000. In addition he guaran- 
teed the company's banking account to the 
extent of £9,000. Proceedings were eventually 
threatened by the bankers for payment, and 
he ultimately settled this claim together with 
other claims against the company totalling 
£14,527. The debtor incurred a liability of 
£6,000 as endorsee of bills of exchange on behalf 
of the limited company mentioned, in connection 
with the production of certain pictures. The 
contracts for silent pictvures, and the rapid boom 
in talking pictures had precipitated his failure. 
The examination closed. 

Oscar M. Sheridan, 40, Seymour Street, W.r. 

Publicly examined at the London Bank- 
ruptcy Court on November 4, on accounts 
showing habUities £2,134 (£1,965 imsecured) 
and assets £500. The debtor stated that from 
1919 until 1924, he was employed in France 
with an English newspaper company, that after- 
wards, until 1926, he was engaged in the pro- 
duction of films and that he then returned to 
England. Early in 1930 he planned the organ- 
isation of a film which, under the name of 
"Big Business," was completed under his 
direction. The cost (approximately £8,500) 
was undertaken by a film company, and he 
retEiins a percentage of the anticipated profits 
subject to payment of the production cost. 
Early in 1930 he was sued for moneys due 
under an agreement. He disputed the clciim 
but judgment was obtained upon which the pre- 
sent proceedings were founded. He attributed 



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his insolvency to losses sustained in ventures 
in which he was interested, and to the fact 
that his interest in the film " Big Business " 
(not yet released) has no present realisable 
value, and to ill-health. The examination was 
' oncludcd. 

George GibbS, company director, lo-ii, 
I. riteriun Chambers, Jermyn Street, London. 

The public examination of this debtor was 
held at the London Bankruptcv Court. The 
only liability is £'429, due to the petitioning 
creditor, and no assets are disclosed. 

Replyine to Mr. Wheeler, Official Receiver, 
the debtor said that in 1927 he became a director 
of Universal Productions, Ltd., which pro- 
moted Anglo-International Film Co., Ltd. The 
capital was to be a million and threc-ciuarters, 
and the company was intended to be a sort of 
merger of German film companies. Witness, 
acting on behalf of the proposed company, 
instructed Messrs. Price, Wattrhouse and Co. 
to inspect and report upon a number of kinema 
theatres. The flotation, however, was aban- 
doned ; Jlessrs. Price, Waterhouse and Co. 
obtained judgment against him personally, 
and instituted these bankruptcy proceedings. 

Further questioned by Mr. Wheeler, the debtor 
?aid he held a one-third interest in the world 
rights of the Horst Colour Film process, which 
was owned by Commercial Enterprise, Ltd., of 
which ccmpanv he was also a director. Nego- 
tiations were in progress for the sale of the 
process for some £100,000, and he held a docu- 
ment certifying that he was the holder of a one- 
third interest in the rights. He had not dis- 
closed that document to the Official Receiver 
because he placed no present value upon it. 
He had not been bankrupt before. 

A solicitor in Court identified the debtor as 
having been bankrupt under the name of Sand- 
ford Rich, and the witness admitted that two 
previous failures were recorded against him in 
the name of Rich or Reich. His name was 
originally Reich, and was changed to Rich by 
Deed Poll in 1915. Since 1919 he had been 
known by the trading name of George Gibbs, 
and he had not been bankrupt in that name. 

The examination was adjourned till July 24, 
to enable the Official Receiver to make in- 
quiries into the previous failures. 

Norman Healing Barger, The Lyric, King 
Street, Carmarthen ; The Palace, Queen Street, 
Pembroke Dock, Pembrokeshire ; late The 
Fmpire Theatre, Blue Street, Carmarthen , 
kinema proprietor. 

The statement of affairs, which show'ed 
gross liabilities of £3,827 17s. 5d ranking 
liabilities of £1,272 8s. 2d., assets totalling 
£599 7s. lod., and a deficiency of £673 os. 4d., 
was submitted by this debtor when he appeared 
at the Guildhall, Carmarthen, recently, for his 
public examination. Owing to his overhead 
(barges exceeding his gross profits he had been 
forced to file his petition. He would have been 
all right if he had not had to put in talking 
machine apparatus and renew the seats in his 
theatres. The hearing was concluded. 

Robert Edgar Booth, Ludlow House, and the 
Coliseum Theatre, Gorleston-on-Sea, Suffolk, 
cinema proprietor. 

According to the statement of affairs pre- 
viously produced, there were liabilities of 
£2,901 IS. lod., and a deficiency of £2,777 is. 6d . 
The debtor said that when he leased the Palace 
Theatre at Gorleston he had not gone very deeply 
into the condition of the building, although he 
was aware that he was responsible for its 



r epair. He said that he had done a considerable 
amount of replacement and redecorating, and 
had made improvements. He attributed his 
failure to litigation costs. The examination 

was closed. 

Gerald Malvern, 52, Shaftesbury Avenue, 
London. 

On March 28 the above debtor attended before 
Mr. Registrar Mellor, at the London Bankg 
ruptcy Court, for examination on accounts 
showing unsecured creditors £445 and assets 
£200. 

In June, 1927, he assisted in the formation 
of British Controlled Films, Ltd., and was 
appointed subsequently technical managing 
director at a salary of £1,000 a year. He re- 
mained with the company until August, 1929 
when, owing to differences with his co-director , 
he was dismissed. He commenced an action 
against the company for arrears of salary and 
damages for breach of contract. The action was 
heard after the receiving order was made, 
and he succeeded and obtained damages. 
He attributed bis insolvency to his bability under 
a judgment in respect of a promissory note 
signed jointly with another person for which h e 
had received no consideration, and to non- 
payment of salary due from the British Con- 
trolled Films, Ltd. The promissory note was 
for £50 ; he had decided to go into business 
with another person, and the money was used 
for the formation of a company, but the matter 
fell through. At the time he signed the note 
he could have paid his debts in full. 

The examination was ordered to be concluded . 

Sydney Joseph Flatau and Barnett Freedman, 

6, Conduit Street, W., trading as J. Flatau and 
B. Freedman, and as J. Flatau, Temperance 
Hall Cinema, Northampton, kinema proprietors 
and company directors, attended on January 
22, at the London Bankruptcy Court for public 
examination. 

The accounts filed in the proceedings showed 
total liabilities £101,609, of which £40,651 is 
unsecured, and assets estimated to produce £40 . 
It appeared from questions put to the debtors 
that they entered into partnership in August, 
1912, primarily to carry on business as kinema 
proprietors, but on terms that each partner was 
free to enter into business transactions in his 
own name on behalf of the partnership. In all 
transactions carried out in this way each partner 
has been cognisant of the transaction of the other. 
The commencing capital was £600. Debtors 
were questioned at considerable length, and the 
examination of both debtors was finally closed. 

G. G. Glavany, film producer, 17, Shaftesbury 
Avenue, London, W.i. 

On Thursday, November 20, in the London 
Bankruptcy Court, the public examination was 
held of Giuseppe Guarino Glavany. The 
debtor's statement of affairs shows liabilities 
£7,668 (ranking £5.573) and estimated assets 
£925. , ^ 

In March of last year debtor produced 
" Downstream," which was sold to a limited 
company. As, however, the film was not made 
by a British subject, the necessary certificate 
for quota purposes was not granted. In 
September, 1929, the mortgagees gave in- 
structions for the film to be shown as a foreign 
production, but, owing to the introduction of 
the talkies it was not a success. Judgment for 
£546 was obtained against him for goods 
supplied and costs, and the proceedings in 
bankruptcy ensued. The examination was 
concluded. 



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MEETINGS 

OF 

CREDITORS. 

The Deansgate Picture House and Cafe Rendez 
VOUS, Ltd., Manchester. —At the nieetint; of the 
creditors of the above, held on October 24, it was 
reported that the liabilities to the Trade were 
jr2,894 13s. 8d., and t'lere were cash creditors for 
/i.g,693 6s. 2d., making a total of £52,587 igsaod. 
'fhe assets were estimated to r'alise £8,054 12s. 
M.. from which had to be deducted £3,023 2S. 4d. 
for preferential claims. The deficiency as re- 
garded the creditors was £47,556 gs. 6d. It 
was reported that the company was registered 
in 1922 with a share capital of £5,000. Certain 
debentures were also issued. The company 
had suffered from severe competition and the 
introduction of talking pictures. The debenture 
holders held a floating charge over the whole of 
the assets, and as the interest was in arrears, 
the trustee decided to sell. The creditors 
passed a resolution confirming the voluntary 
liquidation of the company with the liquidator 
appointed by the shareholders. 

Stanley Byres, 62. Creditor Hill, West Hamp- 
stead, London, kinenia proprietor. 

The first meeting of creditors was held on 
.I\ily 14, at the London Bankruptcy Court, under 
the failure of Stanley Byre, kinema proprietor, 
of (ig, Crediton Hill, West Hampstead. 

The Official Receiver reported that the 
debtor had stated in preliminary examination 
that in February, igag, he entered into partner- 
ship with another, and they traded as the B. 
and C. Theatre Co. (the debtor's name being 
registered as the sole proprietor), at the Invicta 
Cinema, High Street. Chatham. They obtained 
3 21 years' lease of the premises, with an option 
to purchase in their joint names, and ran them 
as the Invicta Cinema. The debtor contributed 
his special knowledge of the film industry and 
his general business experience, and his partner 
provided a cash capital of £1,500, which he 
raised on loan from his bankers, to whom he 
gave his personal guarantee, and he fu'-thcr 
deposited with them the lease of the kinema 
as collateral security. 

The case was left in the hands of the Official 
Kicciver, to be wound up in bankruptcy. 

Walter Hargreaves, " The Croft," Wigston 
Lane, Aylostone, Leicestershire, kinema theatre 
lessee, lately " The Bijou Cinema," Syston, 
Leicestershire, " The Empire Cinema," Barrow- 
ford, Lancaster, The Kmpire Cinema, Wilne- 
cote, Warwickshire, The Palace Cinema, En- 
derby, Leicestershire, and the New Theatre, 
Winchester, Southampton. 

At the first meeting of creditors herein, on 
August 14, at Leicester, the statement of affairs 
disclosed ranking liabilities of £1,188 los. id. 
against net assets of £26 15s. 4d., a deficiency of 
£1,161 14s. gd. The debtor attributed his 
failure to lack of patronage, l<een competition, 
heavy overhead charges and lack of capital. 
The net loss arising from carrying on business 
from December o, igag was £662. From igig 
to 1923 the debtor was employed as a kinema 
operator and theatre manager in various towns. 
He was then employed as an electrical engineer 
and in December, ig2g, commenced business 
at the Palace Theatre, Enderby, with a capital 
of £150. He has cariied on business at five 
theatres in all. The debtor stated that he had 
been unsuccessful from the start. Books of 



accounts have not been kept, Iiut statements 
of weekly receipts and payments at each theatre 
were produced. He became aware of his position 
in June, ig30. Since last December the debtor 
borrowed about £goo from seven creditors, 
each of whom he employed as operator or 
manager at one of his theatres. These loans 
have not been repaid, and in si.x cases wages 
are still owing. The case being a summary 
one, w-as left in the hands of the Official Receiver 
as trustee. 

Harry Pearl, 155, Oxford Street, London. 

The receiving order against the above was 
made on September 4 on a creditor's petition , 
and on September 17 the statutory first meeting 
of the creditors was held at Carey Street, W.C. 

The debtor, who estimates his liabilities at 
upwards of £20,000, and whose assets are a 
doubtful realisable value and probably will 
produce under £300, stated in preliminary 
examination that for the. past eleven years 
he has been connected with the running of kin- 
emas and the renting of film companies. The 
last company of which he was a director v/as 
one carrying on business at the above address 
and was now in liquidation. .At present he 
was acting as manager under a five-year's 
contract with a kinema corporation at a salary 
of £25 a week. His liabilities were in respect 
of guarantees given in connection with the 
promotion of tfie Pavilion Cinema, Newport, 
also guarantees given on behalf of his late partner 
and liabilities in respeot of an underwriting 
business in which he was interested in 1927. 
His insolvency was also due to continued illness 
of his wife and depreciation of shares. 

Creditors passed a resolution for the appoint- 
ment of Mr. F. S. Salaman, C.A., of i and 2, 
Bucklersbury, trustee. 

Sydney Chaplin, film actor, described as late 
of Oddenino's Hotel, Regent Street, W. 

The statutory first meeting of creditors of 
the above was held at Bankruptcy Buildings, 
on November 27,undera receiving order recently 
made on the petition of British International 
Pictures, Ltd. 

The only claim lodged was by the petitioners 
for £12,782 in respect of damages for breach of 
contract, a judgment for that amount with costs 
having been given in their favour on ]n\v 31 
last. 

It was stated that Chaplin had not yet 
attended on the Official Receiver, and that he 
might possess assets in America. His affairs 
were left in the Official Receiver's hands. 

Newport Amusements, Ltd., 155, Oxford 
Street, W.C. The statutory first meetings of 
creditors and shareholdc rs of the abc ve company 
(in compulsory liquidation) were held on NIarch 
5. The OfPcial Receiver reported that the 
company was incorporated in June, 1929, 
with a nominal capital of £500, which was 
subsequently increased to £5,000. Prior to the 
formation of the company Harry Pearl, who be- 
came secretary to the company, ascertained 
that a building in Newport (Mon.) was available 
for converting into a kinema. Pearl conferred 
with Abraham Pearl, Harvey Segal and George 
William Pearson, and it was decided to form a 
company to acquire the premises and convert 
them into a picture theatre, with accommodation 
for 1,700 people. 

It was opened on October 28, 1929, but the 
receipts did not come up to expectation. As 
a result the company could not keep up the 
instalments to the builder ; the rent also fell 



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195 



i to arrears, and various reii'er creditors 
i.Llained judgment on February 14. The 
debenture holder appointed a receiver and 
manager. 

'i'he faihire of the company is attributed by 
Harry Pearl to the high rate of lilm hire, and 
tlie rather poor attendances. Owing to the 
statement of affairs not having been yet filed, 
the Official Receiver has no information as to 
tlic assets and liabilities. 

Resolutions were passed in favour of A. H. 
Partridge, C.A., of Warwick Court, Holborn, 
being nominated as liquir'ator. 

British Controlled Films, Ltd., 22, Basinghali 
?freet, London. 

The statutory first meeting of the creditors 
and shareholders of British Controlled Films, 
lid., were held on March 21, before E. T. A. 
I'hillips, Official, Receiver. The winding-up 
<' rder was made on February 24, upon a creditor's 
petition, the company's registered officer being 
at 22, Basinghali Street, E.C. 

The chairman reported that the company 
was incorporated on June 2, 1927, as a private 
company, to carry on business as distributors 
of and dealers in kinematograph films, etc. 
'i lie nominal capital was £25,000, in shares of 
£1 each, and 10,547 shares had been issued all 
for cash. 

A draft statement of affairs had been lodged 
showing liabilities £15,960, against assets £527, 
consisting chiefly of the company's interest, 
valued at £500, in a German film company. Jn 
addition there were some films in Egypt and 
.Scandinavia which might bring in £120 to the 
estate. The failure of the company was 
attributed to the exhaustion of its funds in 
attempts to form a film distributing organisation . 
The liquidation was left in the hands of the 
Official Receiver and a committee of inspection. 

Thomassin Manufacturing Co., Ltd., inventors 
and man ifarturers of ''Naturctone" sound sys- 
tem, 40, 43, Kirby Street, Hul'oorn, E.C.i. 

-A meeting of the creditors was held on .^^pi il 16, 
when Mr. Thomassin, mana.ging director, report- 
ed that the company was registered on May 2, 
last, with a capital of £300, to carry on the busi- 
ness of kinematograph apparatus manufacturers 
and acquire the Fox water heater and also to 
tlevelop certain ideas with regard to talking 
picture apparatus. 

The capital of £300 was not sufficient for a 
programme of that description, and their 
original programme provided for a sum of about 
£2,000. Certain demonstrations were given with 
regard to the sound portion of the apparatus, and 
afterwards in the synchronising method, but the 
company were reiiuired to make an apparatus to 
take .-imerican films. .\n apparatus was fitted 
in the London Hippodrome, whilst various 
kinemas had been equipped with the disc appara- 
tus. After a time the company found themselves 
short of working capital, and they were being 
pressed by creditors, and it was decided to call a 
meeting. 

Trade liabilities amounted to £2,671 2s. 6d., 
\vhilst there were other claims amounting to 
£3,872 15s. The assets consisted of stock, 
£2,161, and there was a deficiency of £4,392 17s. 
6d. Mr. Thomassin thought there was still a 
large future for the apparatus,land if it was possible 
to carry on in the future, profits woukl be made. 
It was eventually decided to appoint E. W. 
\ iney, C.A., of Mansion House Chambers, Queen 
N'ictoria Street, as liquidator, with a committee 
of inspection. 



Metropolitan Electric Theatres, Ltd., 225, High 
Road, Streatham, London, S.W.i6. — Pursuant 
to Section 238 of the Companies Act, 1929, a 
meeting of creditors interested herein was held 
on August 6 at the Abercorn Rooms, Bishops- 
gate, H.C., when a statement of affairs was pro- 
duced showing liabilities of £r3,775 3s. 5d. and 
net assets of £120 os. 6d., or a deficiency of 
£13,665 2s. I id. It was stated that there were, 
in addition, unascertained liabilities in respect of 
uncompleted contracts with film renters, and 
R.C.A. Inc., for the sound film equipment. 

A resolution was passed confirming the volun- 
tary liquidation of the company, with Mr. 
Bullimore as liquidator and a committee of in- 
spection was also appointed. 

Screen Art, Ltd., 22, Frith Street, \V., kine- 
matograpli service publishers. At a meeting of 
the creditors, held on June 10, H. Granville 
White, the liquidator of the company, submitted 
a statement of affairs which disclosed liabilities 
due to the trade of £1, 27 4s. 3d., ,' nd sundry 
creditors £780 2S. 2d. The net assets amounted 
to £1,380 15s. 7d., a deficiency of £426 los. lod. 
The company was incorporated in December, 
1928, with a nominal capital of £50,000. The 
issued capital of the company was £10,000. 

The creditors passed a resolution confirming 
the appointment of Mr. White as liquidator of the 
company. .A committee of inspection was also 
appointed to act in conjunction with the liqui- 
dator. 

W. E. E. Ltd., The Scala Theatre, Charlotte 
Street, London, W.i. 

On November 14, at the Board of Trade 
Offices, the statutory meetings of the creditors 
and of the shareholders were held in the com- 
pulsory liquidation of W. E. E. Ltd., the regis- 
tered office of which was the Scala Theatre, 
Charlotte Street, London, W. The winding-up 
order was made on the joint petition of Butcher's 
F'ilm Service, Ltd., of Wardour Street, W., 
creditors for £26, and of the Fox Film Co., Ltd., 
of Berners Street, W., creditors for £50. The 
liabilities amounted to £18,313, and the assets 
were valued at £2 9s. iid. 

The liquidation was left in the Official Re- 
ceiver's hands. 



APPLICATION 

FOR 
DISCHARGE. 

Reginald John Marks, 129, The Vale, Golders 
(ircen, Middlesex, who was adjudicated bankrupt 
in .August, 1929, on February 14, appFed to 
.Mr. Registrar Mellor, at the London Bankruptcy 
Court for his discharge. The Otficial Receiver 
reported that the liabilities were £i,437, and the 
assets had produced £54. In December, 1926, 
he and a partner acquired the lease of the 
Gaiety Cinema, Church Lane, Leytonstone. 
He put in £200, but the venture was unsuccessful 
owing to keen competition. The partnership 
was dissolved in March, 1929. The liabilities 
were about £1,000 and there were no assets, 
and in consideration of his partner undertaking 
to pay the partnership debts, he gave him a 
bill for £35, payable March i, 1929, and to pay 
him £400 out of future earnings, liabihties of 
£1,186 8s. 9d., and no assets. The Receiver 
opposed the discharge on statutory grounds, and 
his Honour suspended the discharge for tw 
years. 



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I H 1 

PUBLIC 



DEMANDS 




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the world. You may have 
booked the biggest winners 
released during the current 
year. But only if your theatre is 
equipped with Western Electric 
will you satisfy the demands of 
your quality-conscious patrons. 

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EQUIPMENT 

AND 

TECHNICAL 
SECTION 



INDEX 

Equipment and Technique in 1930 ... ... 207 

Data for Kinematograph Technicians ... ... 229 

Technical Tables ... ... ... ... ... 231 



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Tk 



WEMBLEY 




with 

SOUND-HEAD 

and 

ELECTRICAL 
SYNCHRONISER 
ATTACHMENT 

Perfect Reprod uction . 

Reliability and Simplicity. 

Synchroniser Electrically 

Controlled. 



No Structural Alterations [ 
Necessary to Projector Box. ' 

EFFICIENT SERVICE 

Write for Full Particulars. 
Cash or Hire Service. 







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Goswell Road, 
LONDON, E.C.I 

'Phone : Clerkenwell 6595. 



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Confidence 
inspired 

U P E R 
O U N D 
YSTEM 

Precision (100% 

SUIT 
ANY SIZE 

CINEMA 

ANY COMPANY 

SUPPLY MAINS. 



SOUND 






SOUND FILM APPARATUS, LTD. 

89-91i WARDOUR ST., 
LONDON, W.l. 



Telephone : 
Gerrard 4911-2 
Gerrard 6742 



Telegrams : 

Edisound, Westcent, 

London. " 



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FOR INSTALLATIONS - - FREE 



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FLEXIBLE SHAFTS 

for 

TALKIES 

** ]Ve have searched the world over for a 
flexible shaft that would operate our machine. 
Yours is the only one that does not break and 
gives perfect synchronisation." 

The above statement was made by one of the 
largest talkie machine manufacturers in England. 

Manufactured throughout of ail-British material 

BY 

THE FLEXIBLE SHAFT MANUFACTURING CO. 



V. 



Town Road, Edmonton, N.9. 

Telephone : Telegrams : 

Tottenham 3541. " Flexotrons, Lowered, London." 



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SPECIALISTS 

IN 

TALKIE FILM APPARATUS 

SELENIUM CELLS 
DANCE HALL and STAGE LIGHTING 



26, CHURCH STREET, LONDON, W.l 

Pkone .• GERRARD S2S7-52S8 



Equipment and Technical Section. 



201 




SCREEN ca.i;r 




Cinema Screen 
Specialists 

CURTAINS, COUNTERWEIGHTING, 
COMPLETE STAGE EQUIPMENT. 



Important installations during 1930 include : 



NEW VICTORIA, LONDON 
ASTORIA, OLD KENT ROAD 
ASTORIA, STREATHAM 
PALLADIUM, SOUTHPORT 
FORUM, FULHAM 



NEW VICTORIA, BRADFORD 
ASTORIA, FINSBURY PARK 
NEW VICTORIA, EDINBURGH 
RINK CINEMA, SMETHWICK 
REGAL, GRAYS 



The BULMAN JUPITER 

SCREEN COMPANY LTD. 

32 Great Windmill Street, London, W.l. 



Telephone: Gerrard 3907. 



Telegrams : Alsafraz, Piccy, London. 



Agents : J. F. BROCKLISS. LTD. 
London, Manchester, Glasgoiv, Birmingham, Leeds. 



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I STUDIO Cameras. Tripods. 

' r- A ■■ I ■% nil ■- ai V Cartoon Outfits. 

EQUIPIVltNT Repairs to — all Cameras. 

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THE KINEMATOGRAPH THEATRE. 



Equipment and Technique in 1930 

By A. LESLIE CARTER. 



THE year 1930 has witnessed the triumph of the " talkies." Diehard 
champions of the silent film and those pessimists who were unable to 
envisage the box-office potentialities of the new development have been 
confounded, and the year closes with approximately 75 per cent, of kinemas 
in this country providing sound film programmes. It is safe to say that the 
majoritv of the remaining 1,000 unwired halls will succumb as soon as eco- 
nomic factors permit. 

-Mthough it cannot be denied that the financial difficulties confronting 
exhibitors who installed sound have been considerable, on the whole the 
changeover has proved substantially successful at the box office. Now 
in addition to the increased overheads caused by the necessity of installing 
sound equijjment, exhibitors are faced by other momentous problems which 
are consequent upon the rapid development of the wide screen and the coming 
of colour and, perhaps, in the indefinite future, television. 

THE WIDE FILM, 

According to reports from the C.E.A. branches, British e.xhibitors are 
\-ocallv unanimous in their demand for concerted action in opposition to the 
wide screen. Notwithstanding this expressed attitude, however, there is 
little doubt but that its introduction or otherwise is entirely dependent upon 
its bo-x-oflice appeal which at the moment, judging from American e.x- 
perience, cannot be claimed to be entirely worth the additional expense 
involved in production and presentation. At the same time the interest 
taken by exhibitors in the big screen achieved by the " Magnascope " 
principle does not suggest that an official bar would be wholly effective. 

The " big screen " obtained by the employment of a wide-angle lens attach- 
ment to the ordinary projector has been in fairly common use for spectacular 
sequences in our larger picture theatres. Several firms, among them Taylor, 
Taylor & Hobson, Ross, and George Palmer have specialised in these units, 
which are operated in conjunction with an enlarged screen, the surround of 
which is unmasked simultaneously. The main difficulty of this method 
arises from the " blurring " of definition owing to the enlarged granularity 
of the projected image. 

The case for the wide film is that it provides a wider sound track and at 
the same time achieves a 3-dimensionaI approach with increased visibility 
and the greater variety and depth in close shots. The wide film cameras 
depth of focus is said to preserve backgrounds clearly and sharply and the 
reduction in the number of cuts from long to medium shots will, it is claimed, 
result in greater continuity of action. The enlarged granularity of the 
projected jiicture docs not arise because in the projection from wide film 



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the images are enlarged only in the same proportion as the 35 mm. images 
on a standard screen. 

In America plans for production on wide films are well advanced and 
several important subjects have already been shown by this method. 
Whether commercial results have warranted the increased expenditure it 
is too early to say. American producers have reached agreement on per- 
foration standards and sound tracks, but there exists considerable division 
of opinion concerning total width and size of frame. 

According to the S.M.P.E. the widths more favoured are 70 mm. and 65 mm. 
but there exists a tendency to make negatives on \\'ide film and make reduced 
negatives on 35 mm. stock for showing on the standard projector fitted with 
a shorter focal length lens. The adoption of this method would obviate 
the spending of vast sums on jiroduction and exhibiting equipment, which 
it is estimated by an American authority would involve an additional charge 
to the industry of approximately /50,ooo,ooo. The view of the C.E.A., 
however, is that the cost to exhibitors would only involve a slight increase 
on present projection prices and the readjustment of seating. 

The following comprises some of the chief wide film devices : — 

MAGNAFILM (Paramount). 

Stock 56 mm. wide, iy| mm. high, necessitating a special optical head. 

GRANDEUR (Fox). 

Stock 70 mm. wide and 24 mm. high. Its use involves the scrapping of 
existing machinery of photography, progressing and projection, and possibly 
also the enlargement of the projection room. 

SPOOR BERRGREN (R.K.O.). 

Stock 60 mm. wide. Special production and projection equipment. 

FEAR SYSTEM. 

Uses standard stock, the picture being photographed perpendicularly 
to the length of the film, each picture occupying approximately the space 
of about tw'o and a half the present standard markings. In projection 
rectification is by a prismatic optical device. In England,|W. Vinten favoured 
this method. 

VITASCOPE (Warner and F.N.). 

Stock 65 mm. in width and i/5th deeper than standard film. Requires 
an attachment to the standard projector, which can be installed within half 
an hour, a turn of a knob will adjust the machine from narrow to wide film 
projection. 

SONO-ART (World Wide). 

Stock 56 mm. wide, requires a projector attachment which can be 
installed within twenty minutes. 

REALIFE. (M.-G.-M.) 

Original negative is photographed on large film, approximately 2J in. 
wide, in special cameras. It is then printed on standard film by an optical 
printer and is reduced with all detail. A lens attachment on the projector 
builds up the picture to desired width. It is announced by Sam Eckman, 
Jnr.,thatit is not proposed to place it on the British market at the moment. 



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FULVUE. 

A British invention which consists of a two lens attachment to an ordinary 
camera which produces a lateral compression .of the image, so that 
nearly three times the width is included in a normal frame. The picture 
-is_then expanded on projection by means of an attachment costing approxi- 
mately /20. 

In a paper recently read to the S.M.P.E. by A. S. Howell and J. .\. 
Dubray, three sizes of screen picture were advocated : Economic (18 ft. by 
30 ft.), Spectacular (22 ft. by 36 ft.) and Extreme (27 ft. by 45 ft.). Of the 
three, the Economic was adv^ocated, the suggested width was 46 mm. which 
would give a sound touch of 5.08 mm., double the usual space. Width of 
camera aperture would be 30.76 mm., and that of the projector aperture, 
28.76 mm. 

The latest development in this connection is the official adoption bv 
the S.M.P.E. Committee on Standards of the 50 mm. width for wide films. 
Provided the producei^s approve the decision, the width will be put into 
general use. 

An American survey estimates that 60 per cent, of their kinemas lack 
space for screens of more than 24 ft. width. The proportion in England 
would be slightly higher, but it is significant that every new building is 
being provided with the necessary facilities, and wherev^er reconstruction 
takes place, provision is invariablv made for the wide screen. 

STEREOSCOPY. 

The direct impetus which led to the development of the wide film was 
the achievement of stereoscopic vision. The wide film, as we know it, has 
abandoned these claims, although it appears that G. K. Spoor is still working 
upon his stereoscopic invention. In this connection it is interesting to note 
that he proposes to introduce the recording on the edge of the film instead of 
the surface. A device which is claimed to give depth of vision on the screen 
effect is being marketed by I.P.D., Ltd.. and consists of an optical arrange- 
ment which is fixed in the front of the porthole. 

THE PRESENT TALKIE SITUATION. 

Notwithstanding the fact that there are only about 1,000 theatres 
now available for talkie equipments, the number of sound systems available 
is still increa.sing, the most recent newcomers offering sets at a price and 
promising a performance which a year ago would have been impossible. 
Many much-advertised sets have passed out, being replaced by more reliable 
equipments. These later purchasers of new installations have been able to 
avail themselves of the considerable drop in the prices of equipment. 

In the early days, the fear was expressed that the chief obstacle to the 
popularisation of the " talkie " would be the poor quality of reproduction 
owing to the inefficiency of operators. How far removed from actual fact 
was this forecast a space of twelve months has proved. A great deal .of 
admirable work was performed by the Renters' Sound Committee not only 
in the education of projectionists, but also in the insistence upon a standard 
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In some districts, members of the C.E.A. in conjunction with local 
education authorities instituted classes for projectionists, which, generally 
speaking, were largely attended. Excellent work was also performed by the 
British Guild of Projectionists, whose members eagerly seized the oppor- 
tunity for self-education, and linked u]i for this purpose with the Renters' 
Sound Committee. Incidentally, owing to the general high level of repro- 
duction, the Renters' Committee ceased to function with the close of 1930. 

For the guidance of exhibitors who are not yet ecjuipped or propose to 
make a change in installation, the following Ust of sound equipments available 
has been prepared. 

A.W.H. 

(a) Major SF & D, £750 (b) Minor S.F & D £650 (c) Sound-on Film 
with amplifiers in duplicate, £500 (d) Sound-on Film with amplifiers 
not in duplicate, £400 (e) Sound-on Film fitted to existing disc installation 
£250. 

Ca.sh 14 days after opening date or hire purchase over IS months. Cost 
of installation /,50, which includes service of resident engineer for 14 days. 
Complete service facilities (optional) charges, £2 weekly or £5 monthlv. 

The set reproduces sound-on films and disc or non-sync provision 
being made for running of turntable at either 33J or SO r.p.m. All amplifiers 
in duplicate with interchangeable units. jNIain amplifier worked from A.C. 
supply. All valves standard. Exponential horn with .special dynamic unit 
and moving coil loudspeakers used. 

BRITISH ACOUSTIC. 

Senior Model (over 650), SF & D £1,150. Junior, SF & D £900. Minor, 
SF & D £650. Film only £600. 

Terms, cash or deferred. Cost of installation. Senior /20, Junior /20, 
Minor ^15. Ser\ice depots in all key cities, charges /3 per visit. 

BRITISH CINEPHONE. 

(a) SF & D (2,000), £700. (0) Sound-on Film (2,000), £550. 

Terms bv arrangement. Wiring, conversion plant and screens additional. 
A weekly or fortnightly inspection service may be arranged from 30s. to £3 
weekly. 

British Cinephone is provided with a specialh^ designed universal base 
of massive though compact construction. Exponential horns and electro 
dynamic units are used and the amplification system is designed and con- 
structed by Pye-Radio, Ltd. Caesium type P.E. cells are u.sed and Osram 
valves. 

BRITISH TALKING PICTURES. 

Film and/or Disc models available for any type of hall. Prices from 
£1,000 cash for complete Sound on Film and Disc. 

Extended terms arranged. Installation charges included in contract 
Service from branches throughout U.K., at a maximum cost price of £3 
weekly; this is optional. \\\W fit Kalee, Erncmann and Simplex projectors. 



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Sound on film and/or disc equipment for any size tlieatre, with special 
a nplifier and electrical equipment, manufactured to the designs and specifi- 
sation of British Talking Pictures, Ltd., by G.E.C., Ltd. Simple in operation 
and fitted with unique tone control. 

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'b.'sP & D (2,500 capacity) £1,280. C. SF & D (800) £795. E. SP & D 
(1,250) £995. F. Film only (800) £595. 

Cash or deferred payments, one, two or three years. Cost of wiring 
and installation : B., £ioo, C, E. or F., £io^. Service facilities to date 
include i2 main depots and 15 sub-depots. Charges : B., C. and E., £3. 
weekly ; F., £2 los. weekly. New projectors are necessary if existing makes 
are condemned by survey engineers. 

All mains equipment, British made throughout, fully patented and 
covered by a 12 months' guarantee and full indemnity against patent 
claims. 

CHALLENGER. 

Disc, for any capacity, prices from £300. 

Cash or extended payments. No service charges. 

The complete installation is all mains driven and includes two turntables 
with -^ h.p. motors and drives. Twin amplifier with three controls. The 
elevation of the tone-arm gives perfect suspension and even tracking of the 
pickup. Sets a high standard of mechanical design. _ Sound-on film will be 
offered shortly. 

ECHO. 

Standard model (Film), £395. 

Cash or by instalments over 12, 18 or 24 months for £-1 lis. 3d. weekly. 
Includes cost of installation. Service by Philips by arrangement. 

The equipment consists of an extremely simple sound head which is very 
compact, the over all dimensions being 8| in. by 5^ in. by 4 in. It is of solid 
construction and the whole is finished in chromium plating. It is easily adapted 
to any make of projector. There is no gate and an enlarged beam is thrown 
on the light sensitive cell instead of the usual reduced beam. Philips 
amplifiers, auxiliary amplifiers and speakers are used. 

EDIBELL. 

(a) All mains, 1931 Super model (3,000). (b) Sound-on Film (c) Sound- 
on Disc. Prices range from £965 to £325. 

Cash or extended payments over one, two or three years. Installation 
additional except in case of Super equipment. Service depots throughout 
the country. Charges, £2 per week for weekly inspections. 

The universal (SF & D) model comprises sound head and disc with. all 
mains amplification of dual capacity. Sound or film attachment is arranged 
for either battery amplification or all mains. The disc set has a single amplifi- 
cation unit either for D.C. or A.C. Voigt speaker and Edibell amplification 
system are used. 



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ELECTROCORD. 

Universal Base Models, (a) Senior SF & D (any capacity) £840 (b) 
Junior SF & D (500) £721. (c) Special Film only, £395 (d) Special 
Disc only, £300. 

Payment by cash or deferred terms does not include cost of installation, 
;£25 ; full service, charges 50s. weekly. 

The universal base model is all-spiral gear driven — no belts or chains. 
Specially constructed sound head. All amplifiers Electrocord make and 
design, either single or dual at 10, 40, 60, 75 or 120 watts. Special design 
dual pre-stage amplifier. Combined film and disc control and fader unit. 
Truvox exponential horns and dynamic units. 

FILM INDUSTRIES. 

De Luxe SF & D (any canacity) £1,110. Standard SF (2,000) £950. 
Transportable, Sound-on Film (350) £350. 

Cash or extended payments up to 3 years. Prices include cost of in.stalla- 
tion. Service facilities include a service engineer within a 10-mile radius 
of each theatre. Cost, £3 weekly for first 6 months ; subsequently at the 
option of the exhibitor. 

Both De Luxe and .Standard models are supplied on universal bases, the 
pre-stage is attached to the base and is easily interchanged. Two types of 
main amplifier, both mains operated, are employed — the 50 watt and the 
100 watt, 4-channel type. In the latter four independent circuits are available 
merely by the operation of two rotary switches. Exponenial horn loudspeakers 
are used. Battery equipment for the first valve supply in the pre-stage 
amplification and exciter lamps are supplied in duplicate and the changing 
arrangements are automatic ; one set being on charge while the other is in 
service. Mazda, Philips and Mullard valves are employed. 

GRAMO-RADIO. 

(a) G.R. SF & D, £450. (b) G.R. Disc, £300. 

Cash or deferred terms. Service is optional or may be arranged for £\ 
weekly, all spares, except valves, included. No charge for installation. 

Amplifier 65 watt. Logarithmic horn, dynamic unit, gyroscopic syn- 
chronisers. Instantaneous change over from film to disc. Non-synchronous 
turntables. Stereoscopic screen also included in equipment. Amplifier and 
non-synchronised tables mounted compactly in all-nietal cabinet. Own 
make speaker and amplifier. British valves. 

HARLIE 

Senior SF & D (1,500) £550. Junior SF & D (600) £460. Sound-on 
Film only, £320. 

Cash or hire-purchase. No installation costs within 50 miles of London, 
beyond a small charge. Service facilities include weekly or fortnightly visits 
by engineer at a charge of from ;^3 to ;^10 per month. 

All mains amplifier, own make, with duplicate valve system. Exponential 
horn or dynamic speakers fitted to synchronise with the •25h.p. motors. 
Two sound heads and two first stages with auxiliary system. Main box fader 
and tone control, also auxiliary hall tone control. Mullard or Ediswan valves. 



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KAMM. 

Film and/or sound-on disc, complete outfit with projectors £400 to £800 
according to equipment. 

Cash, hire purchase on maintenance, the cost of installation is included. 
Efficient service facilities are available. 

Sound-on film equipment employing A.T..C. selenium cell. On the 
Kamm machine the sound head is built into the projector mechanism, driven 
by specially governed variable speed motor. The synchroniser is electrically 
controlled with consequent freedom from vibration and speed variation. Any 
standard pattern speaker niay be utilised. The amplifiers first and second 
stage are Kamm. 

MAGNETORQUE. 

" A " Senior F & D (600-2,000) £700. " B " standard F & D (to 600) 
£550. " C " Sound-on Film without amplification (Senior £450, Junior 
£350). "D " Sound-on Film without amplification £225. 

Payment over 12, 18 or 24 months. The cost of installation, approxi- 
mately ;^80. Any additional service charges £2 weekly, includes free insurance 
policy against external breakdown. 

Special features of the equipment are light transmission for sound-on 
film. Only one photo-electric cell situated between both projectors is used. 
Sound heads are adaptable to any projector. Only one first stage amplifier. 
Transmission for discs is by ineans of torque motors ensuring perfect syn- 
chronisation and preventing transmission of vibrations and tonal fluctuations. 
Turntables and amplifier may be placed outside projection box. 

MARSHALL SOUND SYSTEM. 

(a) Junior SF & D £695 (b) Junior F, £525 (c) Senior SF & D £1,250. 
Senior model for halls over 1,000 capacity. 

Purchase outright or extended terms. Installation free, wiring extra. 
Service by contract or special arrangement. 

The whole equipment is of sturdy construction. Sound head runs through- 
out in ball-bearings and is easily threaded. There is a complete two stage 
double-channel ainplifier with means for using both power lamps for either 
of the input valves. Pitch controls are fitted on both banks for matching 
acoustic properties of any theatre and they can also be used as compensators 
for poor recording. Amplifier is entirely mains driven. Loudspeakers are 
supplied two in a baffle and where necessary exponential horns are supplied. 
Mullard or Osram valves. 

MIHALY. 

Standard, Sound-on Film (any capacity) £350. 

Terms, ^25 cash ; balance in 50 weekly payments. Cost of installation 
£'50. Service depots in all key cities. Charges, £2 weekly (optional). 

Mihaly sound head is adaptable to any projector. It projects an image 
of the sound track on to a photo-electric cell incoi-porated in a first stdge 
amplifier mounted on the wall in front of the projector. Sound is then taken 
to main amplifier and speaker in conventional manner. R.K. speakers 
emploj'ed and Mullard valves. 



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MORRISON SOUND SYSTEM. 

Senior SF & D (2,000 capacity) £750, Film £450, Disc £350. Junior 
SF & D (1,000) £500, Film £350, Disc £265. Small (300), Film 
£275, Disc £185. 

Terms, cash or deferred from £2 to £^ weekly, cost of installation in- 
cluded. Instant service in most districts. Service charges, 45s. weekly call, 
45s. monthly call. Optional on small equipment. 

Amplifiers are all A.C. drive (convertor is u.sed where supply is D.C.). 
Motors are direct connected, no belt being used. No flex drives are employed 
unless the position of the operating box precludes the use of direct shaft 
drive. Exjionential horn speakers, Mullard valves, own design amplifier. 

PICTURETONEi 

Super SF & D (2,500) £900. Standard SF & D (1,200) £725. 

Deferred payments over two years. No installation charge except actual 
cost of wiring. Service by Philips lamps is optional. Terms, £2 2s. weekly. 

Equipment comprises : two sound heads and two preliminary first stage 
amplifiers. Two turntables, Philips first stage and main amplifier, two \ h.p. 
motors, control panel with change-over switches, etc. Auxiliary theatre control, 
one horn and unit, one monitor speaker, four 6-volt 100-amp. hour 
accumulators. Truvox exponential horn. Can be installed in practically any 
size operating box. 

RCA PHOTOPHONE. 

Large Theatre Model (1,000-3,000 seats), SF & D £2,000. Small Theatre 
Model (up to 1,000 seats) ; SF & D (D.C.), £895 ; (A.C.) £835. Film 
only (D.C.) £810 ; (A.C.) £750. 

Terms, cash or deferred over 1, 2 or 3 years. Installation is included. 
Service engineers and district offices throughout the country. Service 
charges, large model ;^5 weekly, small model £3 10s. weekly. 

D.C. to fit to Simplex, Kalee and Ernemann. The sound film lead 
utilises independent type film gate and the optical system has been redesigned 
to give simplified adjustment. Driving mechanism of turntable is immersed 
in oil and is driven through a spring mechanism which ensures constant speed. 
The improved loudspeakers give a frequency range from 50 to over 7,000 
cycles. Amplifier is compact and designed for wall-mounting. A convertor 
is provided to control unfavourable acoustic conditions in the theatre, and 
there is also an indicator to show which projector is connected to the amplifier. 

SYMPLAPHONE. 

Senior, SF & D (2,000) £750. Film or Disc, £500. Junior Film 01 
Disc (600) £350. 

Terms, cash or instalments, installation included. Spare amplifier is 
supplied for steadying purposes and service engineers inspect periodically. 
Charges from 30s. weekly. 

All mains set. Turntables driven direct off projectors with a solid drive. 
Equipment includes patent fader box, two loudspeakers of the electro- 
dynamic type, amplifier, own design, giving an output of 60 watts. Mullard 
valves are used. 



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SYNCHROPHONE 

(a) SP & D (500-1,000) £550 (b) Sound-on Disc, £350, Turntables £45 
each. 

No installation charges save in exceptional circumstances. Service is 
optional and the charge is based on distance. 

The set comprises two turntables and sound heads, double amplification, 
two loudspeakers with baffle boards or horns. Pilot speaker. Volume control 
valves, rotary convertor where necessary. All necessary switches, fuses and 
wiring. All British components. Electrical parts by G.E.C. 

SYNCHROSAN. 

Disc attachment, can be fitted to any sound system, price £140 per pair. 

Terms from 253. per week. Cost of installation is actual cost of wiring 
hall. 

This is claimed to be a perfect synchroniser. Worked by British-made 
flexible shafts and can therefore be adapted to any projector. Made with 
])all-bearings throughout. 

WESTERN ELECTRIC. 

IS-PS & D (over 3,000 capacity) £3,600. 2SX-SF & D (3,000) £2,800. 
3SP-SF & D (1,750) £2,150. 3SSP & D (1,000) £1,555. 3U Pilm or 
Disc (1,000) £1,285. 

Terms, net cash, or one, two or three years. There is no charge for 
installation. Service facilities comprise full staff of qualified engineers in all 
districts. Charges vary from ^3 los. to ^5 los. per week according to type 
of equipment. 

Disc and film are provided for on a universal base. Designed to operate 
no volts, 50 cycles A.C. (In D.C. conversion equipment must be installed.) 
Film reproduction is driven through gears and universal joints from the forward 
end of the motor while the turntable is driven direct from the constant .speed 
motor. Speed regulation is automatic. Number of horns depends on the 
size and acoustics of the theatre. Special type of screen is employed. 
Prices include initial stock of spares and training of operators. 

WILL DAY-WILSON. 

Standard model SF & D (subject to difference in output of amplifier 
according to capacity). Price up to 1,000 capacity, £285. 

Terms : cash at works. Installation is made by exhibitor. 

Equipment comprises two Will Day- Wilson sound heads, two gyroscopic 
turntables, two pack amplifiers, two photo-electric cells and two exciter 
lamps, one power amplifier, two exponential horns and one mounted speaker. 

In selecting a sound equipment, the exhibitor .should take into con- 
sideration the probability of sound-on-film superseding the disc method of 
him recording. Not only are tran.sport and costs problems peculiar to the 
latter .system, but the comparative simplicity of operation and, as some 
consider, the better tonal values of the sound-on-film should not be ignored. 
At the same time the large number of American halls still equipped only for 
discs renders it unlikely there will be any shortage of disc product for two 
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THEATRE CONSTRUCTION. 

It is estimated that over 200 theatres were built in this country during 
1930 as compared with 171 during the previous year, and the number of 
reconstructions has been largely in excess of that number, to say nothing of 
the 2,000 odd theatres at which the installation of talkies necessitated more 
or less alteration. 

Generally speaking, the tendency is towards larger capacity theatres, 
averaging at approximately 1,500 seats, except in suburban London, in 
which are now situated some of the largest theatres in Europe. The capacity 
aimed at in these new constructions is near the 4,000 mark, although at the 
moment the number of theatres in this country seating over 3,000 persons 
does not exceed 10. According to Rothafel, the famous American showman, 
whose " Roxy " in New York seats 6,000, the limit in kinema .size has been 
reached. Further development, he considers, will be in the direction of 
smaller theatres, more luxuriously appointed. In America the average 
capacity is 1,500, a figure in excess of the British average. 

The design and treatment of all these building operations have been 
influenced by sound-film requirements. Nowadays an acoustically efficient 
theatre is es.sential. This important subject has been dealt with at length 
in the various issuesof the A'iwf"., by C.W. Glover, A.M.Inst.C.E., M.I. Struct. E. 
Among the several firms who specialise in the acou.stic treatment of kinemas is 
Horace Cu Hum & Co., Ltd., whose Akoustikos sound-obsorbing treatment is 
generally recognised as one of the most efficient methods of dealing with the 
sound reverberation problem in halls. 

Chief among the recently constructed theatres is the New Mctoria 
(P.C.T.), which seats 3,000. Designed by W. E. Trent and J. Walmsley Lewis 
it has been described by Robert Atkinson, E.R.I.B.A., as the finest kinema 
yet built. The exterior treatment expresses movement by the rather futuristic 
horizontal design. The wonderful interior decorative effect suggests an under- 
sea palace. The ceiling undei the circle is notable for its design like a gigantic 
shell. Other theatres of note were the New Metropole (2,000), G. Coles, 
F.R.I.B.A. ; Blue Halls, Edinburgh (1,830), T. BowhilE Gibson ; Regal, 
Norwood (2,000), F. E. Jones, F.R.I.B.A.; Streatham Astoria (2,500), Finsbury 
Park Astoria (4,000), bv E. A. Stone, F.R.I.B.A. ; Paramount, Manchester 
(3,000), F. T. Verity, F.R.I.B.A. ; Granada, Walthamstow (3,000), Cecil 
Masev, F.R.I.B.A. ; Capitol, Ep.som (2,000\, R. Cromie, F.R.I.B.A. ; Savoy, 
Brighton (2.500), R. Glen, M.S. I. A. The Forum, South Kensington (2,000), 
Stanley Beard and Clare, FF.R.I.B.A. ; The Sheen (2,000), Leathart and 
Grainger, FF.R.I.B.A., ; Trocadero, Elephant and Castle (4,000), George 
Coles, F.R.I.B.A. 

PAINTING WITH LIGHT. 

More money and time are being devoted to the decoration of the kinema 
than at any other period. There has been a reaction against the" atmospheric " 
typeof hall although Mr. Stone's Fin.sbury Park Astoria and Mr. Jones' Regal, 
at Norwood, are remarkably interesting recent examples of this phase. Tlie 
newer tendency is for decorators and lighting engineers to collaborate in 
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The New \'ictoria is one of the most notable instances of this decorative 
theory, which has also been very successfully exploited in other London and 
provincial kinemas. At the Richmond Kinema (Leathart and Granger, 
FF.R.T.IvA.) the Holophane equipment has been the source of great 
admiration, and considerable comment is occasioned by the institution of 
the Holophane automatic control, which permits of 672 sequences of colour 
lighting by setting the indicator. 

I think it was Harold Ridge, the lighting expert, who visualised light 
jiainting as an integral factor in entertainments. Upon those lines electrical 
contractors have made wonderful progress during the year, as anyone who 
is familiar with the work of the Strand Electric and Engineering Co., the 
Berkeley Engineering Co., G.E.C. and others will appreciate. 

In his new work on stage lighting Mr. Ridge urges the use of compart- 
ment type batteries and floats, with an efficient reflector and a system of 
colour mixing. Arcs are rapidly disappearing, he says, and with the new 
JO kilov\'att fan-cooled gas-filled lamps they are no longer needed e\'en in 
larger theatres. The greater use of colour finds fa\'Our, and in some 
instances batteries are composed of separate units. Newer schemes allow 
for the separation of the control switchboard and dimmers and the control 
board, thus allowing the former to be located in the most convenient spot on 
the stage. Pre-set boards, he advises, should allow the pre-set of switches 
and dimmers. 

The prevailing incertitude concerning t!ic ullimate form the kinema 
entertainment will take has not led proprietors to neglect stage require- 
ments. Most of the new halls are fully equipped in this direction and the 
present tendency to include presentations and variety seems to justify their 
foresight. Orchestras are graduallv returning and at such theatres they are 
generally mounted on the stage in interludes. 

Incidentally an interesting commentary on the disbandment of musicians 
is afforded by the fact that in June, 1930, the Cinema Musical Directors 
Association wished to be disbanded because only 5 per cent, of the musical 
directors were then in emplovment. 

But if 1930 has been a dark year for musicians, organ builders have been 
particularly busy. The stand-bv problem in talkie houses is solved by the 
introduction of the organ, the demand for which has been so great that 
at least one company — Compton (who supplied the New Victoriainstrument) — 
has had to remove to more spacious premises at Chase Road, Acton. There 
have been many installations of the Christie, one of their latest, the Gaumont 
Palace, being claimed the largest in Europe. A remarkable organ is being 
put in at the Trocadero (4,000), New Kent Road, by Wurlitzer. 

The increasing attention being paid to the comfort of the patron is 
reflected in the efforts of Briti.sh seating manufacturers, the cpiality of whose 
})roduct need not fear foreign competition. The furnishings of our most modern 
kinemas go to prove that in most cases the quality is as good and the price 
is considerably cheaper. 

LOUNGE EQUIPMENT. 

A feature of new constructions which has arisen from the demands of 
jiatrons and, in some instances, from local council regulations, is the generous 
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and waiting spaces is undertaken with almost as much consideration as is 
given to the auditorium. In most halls a band repeater system is considered 
an essential, for it permits music to be simultaneously relayed from one 
source to any part of the premises. This relayed music is often a concomitant 
of a caf^, or more generally a soda fountain. An installation similar to that 
provided by Lumley's to the Astoria Circuit is a handsome piece of equipment, 
alike profitable to the theatre and a source of enjoyment to patrons. Another 
matter which has a direct bearing on this phase of theatre management is 
the selection of the ticket-issuing machine. An all-British equipment which 
has been brought up-to-date with modern requirements is the Accurate 
Check Taker, which has been made in London for 37 years. The latest model 
is an 8-way machine, the first of its size ever produced. Finished in chromium 
plate, the Accurate latest electric machine is proof against all breakdowns. 
The selection of a loudspeaker for use either with talkie or non- 
synchronised equipment is a matter upon which the exhibitor needs to 
exercise keen judgment. Two types of loudspeakers which have been found 
suitable for kinema requirements are the Epoch, which has been adopted 
by the British Acoustic System, and which fills the largest hall with an input 
of 10 watts, and the Super Colassion which faithfully renders all frequencies 
from 100-6,000. 

COLOUR. 

A great increase in the number of colour productions to be shown in 
this country next year is promised, although British producers are not 
paying great attention to its possibilities. It has been rumoured that Techni- 
color, who acquired an interest in Moviecolour, Ltd. (Keller Dorian), will 
set up laboratories in this country, and Colorcraft of America is also credited 
with similar intentions. Progress is being made by Maurice Elvey with 
Raycol, a two-colour additive process, and British organisations are interesting 
themselves in a French process similar to Keller Dorian, which is said to have 
solved the problem of making copies. 

Improvements in the quality of Technicolor have been noted. Sound 
prints are now made with a silver image sound track having a contrast or 
" gamma" of unity. It is .said to be unpractical to control the " gamma " 
of the sound track as closely as this on black-and-white prints. Eastman 
Sonochrome tinted positive has been evolved to add colour to sound pictures 
and to surmount the problem presented by the ordinary tinted bases which 
absorbed the wave-lengths of radiation to which the P.E. cell is most 
sensitive. 

TELEVISION AS ENTERTAINMENT. 

The prospect of practical television came rearer in 1930 when a 
permanent equipment for two-way television was set up in America between 
the Bell Laboratories and the American Telephone and Telegraph Company's 
offices, which are two miles apart. The following month television images 
by radio were shown as part of the regular performance at Proctor's Theatre, 
Schenectadv, N.Y. A loudspeaker system was used -to transmit the voices 
of the actors who performed before a television " camera " at the General 
Electric plant, at one mile distant. At the theatre the light impulses were 
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projected on to a screen 6 ft. square. The credit for the first run of television 
in a popular place of entertainment must, however, be given to Baird Tele- 
vision, Ltd., which from July 28th to August 9th demonstrated it on a screen 
3 ft. by 6 ft. as part of the regular Coliseum programme. The first talking 
film to be televised was sent across from Long Acre, about a mile away, on 
August 8th. These serious attempts are only the beginning of things, but the 
success they achieved indicates that we must be prepared to face sudden 
de\'elopments in tclc\'ision. 

STATUS OF PROJECTIONISTS. 

One effect resulting from the talkies has been the directing of attention 
to the status and emoluments of the projectionists. The formation over 
twelve months ago of the British Guild of Projectionists has proved of great 
benefit alike to technicians and proprietors. Branches have been established 
in most of the key cities of the country, and the Guild now possesses an 
enthusiastic membership of o\er 500. By means of classes and lectures, 
llie award of diplomas of merit, the qualifications of an efficient projectionist 
liave been standardised, and it is a tribute to this self-help that the general 
council of the C.E.A. at its November meeting decided to recognise the 
Guild. There has also been a considerable accession of projectionists to the 
ranks of the E.T.U., whose action in connection with the wages and hours of 
operators has recently caused trouble in the Liverpool area. In this particular 
connection it should be mentioned that a Parliamentary inquiry into the 
hours and wages of kinema employees has been promised. 

SAFETY IN THE THEATRE. 

Tlie terrible disaster which occurred on New Year's Eve arising from 
panic at a children's performance at the Glen, Paisley, involved the death 
of nearly 70 children, and at once focussed attention on existing safety 
regulations. The official inquiry declared that the immediate cause of the 
panic at Paisley was the ignition of a film in the rewinding room ; the loss of 
life was due to a panic, and to the existence of a closed gate at the rear exit. 
The exits of the kinema were also criticised by Major Crozier, the Inspector, 
who drew attention to tlie lack of attendants and to children being allowed 
in gangways and galleries. 

The occurrence led to a demand from many local autnorities for the 
prohibition of inflammable films, and practically every licensing body revised 
its regulations in regard to children's entertainments upon lines laid down 
by the Home Office. Special notice was taken of the need to eliminate panic, 
and a scale of attendants per one hundred children was adopted in many 
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have gone further by insisting on the screening of spscial instructions at each 
performance. 

One result of the Paisley disaster was the awakened interest of pro- 
prietors in the question of lire prevention apphances. Means may be taken 
for the rapid extinction of fire at the gate by the equipment of projectors 
with safety fire services, such as the Sentry Safety Control, the B. & M. 
control, and the Pyrene safety attachment. In addition to these precautions, 
more stringent inspection is now being carried out of the ordinary house 
installation, the hydrants and hose. Regular inspection is essential as well 
as careful consideration in selecting dependable products. Many kinema 
owners have found their requirements satisfactorily met by installing 
" Underwriter" fire hose, or some similar article with low leakage rate, high 
bursting pressure and extreme flexibility. 

NON-FLAM FILM BASE, 

Apart from possibilities of legislation requiring the use of non-flam 
base fox commercial films, the increasing popularity of the educational kinema 
has revived interest in the non-flam product. Progress is being made by 
the Non-inflammable P'ilm Company, who are said to be establishing factories 
at Waddon for commercial production. A new process concerning which 
the promoters are very sanguine is sponsored by the International Safety 
Films, Ltd., which was formed in April. It is on a paper base, and is 
liractically non-flam. It compares more than favourably with celluloid in 
respect to transparency, toughness and durability, and can be turned out at a 
competiti\'e price. The patent is a Belgian one, and C. B. Hogg is in charge 
of the British distribution. Another non-flam base is owned by the Celloda 
Syndicate, who are said to be making arrangements for the production of 
a cellulose acetate base for which greatly increased flexibility and strength are 
claimed. 

PROJECTION ACTIVITY. 

The year has been an active one for all eciuipment factors, but the talkies 
have particularly favoured dealers in projection equipments. The adoption 
of sound has caused even the smallest houses to bring their projection into 
line with modern requirements, and some of the higher grades of sound re- 
production have made this an essential before installation. The growing 
popularity of colour and the large screen has necessitated greater illuminative 
brilliance. Frank J. Brockli.ss, Ltd.'s new policy of specialising in illuminants 
has undoubtedly benefited by this new development, and Kershaw, Ross, 
Walturdaw, Hahn Goertz have found no less brisk a demand for their lamps. 

One of the difficulties in the reproduction of sound films has been the 
control of volume, and the demand has been made for this operation to be 
made automatic. A solution of the problem has been devised by M.-G.-M., 
which has introduced a printing operation known as squeeze mat control, 
\\'hich incorporates an automatic fader which simply calls for the projectionist 
to start at the right volume by suitable prior adjustments of the fader ; thence- 
forth -control is automatic. 

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A new high-intensitj' arc is being introduced by Carbon Specialists, Ltd., 
8 and q, Great Chapel Street, W.i. It is to be marketed at a very reasonable 
price. This arc is notable for its simplicity of design, and for the employment 
of a magnetic field to keep the ifame small; and thus increase efficiency. 
No mirror is employed, and maintenance costs should be very low. 

A noteworthv projection installation of the year is that at the London 
J'avilion for " Hell's Angels," where the picture and the sound are projected 
from different machines. Ernemann II. projector fitted with Artisol H.I. 
mirror arcs and standard W.E. base proje.ct the film, and are coupled to a 
f>ear bo.x which drives the sound equipment. This consists of an old type 
W.E. sound head fitted to a Simplex stand. I"or use with the large screen, 
an additional standard lens mount is fitted to the projector, which can be 
swung into position at a moment's notice without alteration to the projector. 

The inde|)endent projector specialists now number Jack Roe, who has 
secured many important agencies, including that for the Weaver Auto-Dowser 
an improved change-over device, and a new wide angle projection and screen 
equipment. 

THE INDEPENDENT PLANT. 

Notwithstanding the promises of cheap electricity held out by the grid 
system, only a few exhibitors will not find it cheaper to instal an oil engine 
plant, while to thegreatmajcrity its inclusion in the l^inema plant will be found 
invaluable in the case of breakdowns of the town supph'. Oil engine plant 
will produce current at a fraction of a penny a unit, and there are many 
happy usei s, who, on installing an oil engine generating plant, have found their 
power and light bill reduced by 60 per cent., and, in some cases, more. There 
are many makers of independent plant whose equipment, if it is carefully 
and intelligently handled, lequires no skilled and costly attention. A most 
compact form of plant is the Petter oil-engined electric generatmg plant, 
which is extremely economical for kincma use — the files cf the firm contain 
many tributes from more than satisfied users. Other advantages of the 
independent plant is that it costs nothing when not running, and in addition 
to the low running costs it involves the minimum of upkeep. Other well- 
known tj-pes of oil engines which have rendered satisfactory service to ex- 
hibitors arc the National, Ruston-Hornsby, and Crossley. 

THE YEAR IN THE STUDIO. 

The re\-olution in our studios attendant upon sound -iccording recpiire- 
ments has been ilrastically completed. It has demanded the reconstruction 
and remodelling of most of the older studios. In this country RCA recording 
equipment is generally used, the most important installation being at the 
B.I. P. Elstree studios. One of the finest equipments is the W.E., installed 
at the B. and D. studios at Elstree. British Acoustic recording is installed 
at Lime Grove, and great hopes are held of Visatone, manufactured under 
Marconi patents, which Sir Oswald Stol! selected for his studios at Crickle- 
wood. Good reports are heard of the Fidelity equipment at Walton Hall. 
H.M.V. is not now interested in recording, the only gramophone company 
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The noise problem of the studio has given a great impetus to the employ- 
ment of incandescent lamps in British studios, where at one time they were 
almost universal. Elstree is practically G.E.C. equipped, the average lighting 
of a set being 400 foot candles. For overheads and banks it is general 
practice to use 6 to 12 lamps (l,v500 watts) in a fan-cooled single aluminium 
reflector. Another interesting incandescent equipment is the EFA. instal- 
lation of Welwyn. The heat problem, however, is very real, and one method 
to overcome it has been the use of larger camera aperture, which, by reducing 
illumination, eliminates a large proportion of heat. 

The high actinic value of arc illumination, and the modern tendency for 
hard shadows, cannot be overlooked, and the success of research into methods 
of silencing the arc suggests the restoration of this form of illumination to 
favour. Arcs are now being made with light choke coils which eliminate 
commutator ripple. Much work in this connection has been done by Korting 
and Mathiesen. A new silent arc has recently been developed in Hollywood 
which, it is claimed, can be placed within two feet of the " mike." 

CAMERAS. 

There has been a great advance in the quality of sound-recording due to 
the greater flexibility of the " mike," and to the disuse of the cumbersome 
sound-insulated camera booth in favour of the sound-proof camera. The new 
noiseless Debrie is in great demand. Made of a new alloy in two sections, the 
upper housing slides showing the camera inside the lower section containing an 
A.C. synchronous motor. Lenses up to 6 in. focus may be employed, and it 
can be adapted to carry 1,000 ft reels. Debrie have also been responsible 
for the Paramount 65 millimetre camera, printing, apparatus, etc. Practically 
all the standard makes of film cameras have been similarly redesigned for 
talkie work. Wide films threaten further developments. The Mitchell 
camera, made to take Grandeur stock, differs from the standard model in the 
shutter, which is practically double the size. The pitch is .231 in., against 
.187. 

The N.S. auto-kine camera, which has been described as the most mar- 
vellous clockwork-driven camera in the woiid, also deserves mention. It 
holds 200 ft. of standard film, and drives upwards of 150 ft. with one wind 
of the mechanism. 

PRINTERS. 

A new continuous printer has been designed by W. Vinten, and is in- 
teresting in that, in addition, it is automatic so far as changing the lights are 
concerned. The new Debrie printer combines the operations of printing of 
sound and picture. A simple and ingenious attachment to the standard 
Debrie " Matipo " printer enables the printing of the two records to be carried 
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THE EXHIBITIONS. 

The success of the equipment exliibition at Blackpool suggests that this 
year's show will be on a more ambitious scale than hitherto attempted. It is 
evident from the experience of the firms who take part that in selected areas 
the C.E.A. equipment exhibition is essentially a good business proposition. 
At the same time, with the exception of optical manufacturers and makers of 
education apparatus, the British Industrial Fair has not been adequately 
supported by makers of kinema equipment, a state of affairs which lends 
interest to the suggestion made recently in the Kinematograph Weekly 
that British manufacturers should combine in a co-operative attempt to bring 
their products more forcibly to the notice of overseas buyers. 

HOME AND PORTABLE TALKIES. 

The sweeping success of the talking film has directed attention to its 
possibilities in the home, and there are existing one or two combined radio- 
gramophone and talkie equipments, as, for instance, the Debrie and the 
Visiontone apparatus. Dr. Lee de Forest is said to have completed a 16 mm. 
apparatus for sound on films. Many others are experimenting. There has 
hIso been a great impetus in the demand for portable equipments for standard 
nlms, an RCA set has been on the road visiting unwired houses, and there 
has been a great demand for the Western Electric portable, which is contained 
in four suitcases. Owing to the small space required, these are film equip- 
ments. A recently introduced set is the Associated sound portable, which 
is being manufactured by Kershaws, of Kalee projector fame. There are, 
of course, the 16 mm. continuous projector equipments such as the B. and M. 
continuous projector, which use a continuous band of non-flam film, and are 
employed mainly for advertising purposes. 

The manufacturers are appreciating the market for equipment which 
exists among the many amateur film societies, the growth of which has been 
a notable feature of the year's activities. Not a few of their programmes 
are ambitiously conceived and embrace talkies. 

SOUND-SCREENS. 

In the modern sound-equipped kinema, the screen is a vitally important 
factor in the quality of sound-reproduction. Exhibitors and technicians are 
fully aware of the effect of the screen on the acoustics of a theatre and much 
experimentation in this direction has taken place. 

From the early introduction of the talkies it was evident that the sound 
transparent screen was uneconomical in respect of illumination. A new 
type of screen, which is claimed to give an additional 35 per cent, to the 
brilliancy of the picture, has just been introduced by Western Electric. 
It consists of a fireproofed, perforated, chemically treated fabric, and is said to 
eliminate frequent cleaning and refireproofing. Excellent sound and illumina- 
tion results have been recorded from a new rubber screen installed at the 
StoU, Kingsway, an increase in brilliancy of 50 per cent, having been claimed. 
The screen material resembles American cloth, but is actually of rubber 
composition perforated with tiny holes. Both these screens are of American 
manufacture. 



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Equipment and Technique in 1930. 227 

British companies are also conducting considerable research into this 
subject. The Superlite Company are manufacturing a sound screen of similar 
material to the silent article, but perforated with a number of small holes 
all 1/16 in. in diameter. The Superlite white and silver screens are all adapted 
for sound, and the Perlatino beaded screen has been similarly successfully 
utilised. Success has also been achieved by the Perforated Front Projection 
Screen Co., and, of course, for rear projection, the Patent Fireproof Rear 
Projection Screen Co. is very popular. Both these latter are now controlled 
by E. G. Turner, associated with Walturdaw since its foundation. 

An excellent example of the coaisely woven screen is afforded by the Bul- 
man-Jupiter screen known as the " Audifilra," the interstices of which allow 
the sound to filter through while at the same time reflecting the incident light. 
The Bulman-Jupiter Company has long specialised in screens for all purposes, 
and all theatre requirements are readily met. 

A new type of sound-transparent which is also British made was recently 
demonstrated in the West End. In appearance it is of the familiar type 
studded with numerous small glass beads affixed to a silk back cloth, which 
is perforated. Sound transmission and illumination was excellent and the 
projection amperage required was reduced by one-third. 

S.M.P.E. BREAK 

The formation last year of a London section of the American Society of 
Motion Picture Engineers proved to have met a want long felt in the Trade 
of a centre organisation for the interchange of views and the transmission of 
knowledge among technicians. Under the chairmanship of Simon Rowson, 
the British membership has grown to over 120, and the meetings, at which 
the papers read have been of a high order of technical ability, have been well 
attended. Towards the end of the year, however, there was evidence of a cer- 
tain amount of dissatisfaction with the parent organisation, whose dictatorship 
of the internal affairs of the I-ondon S.M.P.E. was resented. The differences 
of opinion were discussed at a meeting early in December and it was decided 
by 24 votes to 2 to secede and to reorganise the London section on a basis 
of independence. It was also arranged to hold a meeting early in January, 
at which a British Society of Kineraa Engineers will be formed. 

COLOUR AND THE BOX-OFFICE. 

The subject of colour kinematography is one of great importance, but 
even the most ardent advocate of the " natural colour " film will admit that, 
notwithstanding the undoubted progress made during 1930, it still leaves 
much to be desired. The ideal form of colour kinematography — the three- 
colour process — has so far not been achieved, and the existing two-colour 
systems, satisfactory as they may be to a certain extent, are still deficient in 
rendering the full colour range demanded by the patron of the moving picture. 
Progress, hoAvever, is still being made, especially in the scientific branch of 
the work. And these experiments are of the utmost importance to the 
exhibitor side of the Industry, for the demand for a greater illusion of reality 
to which colour contributes will undoubtedly be reflected at the box-office. 

THE WIDE SCREEN. 

I have dealt with the subject of the large screen earlier in this article, 
but as this Year Book goes to press the conclusions arrived at in well-informed 
circles seem to suggest that that the wide screen and the wide film are not 
the bogies which original information would have led us to believe. In 
America the appearance of the wide screen has led to no box-oftice revolution 
such as followed the first introduction of the talkies. And the reaction of 
the public has not been such as would warrant the vastly increased costs 
which this new development would ensure. According to Arthur Dent, 
managing director of Wardour Films, executives of all American units 
interested in the wide screen have declared a " moratorium " for two years. 
Consequently it is evident that British exhibitors need at the present moment 
j have no fear of the wide screen in any form. 



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Technical Section. 229 



Data for Kinematograph 
Technicians. 



AN ALL-ROUND DEVELOPER FOR TOPICALS. 
(NEGATIVES AND POSITIVES.) 

Metol 3 oz., Hydroquinone i lb.. Pot. M etabisulphite 2 oz.. Citric Acid 
2 oz.. Pot. Bromide J oz., Soda Sulphite {cryst.) 4 lb.. Soda Carbonate 
[cryst.) 2 lb., Water 65 pints. 

Developing temperature 65 to 75 F. (The warmer temperature only 
in the case of under-exposed negatives.) This bath is extremely quick 
working, development being complete in 2 to 3 minutes. — (From " The 
Handbook of Kinematography.") 

TO KEEP LENS GLASSES FROM STEAMING. 

Rub on them lightly a very little spermaceti wax, and polish it oi? well 
with a clean dry silk rag. A better way is to dissolve the wax in a small 
quantity of benzine, drop a single drop of the benzine-wax solution on a 
clean silk and with the silk proceed t"> polish over the lens glass. The polished 
glass must not show any visible trace of wax upon its surface, or the definition 
of the picture thrown by the lens will be injured. 

A FINE SURFACE FOR SCRATCH-IN ANNOUNCEMENTS. 

Mix together equal parts of artists' liquid Indian ink and strong liquid 
gum arable. Clean 3 J by 3 } glass plates thoroughly, first in soda solution, then 
under the tap, dry them without touching the surface with the fingers, and 
coat one side of each with the Indian ink-gum mixture till it is just opaque 
Allow to dry naturally. The prepared announcement slides may after- 
wards be stored indefinitely. Before writing on them with the needle or 
graver, breathe over the surface, and the finest lines may then be put in 
without a suspicion of flaking. 

ORDINARY FILM CEMENT. 

Amyl Acetate 4 oz.. Acetone 6 oz. 

This may either be used as it is, in which case the cement will be a thin 
fluid with not much more body in it than water, or it may be thickened to 
any desired extent by dissolving it in celluloid chips. Celluloid film base 
from which the gelatine coating has been cleaned off will serve. 



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FOCAL LENGTH OF LENSES. 

To find the focal length of two not over widely separated lenses, multiply 

their focal lengths together and divide the product by the sum of the focal 

lengths less the distance between the lenses. The formula is : — 

fx X fi 
Focal length to be found = s ^ -% where d = lens separation. 

TO FIND SUPPLEMENTARY LENS FOCUS. 

To find what focus of supplementary lens will be needed to alter to a given 
amount the focus of a lens at present in use, multiply the focal length to be 
altered by the focal length wanted, and divide by the original focal length 
less the final focal length. To reduce focal length, use a positive (convex) 
lens. To increase focal length use a minus (concave) lens, and carry the 
minus sign into the formula. Putting the rule into a formula, where /i 
equals original focal length, fz required focal length of supplementary lens, 
and F the final focal length desired, then : — 

. /I X F 



Reflective Efliciency of Opaque Screens, 



WHITE SURFACES (NON-SELECTIVE). 
Magnesium oxide coating (taken as standard) 
Plaster of Paris ... 
White cardboard (not glossy) 
Bristol board 

White lead 

Zinc white paint ... 

METALLIC SURFACES (SELECTIVE). 
Aluminium paint on card 
Smooth (Proprietary) Metallic Screen 
Mirror screen 



TRANSLUCENT SCREEN 
White muslin (untreated) 
Ground glass 



EFFICIENCIES 



At 15 


At 45 


Degrees 


Degrees 


100 


— 


95 


89 


85 


— 





92 


89 


— 


84 




210 





136 


— 


200 


(very 


39 


— 


300 


— 



At 60 

Degrees 

83 

78 

67 

80 

77 

18 

14 

slight) 

30 

14 



It will be noted that, whereas dull or " flatted " screens distribute the 
reflected light fairly even over wide angles, bright or polished surface 
screens show a high reflection value at small and a correspondingly 
low reflection value at great angles, this corresponding with the well-known 
tendency of polished surface screens to give unequally illuminated pictures — • 
that is to say, pictures which appear bright from the centre, but dull from the 
sides, of the house. 



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Technical Tables. 



231 



Distance 
between 
Machine 






FOCUS 


OF KINEiVIATOGRAPH LENS IN INCHES. 














Calculated on 15-16 inch Mask 


Aperture. 










and 








1 1 












Screen. 


2 


in. 


2i in. 


2^ in. 2} in. 3 in. 


3i in. 


34 in. 


3l 


m. 




ft. 


ft. 


in. 


ft. in. 


ft. in. 


ft. in. ft. in. 


ft. in. 


ft. in. 


ft. 


in. 




lO 


4 


8 


4 2 


3 9 


3 5 


3 2 


3 


2 8 


2 


°^ 




12 


5 


8 


5 


4 6 


4 I 


3 9 


3 6 


3 3 


3 




J5 


7 





6 3 


5 8 


5 I 


4 8 


4 4 


4 


3 


9 




20 


q 


5 


8 4 


7 6 


6 10 


6 3 


5 9 


5 4 


5 







25 


n 


9 


10 5 


9 5 


8 6 


7 10 


7 3 


6 8 


6 


3 




30 


14 





12 6 


n 3 


10 3 


9 5 


8 8 


8 


7 


6 


U 


35 


16 


5 


14 7 


13 2 


11 II 


10 II 


10 I 


9 5 


8 


9 


« 


40 


18 


9 


16 8 


15 


13 8 


12 6 


II 6 


10 9 


10 





D 


45 


2t 


I 


18 9 


16 II 


15 4 


14 


13 


12 I 


II 


3 


h 


JO 


23 


5 


20 10 


18 9 


17 


15 8 


14 5 


13 5 


12 


6 


K, 


55 


25 


9 


22 II 


20 8 


18 9 


17 2 


15 10 


14 9 


13 


9 


60 


28 


2 


25 


22 6 


20 5 


18 9 


17 4 


16 


'■i 





b 


65 


30 


6 


27 


24 5 


22 2 


20 4 


18 9 


17 5 


lb 


3 


u 


70 


32 


10 


29 2 


26 3 


23 10 


21 II 


20 2 


18 9 


17 


6 


w 


75 


35 


2 


31 3 


28 2 


25 7 


23 5 


21 8 


20 I 


18 


9 


N 


80 


37 


b 


33 4 


30 


27 3 


25 


23 


21 4 


20 





Crt 


85 


39 


10 


35 5 


31 II 


29 


26 7 


24 6 


22 9 


21 


3 




90 


42 


2 


37 6 


33 9 


30 8 


28 2 


26 


24 I 


22 


6 




95 


44 


b 


39 7 


35 8 


32 5 


29 8 


27 5 


25 5 


23 


9 




100 


46 


II 


41 8 


37 6 


34 


31 3 


28 10 


26 9 


25 







no 


51 


7 


45 10 


41 3 


37 6 


34 5 


31 9 


29 10 


27 


b 
/ 




120 


56 


3 


50 


45 


40 II 


37 6 


34 7 


32 12 


30 





Distance 
























between 






FOCUS OF KINEMATOGRAPH LENS 


IN INCHES. 






Machine 
























and 


















j 






Screen. 


4 


in. 


4i in. 


4i in. 


4iin. 


5 in. 


5iin. 


5iin. 


' 5i in- 


6 in. 




ft. 


ft. 


in. 


ft. in. 


ft. in. 


ft. in. 


tt. in. 


ft. in. 


ft. in. 


ft. in. 


ft. in. 




10 


2 


4 


2 2 


2 I 


2 


I II 


I 9 


I 8 


I 7i 


I 7 




12 


2 


10 


2 8 


2 6 


2 4 


2 3 


2 2 


2 


I II 


I 10 




15 


3 


6 


3 3 


3 2 


3 


2 10 


2 8 


2 7 


2 5 


2 4 




20 


4 


8 


4 5 


4 2 


4 


3 9 


3 7 


3 5 


3 3 


3 2 




25 


5 


10 


5 6 


5 3 


4 II 


4 8 


4 6 


4 3 


4 I 


3 II 




30 


7 





6 7 


6 3 


5 II 


5 8 


5 4 


5 I 


4 II 


4 8 




35 


8 


2 


7 9 


7 4 


6 II 


6 7 


6 3 


6 


5 8 


5 5 


M 


40 


9 


5 


8 9 


8 4 


7 II 


7 6 


7 2 


6 10 


6 6 


6 3 


Oi 


45 


10 


7 


9 II 


9 5 


8 ir 


8 5 


8 


7 8 


7 4 


7 


50 


II 


9 


n 


10 5 


9 10 


9 5 


9 


8 6 


8 2 


7 10 


55 


12 


ir 


12 2 


II 6 


10 10 


10 4 


9 10 


9 5 


9 


8 7 


cu 


60 


14 





13 3 


12 6 


II 10 


II 3 


10 9 


10 3 


9 9 


9 5 





65 


15 


3 


14 4 


13 7 


12 10 


12 2 


II 7 


II I 


10 7 


10 2 


70 


16 


5 


15 5 


14 7 


13 10 


13 2 


12 6 


II II 


II 5 


10 II 


75 


17 


7 


16 7 


15 8 


14 10 


14 


13 5 


12 9 


12 3 


II 9 


e 


80 


18 


9 


17 8 


16 8 


15 9 


15 


14 3 


13 8 


13 I 


12 6 


85 


19 


II 


18 9 


17 9 


16 9 


15 11 


15 2 


14 6 


13 10 


13 3 


w 


90 


21 


I 


19 10 


18 9 


17 9 


16 II 


16 I 


15 4 


14 8 


14 I 




95 


22 


3 


20 II 


19 10 


18 9 


17 10 


17 


16 2 1 


15 6 


14 10 




100 


23 


5 


22 


20 10 


19 9 


18 9 


17 10 


17 


16 4 


15 8 




no 


25 


9 


24 3 


22 II 


21 9 


20 8 


19 8 


18 9 


17 II 


17 2 

18 9 / 




120 


28 


2 


26 5 


25 


23 8 


22 6 


21 5 


20 5 


19 7 





Focal length of the Lantern Lens should be approximately 3 j times that of Kinematograph Lens. 





FOCUS OF STILL-VIEW LANTERN LENS. 




Distance between 
Lantern and Screen. 


4 in. 5 in. 8 in. 10 in. 


12 in. 


14 in. 










DIAMETER OF PICTURE (calculated on a 


3 -inch mask). 


ft. 


ft. in. 


ft. in. 


ft. in. 


ft. in. 


ft. in. 


ft. in. 


10 




7 6 


5 


3 9 


3 


2 6 


2 2 


12 






9 


6 


4 6 


3 7 


3 


2 7 


15 






II 3 


7 6 


5 8 


4 6 


3 9 


3 3 


20 






15 


10 


7 6 


6 


5 


4 3 


25 






18 9 


12 6 


9 4 


7 6 


6 3 


5 4 


30 






22 6 


15 


II 3 


9 


7 6 


6 5 


35 






26 3 


17 6 


13 I 


10 6 


8 9 


7 6 


40 






30 


20 


15 


12 


10 


8 6 


45 






33 9 


22 6 


16 10 


13 6 


II 3 


9 8 


50 






37 6 


25 


18 9 


15 


12 6 


10 9 


60 






45 


30 


22 6 


18 


15 


12 II 


70 






52 6 


35 


26 3 


21 


17 6 


15 I 


80 






60 


40 


30 


24 


20 


17 3 


90 . 






67 6 


45 


33 9 


ar 


22 6 


19 5 


100 . 






75 


50 


37 6 


3«w 


15 


21 7 



232 



The Kinematograph Year Book. 



Table of Wire Fuses. 





Approximate 


Approximate Standard Wire G 


AUGE. 






Fusing Current 


















in Amps. 


Tin. 1 Lead. 


Copper. 






5 


85 


23 


38 






10 


21 


20 


33 






'5 


19 


18 


30 






20 


17 


i; 


28 






25 


16 


15 


26 






30 


15 


14 


25 






35 


14 


13 


24 






40 


14 


13 


23 






♦5 


13 


12 


23 






50 


13 


12 


21 






5o 


12 




31 






70 






20 






80 


Strip fuses above 


Strip fuses above 


19 






90 


this gauge. 


this gauge. 


18 






too 






18 






120 






17 





Note.— The full normal load on a fuse should be two-thirds of its fusing load. For projector 
arcs, however, it is wise to allow a margin of 50 per cent., or double the current between fuU and 
using load. Always use copper wire for arc fuses. 





Size of Carbons for Projecting Arcs. 


CONTINUOUS CURRENT. 


ALTERNATING CURRENT. 


Current in 


Amps. 


Lower Solid 
Carbon. 


Top Carbon 
Cored. 


Current ia 
Amps. 


Top and Bottom 
Carbons.both cored 


10.15 
15-25 

25.40 

3550 
40.60 

60. IOC 




10 mm. 

12 ,, 

13 .. 

14 .. 
16 „ 
18 ,. 


13 mm. 
16 „ 
18 „ 
20 ,, 
22 ,, 
25 .. 

1 


15-25 
20.35 
30.40 

3550 
45-65 
60.80 
75.100 


10 mm. 

13 ., 
16 „ 
18 „ 
20 ,, 
22 „ 
25 .. 



Reflecting Power of Various Materials. 

Material Percentage of Reflection 

Highly polished silver 92% 

Highly polished brass 70-75% 

Highly polished copper 60% 

Ordinary mirrors 5°% (about) 

White paper 82% ■ 

Aluminium reflecting cloth 90% 

Yellow painted wall 4°% 

Light green paper 20% 

Dark brown paper ^3% 

Red-blue and green paper 11% 

Dull black paper 5% 

Black cloth i % 

Black velvet 230% 

Note on above table .—This gives total proportion of reflected to incident 
light over all directions. For the motion picture exhibitor it is of greater 
importance to know the proportion of light reflected from a given surface at 
some definite. reflection angle or angles. The table on page 230 gives this re- 
flected light value for various screens at side angles of fifteen degrees, forty-five 
degrees and sixty degrees, a magnesium oxide screen being taken as the 
unit for comparison. 



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W H O S 
W H AT 

and Where — 

In the Trade and Studio 



Who's What in the Trade 


236 


Who's What in the Studio 


263 


Cameramen 


278 



The following details have been supplied 
by the persons concerned, and, though 
every effort has been made to keep them 
up to date, we cannot accept responsibility 
for omissions or errors 



236 



The Kincmatograpli Year Book. 



Who's What in the Trade. 



Arthur S. Albin. 

Born 1875. Early in his career was a solo 
pianist at a kinenaa. In 191 3 opened a picture 
house of his own at Shettleston, and later pur 
chased another at Hawick, both of which he 
disposed of. Is an ex- President of C.E.A. 
Scottish Branch and on the Benevolent Fund 
Committee. Until recently proprietor of Toll- 
cross Cinema, now General Manager Blue Halls. 
Edinburgh and Astoria, Costorphine. Clubs : 
•Cinema and Drapers' Athletic Assoc. Private 
Address: — Rose Villa, Viewforth, Edinburgh. 

F. Alfred. 

An active member of the export side of the 
Industry, F. Alfred was born in I^ondon in 1881, 
being educated at Tollington Park College. 
Entered the film business in 1914. He is 
actively engaged in importing the best Continen- 
tal productions selected for the British market, 
and is also arranging for films to be made on 
the Continent by English and Continental 
producers. Has successfully distributed British 
productions in the foreign and colonial markets 
and has placed during the past year the Archibald 
Nettlefold Productions in almost every countr)' 
in the world, including the U.S.A. Address: — 
29A, Charing Cross Road, W.C.2. 

Frederick J. Allen. 

Entered industry 190S. Two years in Canada 
and United States as representative for Lux 
Film, Paris, Ambrosio Turin, and Cines of 
Rome. Has acted as Publicity Manager of 
Eclair Film Company and Film Booking Offices. 
Now publicity manager of First National-Pathe, 
Ltd. Address : — 37^ Leigh Road, Highbury. 

L. G. Applebee. 

Bom 1S89. First entered the Entertainment 
Industry in 1906, being engaged in the electrical 
installation of the Putney Hippodrome and the 
Globe Theatre, London. Also joined producing 
staff of the late Mr. George Edwarde's, and was 
actively engaged in lighting all the Gaiety 
Theatre, London, productions from 1907 to 
19 10. Joined the London and General Theatres, 
Ltd. as .'Assistant Consulting Engineer in 1910. 
After demobilisation joined Grossmith and 
Laurillard at the Winter Garden, and then 
transferred to Mr. C. B. Cochran at the Princes 
Theatre and London PaviUon. Finally joined 
the Strand Electric and Engineering Co., Ltd., in 
1922, as special designer of Stage Switchboards 
and lighting apparatus. Now Manager Theatre 
Lighting Department, The Strand Electrical and 
Engineering Co., Ltd. Address: — 24, Floral 
Street, W.C.2. Phone : — Temple Bar 7464. 

George Archibald, J.P, 

\_ Associate Editor of the Cinematograph Times'] 
Has been Chairman of the Scottish Branch of 
the C.E.A. , and several years delegate to the 
General Council. Has been in the business 
about 12 years, having been Cinema Manager. 
Film Traveller, and now Director of several 
Cinemas. Member of the Glasgow Town 
Council, 1920-28. Magistrate, 1925-28. Is 
prospective Labour Parliamentary Candidate 
for the Sparkbrook Division of Birmingham. 
Formerly Assistant Editor of the well-known 
Labour Weekly "Forward." Address:- — 15, 
Willoughby Road, London, N.W.3. 'Phone : — 
Hampstead 6506. 



W. A. Bach. 

Born 1891. After completing education a'. 
University of Toronto became connected with 
advertising agency in Canada as manager. With 
Paramount in the United States and Canada 
for about 8 years. Later joined First National 
Pictures in Canada — was then drafted to 
England by First National as sales manager, 
becoming general manager when merged with 
Pathe Freres. Joined Western Electric as Sales 
Manager, Jan., 1929. Continental Manager 
August, 1929, appomted to American organisa- 
tion of E.R.P.I., Jan. 1930. 

Francis William Baker. 

[Butcher's Film Service, Ltd.] 
F. \V. Baker was born at HoUesley, Suffolk, 
on November 25, 1877. Forsook dentistry and 
entered the Industry in 1897, joining British 
Muto. and Biograph Syndicate. Overseas 
service in R.A.F., 1916-1919. Managing Director 
Butcher's Film Service, Ltd. Ex-President and 
present Treasurer K.R.S. ; Ex-Treasurer 
I.A.K.M. Appointed by Board of Trade Member 
of Advisory Committee ; Member Council C. T. 
Benevolent Fund ; Member Consultative Com- 
mittee, B.B.F.C. Founder Anima Lodge, 3634. 
Addresses: — 175, Wardour S treet, W.i. and 67, 
Englewood Road,S.W.i2. Phone :-Regent 2760. 

M. E. Balcon. 

[Man. Dir., Gainsborough Pictures (1928), Ltd.] 
Bom 1896. Educated Birmingham. To have 
produced the films he has, trained the 
young talent and made box-office names 
of them, Ivor Novello, Isabel Jeans, Mabel 
Poulton, Dorothy Boyd, Benita Hume, CoUn 
Clive ; first introduced to the screen, Leslie 
Henson, Bobby Howes and Emie Lotinga ; and 
raised his company to the important position it 
now holds, all this at the age of 35, is certainly a 
tremendous achievement. Formerly on the 
Management Staff of the Dunlop Rubber Co., 
afterwards coming into films as a Director of 
Victory Motion Picture Co., now W. & F. Film 
Service ( Midlands), Ltd. Later became associat- 
ed with J. H. Graham Cutts in Gainsborough 
Pictures. Produced " Woman to Woman "with 
Betty Compson. Since then "The Rat " "The 
Lodger" " BUghty " "Constant Nymph" 
(Silent) ; " The Wrecker " " Balaclava " 
"Woman to Woman" "Journey's End'' 
"Symphony in Two Flats" "Stronger Sex" 
"A Warm Comer" "P. C. Josser" "Third 
Time Lucky" and "The Sport of Kings" 
(Talking). Addresses : — Gainsborough Pictures 
(1928) Ltd. Film House Wardour Street W.i, 
and 57a Tufton Street Westminster S.W.i. 

George Herbert Barber. 

[Ex-Chairman, North Staffordshire BraiKh, 
C.E.A.] 
One of the oldest exhibitors in the country 
G. H. Barber was born at Congleton, in i860, and 
has been connected with the kinematograph busi- 
ness from its earliest days. Before the passing of 
che Kinematograph Act he ran a travelling 
motion picture show, and did his own operating. 
He built the first kinematograph hall in Tunstall, 
erecting and opening a total of eight kinemas 
in four years. He has been a member of the 
General Council and of the North Staffordshire 



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Branch of the C.E.A. for 15 years, and also sits 
on the National Industrial Conciliation Com- 
mittee. Lord Mayor Stoke-on-Trent 1929- 
1930 ; member of the Stoke-on-Trent Town 
Council since the Federation of the Potteries 
in 1910 ; Chairman of Guardian Relief Com- 
mittee, Chairman of the Old Age Pension 
Committee, Member of City Water Board 
Committee for the Borough of Stoke-on-Trent. 
Address: — Coronation House, Victoria Road 
Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent. 

James William Barber, C.B.E. 

Born in 1884, and was educated at the 
secondary school and University College, 
Cardiff. He afterwards received training 
in marine and electrical engineering, and 
was for many years connected with the 
technical side of the Trade. In 1917 
he was retained as technical adviser on kinemato- 
graph matters to the Department of Information, 
and was afterwards appointed to Director of 
Kinematography to the National War Aims 
Committee, Downing Street. He was also 
responsible for the touring kinema propaganda 
work carried out by the Government departments 
throughout the country. He is a consulting 
engmeer, is proprietor of the Castle Cinema 
Homerton ; managing director of the Church 
Pictorial Movement, Ltd.; honorary technical 
adviser to the C.E.A. , member of the General 
Council of the C.E.A., and past chairman of 
the London branch. Governing Director of the 
Brownie Wireless Co. (G.B.), Ltd., and Chairman 
of the Radio Manufacturers Association. Address 
4, Park Crescent, Portland Place, W.r. ; and 
Office : — Nelson Street Works, N.W.i. 

Donald W. Beard. 

Born igoo. Educated at Harrow. Joined 
Wm. Hill & Son and Norman & Beard, 1917. 
Subsequently became a Director, concentrating 
on the development of Christie Organs for 
Theatres. Has had extensive experience in 
controlling the firm's business in India, Australia, 
New Zealand and Germany. Addresses : — 372, 
York Road, London, N.7. and Bourne Bank, 
Bourne End, Bucks. 

Dr. Rudolt Becker. 

Bom in St. Petersburg 1883. Educated St. 
Petersburg University (graduate in Law), also 
at University of Berlin and University College, 
London. When the Westi Film Company 
was founded by the Stinnes interests was 
appointed as head of that concern, and was 
the originator of the system of European 
collaboration in film production. After the 
death of Hugo Stinnes, was appointed by 
U.F.A. to take the post of Foreign Director. 
Later, left to form his own Company in Berlin, 
and in the end of 1929 was invited by I. W. 
Schlesinger and by Kuchenmeister — Tobis to 
take over the management of the new Company 
— Associated Sound-Film Productions, Limited 
— formed by these two groups, which appoint- 
ment, together with managing directorship of 
British Sound-Film Productions, Ltd. and 
British Publicity Talking Films, Ltd., he is 
holding at present. Address : — Associated 
Sound Film Industries, Ltd., Raglan Gardens, 
Wembley Park, Phone: — Wembley 3041. 

Prince Bendon. 

[Ptopitelot, Bendon Trading Co.] 

Few people in the Trade are better known 

in Scotland than Prince Bendon, who can claim 

with justice to be one of the pioneers of the 

Industry, both on the exhibiting and renting 



sides, having produced and exhibited ipicture 
over 20 years ago. In addition to bemg the 
proprietoi of the Bendon Trading Co., he founded 
and is now hon, president of the Glasgow Cinema 
Club and ex-president of the Royal Clyde Motor 
Yacht Club. For six years president of Scottish 
K.R.S. Twenty years member A. A. A. and 
member Scottish Motor-Boat Racing Club. Has 
installed speed boat for taking pictures on Loch 
Lomond. Address : — T32, West Nile Street and 
115, .Albert Road, Glasgow. 

Ritson Bennell. 

Conuuercial training in of&ce organisation and 
equipment business with Kenrick &. Jefferson, 
Ltd, Joined Trade in 1912 as buyer for B.B. 
Pictures, subsequently took charge of B.B. 
Picture Renting interests. After leaving the 
Army had renting experience with Goldwyn and 
Gaumont Co., and rejoined B.B. Pictures in 
1926 as managing director. Joined Gaumont- 
British 1929 and became supervisor of the 
Corporation's interests in Scotland. Address : 
New Savoy, Hope Street, Glasgow. 

D. Benjamin. 

[Vice-chairman of tlie Eastern Counties Branch 
of tJte C.E.A.'] 
Bom 1884. Originally interested in decorating 
business in Sheffield, New York, South Africa 
and Norwich. Joined Kinema industry in 1916 
as manager of the Haymarket Picture House 
and assumed Managing Directorship in 1918 
until 1930. In 1930 took over Maidstone Cine- 
mas, Ltd., as Joint Director and Managing 
Director, controlling the Central Picture Play- 
house, Maidstone, The Pavilion Cinema, Maid- 
stone and the Palace Theatre, Maidstone. 
Clubs : — Maidstone and Conservative. Address : 
— Norwich House, College Road, Maidstone. 

Morris Edgar Benjamin. 

Bom i88r. Responsible for rebuilding and 
reopening Victoria Palace, Theatre Royal 
Drury Lane, and the new Madame Tussauds, 
Has officially represented the Theatrical Man- 
agers' x^ssociation for many years on all labour 
disputes. Club: — Eccentric. .Address: — 19, 
Ashworth Road, W.9. Phone : — .Abercom 3801. 

Jeffrey Bernerd. 

[Director and General Manager W. & F. Film 
Service Ltd.) 
Entering the industry through the M.P. Sales 
Agency Jeffrey Bernerd was appointed Manager 
of Fihn Booking Offices upon the formation of 
that company ; resigned 1918 to become 
Managing Director of the Stoll Film Co. In 
1926 was appointed Joint General Manager of 
the W. & F. Film Service, Ltd. ; is now a 
Director and General Manager of that company. 
Address : — Film House, Wardour Street, W.i. 
Phone: — Gerrard 9292. 

C. F. Bernhard. 

Educated at Uppingham. Entered the 
industry in 1919 with British Exhibitors' 
Films, Ltd., when he was responsible for the 
production of twenty British feature films and 
several series of one reelers. Reconstructed the 
company in 1922 as British Exhibitors' Films 
(1922) Ltd., becoming Managing Director. 
Formed Bemhard-Tiffany in 1923, becoming 
Managing Director. In 1928 formed Union 
Cinema Company, Ltd., becoming Managing 
Director. In the same year formed Tiffany 
Productions, Ltd., to handle all the Tiflany- 
Stahl Productions of America, of which company 
he is also Managing Director. Address : — 167-9. 
Wardour Street, W.i. Phone: — Gerrard 6364 



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Sidney L. Bernstein. 

Managing Director of The Bernstein Theatres 
and Denman London Cinemas, Ltd., and 
Kineraatograph Equipment Co., Ltd., and 
Director of the Capital and Counties Electric 
Theatres, Ltd., Shrewsbury Empires Ltd., 
Automaticket, Ltd. One of the founders of the 
Film Society. Address : — 197, Wardour Street, 
W.I 

G. H. Blackburn. 

Licensee and Manager of the New Palace. 
Theatre, JJristol, for Gaumont- British Circuit. 
One of the members of the " old brigade " and 
been in the business from near the beginning. 
Formerly with Biocolor at the " Old Brit." and 
"Sadler's Wells." Later at Derby, Watford, 
and now in eighth voar in the Metropolis of 
the West. 

Ernest E. Blake. 

Born 1879. Trained as professional photo- 
grapher, and in 1897 entered the Kinematograph 
industry, using machines by Lumiere, Paul, 
Wrench and others, and touring a show with his 
brother, W. N. Blake. Joined Kodak in 1902, 
and is now General Manager. One of the 
founders of the Veterans. Address: — Kodak, 
Ltd., Kingsway W.C.2. 

William Norman Blake. 

[Ex-President C.E.A,] 

W. N. Blake was born in 1871, educated at 
Bedford, and is recognised by his fellows as the 
head of the Industry in Bedfordshire and neigh- 
bouring counties. He is managing director of 
Blake Bros. Theatres, Ltd., which controls the 
Empire, Bedford, and the Picturedrome, Hitchin, 
and also of the Bedford Palace, Ltd. ; also 
managing director of the Hitchin Playhouse. 
Joining the Industry in 1897 and touring the 
country with Blake Bros., animated photographs, 
he has been actively connected with the camera 
and exhibiting side of it for thirty years. He 
took some of the earliest animated photographs 
ever made in England, and his work as a pro- 
fessional photographer has been e.xhibited and 
medalled at the leading exhibitions all over the 
kingdom. It was through his instrumentality 
that the exhibitors of Bedfordshire organised 
themselves into a sub-branch of the C.E.A. 
and later developed into the Southern Midlands 
branch. The first three years he was chairman 
and, after acting as Bedfordshire representative 
on the Home Counties' branch executive, he is now 
the Southern Midlands representative on the 
General Council of the C.E.A., and was President 
of the Association, 1926-27. Organiser of the 
Kinema Veterans and President 1928-9. 

L. Blattner. 

Born 18S4, and came to this country in 1897 
with Gustav Mellin. In 1900 he became asso- 
ciated with local theatrical ventures in the 
Liverpool district . Successively became assistant 
at Winter Gardens, New Brighton ; manager of 
the Winter Gardens, Bootle ; general manager of 
the Adeler and Sutton circuit, Great Britain ; 
lessee of Apollo Theatre, Bootle ; Gaiety, New 
Brighton ; and Scala Theatre, Seacombe ; 
general manager of Peter Street Picture House, 
Manchester. In 1920 negotiated with Miss 
Horniman the purchase of Manchester's Reper- 
tory Theatre, The Gaiety. Turned same into a 
public company, and remained in general 
management. In 1924 floated Keycities, Ltd., 



which took over Gaiety from the Gaiety Cinema 
(Manchester), Ltd. Managing Director, Ludwig 
Blattner Picture Corporation, Ltd. Address: — 
35-6, Little Newport Street, W.C.2. Phone:— 
Regent, 1086. 

Dr. Hans Boehm. 

[Assistant General Manager, Associated Sound 
Film Industries, Ltd., Wembley Park] 
Born 1890 in Vienna. Educated Berlin Univer- 
sity(graduated Dr. Phil., Photographic Chemistry 
and Physics). Scientific and hterary work on 
Photography and Kinematography. Also active 
commercially in the Chemical Trade. Appointed 
Manager of the Stadium Film G.m.b.H., 1927. 
Preliminary work in connection with the 
foundation of the German Sound Films Syndi- 
cate. Appointed General Secretary of the Ton- 
bild-Syndikat A.G. (Tobis), Berlin, on its founda- 
tion (.August 1928), occupying this post till 
September, 1930. Joined Associated Sound 
Film Industries, Ltd., in October, 1930. Also 
Alternate Director of British Sound Film 
Productions, Ltd. Address :—\.S.FA. Studios, 
Raglan Gardens, Wembley Park, Middlesex. 
Phone: — Wembley, 3041. 



Tom Bojue. 

[General Manager of Morton's 
Born in Scotland, and star 
artist, but came to Hull when 
acquired the Theatre Royal in 
appointed manager of the Pri 
first kinema to be built in Hull 
manager of Morton's Pictures 
in-chief of the Majestic 
Majestic, Hull. 



Pictures, Ltd.] 

ted as a scenic 
William Morton 

1S95. He was 

nce's Hall, the 

, in 1910. Now 

and manager- 

Address : — ^The 



H. Granville BoKall. 

[General Manager, Gainsborough Pictures (,1^28), 
Ltd.] 
Bom 1897. Entered film industry 
in 1920. Actively connected with adaptation 
and installation as well as their conversion to 
sound stages of the Islington Studios. Assistant 
Studio Manager until 1925, then Studio and 
Production .Manager for Gainsborough. 
Appointed General Manager, Gainsborough 
Pictures (1928), Ltd., April, 1929. Has had 
active control of over 100 productions including, 
"The Rat," "The Lodger," "Blighty," "Con- 
stant Nymph," "The Wrecker," "Balaclava," 
" VV'oman to Woman," "Journey's End." 
"Symphony in Two Flats," "Stronger Sex," 
"A Warm Corner," " P.C. Josser," "Third 
Time Lucky" and "The Sport of Kings." 
Address: — Gainsborough Pictures (1928), Ltd., 
Film House, Wardour Street, W.i. 

Alec J. Braid. 

Entered the Film industry in 1913 to handle 
the publicity for Gaumont's " Chronochrome " 
process. After journalistic and printing experi- 
ence in the Provinces, including managing- 
editor and proprietor, was for h time news 
editor of the Daily Graphic. Founded and 
edited "Gaumont Weekly," first trade house 
organ ; publicity manager Gaumont Company, 
Ltd., and edited " Gaumont Graphic " till May. 
1915 ; then publicity manager, G.F.H.S. ; 
subsequently joined Transatlantic Film Company, 
then publicity manager, F.B.O., became director 
of publicity to the Stoll Film Company, Ltd. in 
1918 (founded and edited Stoll's Editorial News. 
.\t present publicity manager of W. and F. 
Address : — The Retreat, Buxton Lane, Caterham. 



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239 



H. Bramwell. 

[Unity Picture Palace, Sheffield.] 
Began as a programme boy at the Theatre 
Royal, Sheffield, later took up management 
for Dan heno at the Varieties, was engaged 
by Lord John Sanger, as Sheffield representa- 
tive, for three seasons, on the ground now 
occupied by the Empire, and subsequently was 
business manager for Sam Lockhart's Inter- 
national Circus. Nineteen years ago took over 
the management of the Imperial Hall — -the 
second place in Sheffield to adopt the films. 
Upon this small beginning the present Unity 
Picture Palace was built, and to-day Mr. Bram- 
well is a conspicuous figure in the film industry 
of Yorkshire. Held the position of Chairman 
of the local C.E.A., besides holding the Vice- 
Chairmanship of the Charity Carnival since its 
inception. Treasurer, Kinema Trades Sports 
Club and Kinema Trades Staff Ball. Address : — ■ 
Unity P.P., Langsett Road. Sheffield. 

W. A. Brewer. 

Joined Gaumont Co. in 1910; two years branch 
manager in MaijChester ; eight years general 
manager to the company. Address: — i W'essex 
Gardens, Golders Green N.W. Phone: — Speed- 
well 2831. 

Billie Bristow. 
Served in advertising Agency, on editorial 
and advertising staffs of Sunday and daily news- 
papers. Assistant Studio manager and then 
publicity manager for Broadwest. Publicity 
manager for Fox and P.D.C. Started ovvii 
business in 1919, made it a limited company, 
resigned and became exclusive publicity manager 
for New Kra. Started independent press agency 
in March 1929. Controlling publicity cam- 
paigns for James Cruze Productions ; Archibald 
Nettlefold, Stoll Picture Productions ; George 
King Productions ; Piccadilly Pictures ; and 
opening campaigns for Brixton, Streatham, Old 
Kent Road and Finsbur)- Park .Astorias and the 
Metropole, \'ictoria. Address : — 72 Shaftes- 
bury Avenue, W.i. Phone : — Regent 3737. 

J. Frank Brockliss. 

[Foumler of J, Frank Brockliss, Ltd.] 
Born 1879, at Kensington. Educated Ken- 
sington Gardens Preparatory School , St . Charles 
College, Kensington, and the Polytechnic. 
Entered trade in 190Q. Director and owner of 
several companies connected with the industry, 
and Managing Director of his own firm, J. Frank 
Brockliss, Ltd. For several years chairman of 
the I..A.K.M., and chairman of the Committee of 
B.B.F.C. During the War in charge of British 
Military Kinemas. 1921 to 1925 was working at 
the Paris office, when he established the Soc. 
Anon, des Films Loew-Metro, b^ing managing 
director of that company, and 1925 to 1927 
was managing directorof First National Picturt s, 
Ltd., England, 192S-29, organised Continental 
business J. Frank Brockliss, Ltd., under title 
Sociat.i Anonyme FVancaise Wilton-Brockliss 
Tiffany, Head Office, 6, Rue Laniennais, Paris 
(8e) and continues to take an active part in the 
affairs of both companies. Clubs : — R.A.C., 
Eccentric (London), Sporting Club de France 
(Paris), and Screen (Xew Yorkl. Address : — 
14, Lovelace Road, Surbiton-on-Thames, Surrey. 

Jack Brockliss. 

Directorof J. Frank Brockliss, Ltd., Managing 
Director Powers Distributing Corporation, Ltd., 
Director Equestrian Club, Ltd. Bom 1901 at 
Kensington. Educated at Dulwich College 



and afterwards speni severeil years in America 
studying business methods and practical en- 
gineering. Returned to England 1920 and soon 
afterwards joined the Board of J. Frank Brock- 
liss, Ltd. Organised the Powers Distributing 
Corporation, Ltd., in order to handle the sales 
of Powers 6B Projectors in Great Britain and 
Ireland. Clubs : — Old AUeynian, Old Gram- 
marian, Spencer Park .-Vthletic and Surbiton 
Golf Clubs. Address: — "Fourteen" Lovelace 
Road, Surbiton, Surrey (Kingston 4223) and 
58, Great Marlborough Street, London (Regent 
4776). 



Lt.-Co!. A. C. Bromhead, C.B.E. 

[Late Cliairman, The Gaumont Co., Ltd., and 0} 
Gaumont-British Pictures Corporation, Ltd.] 
Colonel Bromhead founded the original 
Gaumont business in London in 1898 in the 
form of an agency for Leon Gaumont of Paris. 
Opened one of the first film studios in this 
country, and one of the first Kinematograph 
theatres. He was one of the pioneers of the 
film hire service, and the originator of the 
" exclusive " film and " booking by contract." 
With M. Gaumont exhibited " Chronochrome " 
in 1913. In 1914 the Gaumont Co. constructed 
and e<]uipped the first large modern film studios 
in London. In 1922 the Gaumont Company 
came entirely under British control, the majority 
proprietary interest being acquired hy Col. 
Bromhead and his British associates. In 1922 
the Company installed a large plant of the most 
modern automatic machinery for developing 
at their laboratory at Shepherd's Bush, and 
considerable extensions were completed early 
in 1927. In the same year a large new studio 
was built and in 1929 the first sound-proof 
studio in England was constructed for the 
production of " Talkies " by the British Acoustic 
process. The Gaumont-British Picture Corpora- 
tion formed in 1927 to acquire "The Gaumont 
Co., Ltd." The Ideal Film Renting Co. and the 
W. & F. Film Service, Ltd., together with a 
group of 22 theatres, subsequently acquired 
the ordinary share capital of Denman Picture 
Houses, Ltd., General Theatre Corporation, Ltd. 
and P.C.T., and other companies thereby 
achieving control of more than 300 theatres 
and becoming, under the Chairmanship of Col. 
Bromhead, the most important concern of its 
kind in Europe. Col. Bromhead withdrew from 
the Chairmanship and severed his connection 
with the Gaumont British Corporation and its 
associated and subsidiary companies in August, 
1927. Club: Royal Societies. Address: 37, 
Ladbroke Grove, W. Phone: Park 2810. 



Reginald C. Bromhead, F-C.A. 

Associated with the Gaumont Company since 
1903, Mr. Bromhead was appointed secretary in 
191 5, becoming Joint Managing Director in 
1921. Managing Director Gaumont British 
Picture Corporation, Ltd., and subsidiary 
companies, 1927. Vice-Chairinan, Denman Pic- 
ture Houses, Ltd. ; Vice-Chairman, General 
Theatres Corporation, Ltd. January, 1929; Joint 
Man. Dir. and Vice-Chairman P.C.T. and 
subsidiary companies. Resigned August, 1929. 
Fellow Institute of Chartered Accountants, 
Past-President K.R.S., Chairman Executive 
Committee, Kinematograph Sports Association, 
Cinematograph Trade Provident Institution 
and I'enevolent Fund Committees. Clubs: — 
Royal Societies, St. James's. Private Address : 
—9, Cavendish Road, St. John's Wood, N.W.8. 



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Henry Anthony Browne. 

H. A. Browne was born in i875 in Warwick- 
shire. Educated at Cheltenham and Birmingham 
University. After some years on the renting side 
is now chiefly interested as an exhibitor in the 
Southampton area. In 1929 becam^^ Feputy 
Chairman Powers Cinephone Equipment 
(Parent) Syndicate, Ltd. Clubs : — Ranelagh, 
Union. Thatched House. 

James V. Bryson. 

[Managing Director, Universal Pictures, Lid.] 
Bom 1883 at Independence, Missouri, U.S.A. ; 
has been in the movie world upwards of twenty 
years, associated with Carl Laemmle and 
Universal. Branch manager at Minneapolis, 
Minnesota, U.S.A., for twelve years; was 
one of the few selected to be present at the 
opening of Universal City, California, U.S.A., 
in 1915. Sent by Mr. Laemmle to inaugurate 
Universal Pictures in Australasia. Has travelled 
most of the world for Universal. Export 
manager at New York for two years. Promoted 
to the managing directorship of Universal 
Pictures, Ltd., 1923, which position he now 
holds. Club: — Royal Automobile. Address: 
Film House, Wardour Street, London, W.i. 
'Phone : — Regent 5226. 

A. E. Bundy. 

Born 1882. Joined Partington &. Co. 
(Advertising Contractors), 1099. Wyman & 
Sons, Ltd. (Railway Advertising Dept.), 1906. 
Army 1915-19, rank of Major. Founded U.K. 
Advertising Co., Ltd. Actively associated with 
most of the largest film exploitation schemes 
since 1919. Supported British film production 
financially and by personal effort. Chairman, 
British Instructional Films, Ltd., Pro Patria 
Films, Ltd., Bulman Jupiter Screen Co., Ltd., 
United Kingdom Advertising Co., Ltd., Herbert 
Wilcox Productions, Ltd., British Projects, Ltd. 
National Projects, Ltd., Rapid Steel Co., Ltd. 
Clubs : — Junior Constitutional, R.A.C. Address : 
— ^Wilford Lodge, Green Lane, Northwood, 
Middlesex. 

Fred Carlton. 
[Director, Palladium, Patricroft.] 
Born in London in 1872, and educated at 
Grange Grammar School. Director, general 
manager and secretary of the Palladium, Patri- 
croft ; also managing director and general man- 
ager of Princess Cinema, Harpurhey, Manchester. 
Previous to entering the film business he was 
for 21 years connected with theatres and music- 
halls in various parts of the world, chiefly as 
proprietor. For 20 surnmer seasons he was 
entertainer at St. Anne's-on-the-Sea, touring in 
the winter as ".Satani," the illusionist. He is 
secretary and delegate of the Manchester C.E..\. 
Was chairman of the first two Manchester Cinema 
Carnivals. Club : — Davyhulme Golf Club. 
Address : — Lucea, Snowdon Road, Eccles. 
'Phone : — Eccles 764. Tel. Address .■^Ceabilrex, 
Manchester. 

Sydney H. Carter. 
Born in Bradford, 1866. .At the age of 13 helped 
his father, who managed St. George's Hall, 
Bradford. He himself became manager in 1898, 
and introduced pictures the following year. 
Started as New Century Pictures in Bradtord, 
Birmingham, Leeds and Sunderland in 1902. 
At present director of Morton's Pictures 
Ltd., Hull ; Queen's Theatre, Holbeck, Ltd. ; 
Londesborough Theatre, Scarborough, Ltd. ; 
and Prince's Hall, Shipley, Ltd. Address : — 
26, Park Row, Leeds. 



Cecil L. 0. Cattermoul. 

[Managing Director, Cecil Cattermoul, Ltd.] 
Born London 1890, educated at Goldsmiths' 
College, London. Joined Industry 1912. 

Formerly London Manager of Oversea Film 
Trading Company of Copenhagen, and repre- 
sents in London, Jacques Haik, Paris, and other 
important Continental firms. Specialises in 
export of films all over the world. Club : — 
W'averley. Address: — 93, Wardour Street, W.i. 

Charles H. Champion. 

Born 1885. After several years with the 
Brush Engineering Co., Langdon Davies Motor 
Co., Harper Bros, and Co., Consulting Engineers ; 
and Union Electric Co., in 1912 went to U.S.A. 
as technical manager of American branch of 
last-named company. Founded Charles H. 
Champion & Co., Ltd., in 1921. Director of 
C'harles H. Champion iS: Co., Ltd., Ship Carbon 
Company of Great Britain, Ltd., Club: — 
R.A.C. Address : — 14-17, Wells Street, Oxford 
Street, W. ; and " In wood," Westmead, Roe- 
hampton, S.W.15. Phones : — Museum 3262 and 
Putney 2764. 

Thomas Chilton. 

Educated Durham University. Entered 
industry 1912 with Thos. Thompson Film Hiie 
Service ; subsequently held appointments as 
supervising branch manager (with headquarters 
at Manchester) of Thompson-Thanhouser Films, 
Ltd., Imperial Film Co., Ltd., and Hepworth 
Film Service, Ltd. Joined J. Frank Brockliss 
in 1924 as general manager ; made director in 
1928. Also director Brockliss et Cie Paris ; 
and Powers Distributing Corporation, Ltd. 
Member Projection Advisory Council, U.S.A. 
Member S.M.P.E. Address .-—58, Gt. M?rl- 
borough Street, W.i. Phone : — Regent 477^ 

Carl Robert Christiansen. 

[Managing Director, Northern Mutual Film Co., 
Ltd.] 
A native of South Shields, C. R. Christianson 
made hismarkasanexhibitorabout twelve years 
ago, and after five years' association with that 
side of the business he set up as a renter, and 
was one of the initiators, in 1917, of the concern 
which he now manages. Address : — 65, Thorn- 
ton Street, Newcastle-on-Tyne. 

Gilbert Church. 

\Director British and Foreign Films, Ltd.] 
Born London, 1899. Was managing director 
of Famous Films (Midlands), Ltd., and Gilbert 
Films, Ltd., from 1918-1928. Controls the 
Midland Counties andSouth Wales for B. & F.F., 
Ltd. Was responsible for the first talking films 
(Phonofilms) in the Midlands in 1926. Clubs: 
R..\.C., Cosmo., and " Ing " Club, Derby. 
Address : Carnarvon House, Porchester Road, 
Mapperley, Notts. Phone : — ^42978. 

Elisha Montague Charles Clayton. 

-Associated with pictures since the early 
days, E. M. C. Clayton was born in 1882, and 
educated at the Central Secondary School, 
Sheffield. The proprietor of Clayton's Bioscope, 
Sheffield, he is also Managing Director of the 
Oxford Picture House, Heeley Electric Palace, 
Pavilion, Attercliffe, Lyric Picture House, 
Darnall, all Sheffield halls, Hoyland Cinema, 
near Barnsley, the Electric Palace, Parkgate. 
Rotherham, and Picture House, Chesterfield, 
He has done much to popularise pictures 
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director of the Strand Cinema, Douglas Pavilion, 
Peel, the Picture House, Douglas, and the Cinema 
House, Ramsey. Also a director of Heeley and 
Amalgamated Cinemas, Ltd. , Sheffield, managing 
director of the Palace, Woodseats, Sheffield, and 
Goldthorpe Hippodrome, Ltd., near Bamsley. 
Addresses : — 14, Oak Street and 535, Fulwood 
Road, Sheffield. 

Arthur Clavering. 

[Managing Director, Warner Bros. Pictures, Ltd.] 
Born London, 1883. Entered the Industry 
in 1909 as an exhibitor. Commenced film 
distributing in Great Britain in 1912. Formed 
Ruffell's Exclusives in 1915, of which he was 
managing director. In 1916 merged the businesses 
of M. P. Sales Agency and Essanay Film Service, 
which was the nucleus of Film Booking Offices, 
Limited, and took office as managing director. 
Has large interests in many kinemas in London 
and has been associated with a number of British 
Productions. Address : — 13-14, Newman Street, 
London, W.i, Phone: — Museum 6315. 

L. G. Clements. 

Born 1900. Educated at Charterhouse and 
Caius College, Cambridge. Director of Union 
Cinema Company, Ltd., and British Exhibitors' 
Films, Ltd. Managing Director of Ben well 
Theatre Company, Ltd. Address : — 1671-69^ 
Wardour Street, W.i. Phone: — Gerrard 6364 

Sydney Cohan. 

[Director of Sales, Powers Cinephone Equipment 
{Parent) Syndicate, Ltd.] 
Born 1890. Producer and director of sales 
with P. A. Powers from the time he was with 
Universal. Directed three units for the original 
Robertson-Cole Company. Started in business 
by Col. Bromhead as camera-man in the Far East 
in igio.doingscenicsandindustrials. Addresses : 
Film House, Wardour Street, W.i ; and i, Rod- 
morton Mews, Baker Street, W.i. 

Isaac Collins. 

Northern Branch, Famoiis-Lasky Film Service.] 
Isaac CoUins was born in Newcastle-on-Tyne, 
where he is now engaged in practically the only 
business he has known — the kinematograph 
Industry. For several years he was associated 
with the Trade in .■America, and seventeen years 
ago commenced in the renting business at New- 
castle, where he also had interests as an exhibitor. 
His elder brother, J. R. Collins, founded the 
Newcastle Film Supply Company, and when he 
died the business was taken over by Isaac Collins 
and A. Collins, and it was later merged into the 
business of the Famous-Lasky Corporation, for 
whom they now operate in the four northern 
counties. Isaac Collins is closely associated 
with that Corporation, and he and his brother 
control a northern circuit of 14 halls. Addresses : 
— Paramount Artcraft House, Bath Lane, New- 
castle ; Burnside, Moor Crescent, Gosforth, 
Newcastle. 

Frank Collinson. 
Born in Bradford, Vorks, in 1875, and educated 
at Cambridge. For two years despatch manager 
for the B.B. Film Hiring Service, Glasgow, 
and was afterwards General Manager of the 
Palatine Film Co. for six years. He was also 
with Hibbert's Mutual Film Service as Lanes, 
manager. He is now Joint Secretary of the 
Lanes. Emergency Transport Committee of 
the C.E..\. and K.R.S. Was the first and only 
secretary of the Lancashire K.R.S. Address: 
— 14, Colgrove Avenue, Failsworth, Manchester. 



F. H. Cooper. 

(Ex-President C.E.A.) 

Born 1867. Originally an estate agent. Joined 
the Trade in 1908. Built the first hall at Wisbech 
and founded the Circuit of F. H. Cooper and Co. 
Delegate of the C.E.A. of the Eastern Counties 
and also chairman of the branch for the past 
eleven years. Member of Films Bill Advisory 
Board. Was one of the C.E.A. delegates sent 
to attend American Exhibitors' Conference in 
1925. Addresses: — " Redclyffe," Brundall, 
near Norwich ; Phone : — 20, Brundall, and 
Marina Theatre, Lowestoft. Phone : 186, 
Lowestoft. 

Sir Ernest Gordon Craig. 

Born 1891. Knighted 1929. Joined Moss 
Empires at early age, and held important 
positions with that firm in many provincial 
towns. Has produced many stage successes, and 
has had considerable experience with legitimate 
and variety stage and films. Chairman and 
managing director New Era National Pictures, 
Ltd. ; New Era Films, Ltd. ; and New Era, 
Productions, Ltd. Vice-Pres. K.R.S. (1930), 
Liveryman Gold and Silver Wyre Drawers, 
Company, \'ice-Pres. " Old Contemptibles " 
."Association. Clubs : — Royal Thames Yacht and 
Sunningdale. .Address : — 26-27, D'Arblay St. 
London, W.i. Phone: — Regent 7117. 

Walter R. Creighton. 

[Empire Marketing Board.] 
Born 1873, son of Mandel Creighton, Bishop 
of London. Educated Marlborough and Cam- 
bridge. Joined Charles B. : Cocliran as 
personal representative, 1919 to 1922 ; 
employed by Government in connection 
with Government Displays, including Tattoo 
in Stadium during Empire Exhibition 1924, 
and placed in charge of all Stadium 
Displays during Exhibition 1925. Devised and 
produced the Wembley Tattoo of 1925. Joined 
Empire Marketing Board as film officer in 1927. 
for whom he produced " One Family," " South- 
em April " and " African Fruit Harvest." 

George Howard Cricks. 

One of the oldest members of the Trade. Many 
years with R. W. Paul and manager of his 
London office in Holborn. Among the small 
group who first formed the K.M.A., and one of 
the Trade committee who appointed the first 
Film Censor. Is practical in every branch of 
the Trade. Late maker of Lion's Head Films. 
Managing Director, Croydon Film Co., Ltd. 
.Address : — 70, Onslow Gardens, Wallington, 
Surrey. 

Reginald Howard Cricks. 

Son of George H. Cricks. Has speciahsed in the 
technical branch of the trade, having been for 
10 years with W. Vinten, and, since 1926, in 
business as Kinematograph engineer and con- 
sultant. Has designed much apparatus for 
studio, dark-room, and kinema, and is a regular 
contributor to the technical pages of the Kine 
Weekly. .Associate of the Royal Photographic 
Society. .Addresses : — 159, Wardour Street, 
W.I. and 6, Dulverton Road., Selsdon, South 
Croydon. Phone : — Gerrard 7789. 

Albert Pearl Cross. 

[Managing Director of Cross's Pictures, Ltd.] 
Born in London in 1880, Albert Pearl Cross 
has been at various periods, an entertainer, actor 
and showman and has been on the exhibiting 
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of the City of London, a Liveryman of the Fan 
Makers Co., a Fellow of the Royal Geographical 
Society and a Fellow of the Royal Numismatic 
Society. Addresses: — -22, Frith Street, W.i ; 
Prairie Cottage, Station Road, Barnes, S.W.I3 ; 
and " Niam-Niam," Manor Road, Selsey, Sussex. 
Reginald V. Crow. 
One of the leading figures in Kentish Trade 
circles, Mr. Crow is managing director and 
secretary of the Ramsgate and District Popular 
Amusements Co., ttd., managing director and 
secretary of the Kent Films Motor Transport 
Co., Ltd. (controlling the first complete road 
transport scheme in connection with the trade 
in this country), an ex-Councillor of the Borough 
of Ramsgate, Treasurer and Ex-Chairman of 
the Kent C.E.A. Chairman, 1929, and Trustee, 
London and Home Counties branch. Pro- 
prietor, Grand Cinema, Holloway, N.7. 

F. P. Culbert 

[Man. Dir., R.C.A. Phoiophone, Ltd.] 
Bom 1893. Educated U.S. Naval Academy, 
191 1. Retired as lieutenant from the Navy in 
1923. Was in business in France for some time 
prior to joining the R.C.A. Photophone Inc., 
through the Radio Corporation of America. 
Came to England, February, 1929, and with this 
Company as Managing Director of the British 
subsidiary, R.C.A. Photophone, Ltd., and 
General European Manager of the parent 
American Company. Addresses .-—Film House, 
Wardour Street, W.i. and Staplands, Oatlands 
Chase, Weybridge, Surrey. Phone : — Gerrard 
5252. 

Arthur Cunningham. 
[Leeds,] 
Formerly in business in Leeds as tip-up chair 
and furniture manufacturer, Arthur Cunningham 
in the very early days of the business acquired 
an interest with Sydney Carter, and later formed 
New Century Pictures, Ltd., a firm which 
controls the largest circuit of halls in the North. 
In 1919 he was elected a member of the Leeds 
City Council, he has always been prominently 
identified with anything likely to promote the 
best interests of the Trade, both locally and 
nationally, he was first Vice-President of the 
C.E.A. , and is now one of the oldest delegates 
sitting on that Board. When New Century 
Pictures, Ltd., was sold to Dennian Picture 
Houses, Ltd., was retained as managing director, 
and is director also of Queen's Theatre, Leeds, 
Holderness Hall, Hull, .Majestic Picture House, 
Hull, Princes Hall, Hull, Assembly Rooms, 
Hull, Saltaire Picture House, Saltaire. Has a 
national reputation as an orgaiiiser for charity. 
Addresses : — 34, Wellington Street, Leeds ; 
"Tower Crest" Heysham Road, Heysham, 
Lancashire. 

C. H. Dand 

Literary Adviser and Publicity Director, 
Associated Sound Film Industries, Ltd., and 
British Sound Film Productions, Ltd., Wembley 
Park. Bom 1902. Educated Glasgow Uni- 
versity. Several years in Provincial and London 
Journalism. Also Director of British Publicity 
Talking Films, Ltd. Address .-—Associated 
Sound Film Industries, Ltd., Raglan Gardens, 
Wembley Park, Middlesex. Phone: Wemblev 
3041. 

Tom E. Davies. 

Born in 1868, and was educated at Shews- 
bury. Left the banking business in 1911 
to enter the film Trade, joining the Western 
Import Co., Ltd. He is a J. P. for Hertfordshire, 
and has occupied several prominent positions in 



Film Trade organisations. Chairman of Incor- 
porated Association of Kinematograph Manu- 
facturers, Ltd. Director of Shrewsbury Empires 
Ltd., Broadway Gardens, Ltd., Walham Green ; 
Fulham Picture Palace, Fulham. Address: — 
16, Dryburgh Road, Putney, S.W.15. 

H. Victor Davis. 

[President. C.E.A., 1928-9.] 
Entered the Industry in igri. After fourteen 
years' service in the C.E.A. and at least three 
previous invitations to stand for the office, 
which he declined, Mr. Davis was in 1927 
elected Vice-President of the Association 
and President for 1928-9. Endowed with 
the eloquence of the Wflsh, he has always 
been called upon when missionary work 
was to be done, one of the most notable of 
which efforts was in connection with British 
Film Week in 192 (. He served on the Joint 
Committee for British films in 1925-6. Now a 
member of the Board of Trade Advisory Com- 
mittee. He represents the South Wales Branch 
(which he founded) on the General Council of the 
C.E.A. Chairman and co-managing director 
Abertillery Theatres, Ltd. ; managing director 
Ebbw Vale Theatres, Ltd. ; proprietor. Public 
Hall, Newbridge. Phone : — ^Newbridge 32. 

Alfred Davis. 

Born 1899. Joined the Army at the age of 
fifteen, served throughout the war, at the age of 
eighteen being made a Captain in the M.G.C., 
After the war joined the Davis' Pavilion Circuit, 
being made a director and controlling the film 
booking and publicity departments. Director 
of New Era National Pictures, Ltd ; Assistant 
Managing Director Davis' Theatre (Croydon), 
Ltd. Addresses : — 12, Hyde Park Place, W.2, 
and Marble ."Vrch Pavilion. Phone : — Mavfair 
1811. 

Will Day. 
[Managing Director, Will Day, Ltd. ] 

Born London, 1873. Was taught lantern 
projection by his father at nine years of age. 
For some years professional cychst, pioneer 
motorist, aeronaut and entertainer, and in 1898 
commenced showing animated pictures. General 
manager of Walter Tyler, Ltd., later founding 
the Tyler Apparatus Co., Ltd., following which 
founded and was director and general manager 
of Jury's Kine Supplies, Ltd., eventually 
founding in 1913 the present business of Will 
Day, Ltd., Founder and Past Ma-^ter of the 
Anima Lodge of Freemasons, Fellow of the 
Royal Photographic Society and the Royal 
Society of Xris. Vice-President Magicians Club 
and first patentee with J. L. Baird of television. 
Has made the most authentic collection of 
historical motion picture apparatus extant, now 
housed in the science Dept. of the S. Kensington 
Museum. President 1929-30 of Cinema 
Veterans. Address : — " HoUydene," 15, Chol- 
meley Park, Highgate, N.6. 

John Richard Dearn. 

Born in Sheffield, 1870. Accountant by 
profession, being a Fellow of the London .Associa- 
tion of Accountants from its inception in 1905. 
Has holdings in several Sheffield Picture Com- 
panies. Formerly Managing Director, Victory 
Palaces (Sheffield), Ltd. Address: — 55, Vivian 
Road, Firth Park, Sheffield. 

Maurice Arthur Dent. 

[Director British International Pictwes, Ltd.] 

Originally associated with the stage, Mr. Dent 

entered the film side of the entertainment 

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responsible for the Scottish distribution of 
Lasky pictures. Later became managing 
director of Waverley Films, Ltd. In November, 
1927, this company became part of British 
International Pictures, Ltd., the board of which 
Mr. Dent joined. Director British International 
Pictures, Ltd. Managing Director, B.I. P. 
(E.xport), Ltd., and Wardour Films, Ltd. When 
in Glasgow was one of the founders of the Scottish 
Trade Benevolent Fund, the Cinema Club, 
and was a founder member of the Lodge Anima 
(1223), Glasgow. Address : — Film House, War- 
dour Street, W.I. Phone: — Regent 3272. 
Samuel Patrick Derbyshire. 
.■\ well-known figure in the Industry, S. P. 
Derbyshire was born in i860, and educated at 
Trent College. He was chairman of the Pro- 
vincial Cinematograph Theatres, Ltd., and is a 
member of other companies. He was president 
of the Nottingham Society of Chartered Ac- 
countants in 1906. Address: — 15, Magdala 
Road, Nottingham. 

Louis D. Dickson. 

Born in 18S0, Mr. Dickson after training as 
an electrical engineer entered trade in 1899. 
Appointed kinematographer to Scottish National 
Exhibition, Edinburgh, 1908. Proprietor and 
manager. Hippodrome, Bo'ness, which he built 
in 1912. Vice-President Scottish Branch C.E.A.. 
1926, President 1927, delegate to C.E.A. General 
Council. Address: — "Mora," Bo'ness. 

S. F. Ditcham. 

Born 1884. Joined Ruffell's Bioscope in the 
early days. Then seven years with Gaumont. 
Left Gaumont to join up with International and 
First National Films. Left that company 
to join Universal when European Motion Picture 
f"o.. Ltd., opened up in this country. Director 
and general sales manager of Universal Pictures, 
Ltd. Club : — Golfers. Addresses : — 75, Wood- 
bourne Avenue, Streatham, S.W., and Film 
House, Wardour Street, W.i. Phone : — Regent 
5226. 

Richard Dooner. 

Richard Dooner, the pioneer of the kinema 
movement in Wales, was born in 1872, at 
Eastwood, Nottingham. I?ecame chairman 
South Wales and Monmouth branch of the 
Cinem.Ttngraph Exhibitors' Association, and 
owner of the Cosy Kinema (Maesteg), Coliseum 
and Pavilion (.Abergavenny). Address: — 2, 
LlwjTivi Road, Maesteg. 

H. Hales Dutton. 

[Publicity Manager to Pro Patria and British 
Instructional Films, Ltd.] 
Boni in London in 1898. Educated at 
Hailsham College and Tonbridge. Entered the 
film trade via Fleet Street. Served Five and a 
half years in Publicity Department of Fox Film 
Co., Ltd. Joined Pro Patria Films, Ltd., as 
Publicity Manager, 1928. Appointed joint 
publicity Manager of Pro Patria and British 
Instructional Films, Ltd., September, 1930. 
Address : — 34, King Edward's Mansions, Fulham 
Road, S.W.6. Phone : — Fulham 2412. 

Arthur Thomas Earnshaw. 

Bom at Ramsgate 1872. Has had over thirty 
years' experience of stage lighting, includmg 
many years with Chas. Frohmann under the 
late Dion Boucicault. One of the founders of 
the Strand Electric and Engineering Co., Ltd., 
the theatre and kinema lighting specialists, and 
original manufacturers of Adrian Samoilofi's 
special lighting apparatus. Also of Strand and 
Interchangeable Signs, Ltd. 19/24 and 28, Floral 
Street, Covent Garden, London, W.C.2. Phones : 
— Temple Bar 7464 and Orpington 465. 



Walter H. B. Emson. 

Educated at the Rochford and Southend 
Public Schools, Mr. Emson was interested in 
picture theatres at Chatham, Southend and 
Edinburgh. He went to Leicester from Southend 
and built the Belgrave Cinema in 1913, which 
he still manages. Has been managing director, 
City Cinema, Leicester, for three years ; and is 
also managing director of Tudor Cinema. A 
Freemason of the Lodge of True Friendship, 
Essex. Address : ~" Knighton," Church Road, 
Leicester. 

S. Taylor Farrell. 

Resident manager, Abbeydale Picture House, 
Sheffield. Address : — 41, Sheldon Road, Nether 
Edge, Sheffield. Phone {Theatre) : 50540. 

W. G. Faulkner. 

Born 1864 in the Midlands. Began life as a 
teacher. Left the profession in 1888 to become 
a journalist, reaching the editorial chair of a 
well-known weekly dealing with London govern- 
ment. Left that work for the editorial staff of 
the London Evening Nett'S as an authority on all 
matters relating to London government. Vice- 
chairman Ilford School Board, 1896-1902. 
Began study of moving picture production and 
exhibition in 1909 ; wrote first regular criticisms 
of films in any British newspaper in the Evening 
Nezas, in 1910, and became film editor of that 
journal. Spent three months in the United 
States in 1920 investigating the moving picture 
Industry there, both in the East and in Cali- 
fornia. Resigned the film editorship of the 
Evening Neteis in October. 1921, and established 
his own Film Review (5, Green Street, Leicester 
Square, W.C.2). Founded the British Association 
of Film Directors. Address: — The Close, 
Southgate N.14. 

Arnold Rowland Favell. 

Born 1903. Incorporated accountant. Secre- 
tary Sheffield Branch C. E. A. ,Walkley Palladium, 
Ltd. ; Ecclesall and Endclilie Picture Palace, 
Ltd. ; Sheffield Amusements Co., Ltd. ; F.ccles- 
field Cinema, Ltd. Son of Sheffield branch 
Chairman. Acquired in 1928 the practice of the 
late G. E. Wright. Address :—5'^, Norfolk 
Street, Sheffield. 

Arthur Rowland Favell. 

[Treasurer, Sliejfield Branch, C.E.A.] 

A.R. Favell, born in 1869, is a Fellow of the 
London Association of Accountants. He is 
ilirector, general manager and secretary of 
tirosvenor Hall and Estate Co., Ltd., which 
(iwns the Kinema House, Hillsborough, man- 
aging director of the Walkley Palladium, Shef- 
lipld, and director of Adelphi Picture House. 
Attercliffe. Chairman of C.E.A. Sheffield 
Branch. Address: — Beech Holme," Marcliffe 
Road, Hillsborough, Sheffield. 

L' Estrange Fawcett. 

Educated Cheltenham College, and Corpus 
Christi College, Cambridge : Army, 1914-1919 ; 
sometime dramatic and film critic of Morning 
Post ; joined Gaumont Company at Shepherd's 
Bush as literary adviser, January, 19V8 ; 
appointed Production Manager, IQ29, since 
when the following films have been 
made: " High Treason," " The Devil's Maze," 
"The Night Porter," " Alf's Button," "The 
Message," "Greek Street," "The Great 
Game," "Bed and Breakfast" "Bracelets," 
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W. A. Fielder. 

Urigiiially toiintctcd with the grain trade as a 
member of the Baltic. Entered Fihn Industty 
in 1919 in Sales Dept. of VVardour Films, Ltd. ; 
promoted to London Branch Manager ; later to 
Assistant Sales Manager, and is now Assistant 
to Managing Director. 

Fred Sherwin Fisher, F.C.A. 

Director of Western Electric Co., Ltd., which 
he joined in July, 1928. First Captain of the 
FUm Golfing Society of which he was a Founder. 
Bom 1893. Educated at United Services Col- 
lege, Windsor. Clubs : — Cocoa Tree, R.A.C. 
Address :■ — Bush House, Aldwych, W.C.2. 
Phone: — Temple Bar, looi. 



Clias. G. Fox, F.C.I. S. 

Born 1872. Educated at Owen's School, 
Islington. Started manufacturing kinernaio- 
graph apparatus in conjunction with the late 
Ernest F. Moy at end of 1895. Formed the 
Cinematograph Co., Ltd., in 1898. Is now 
chairman of Ernest F. Moy, Ltd. ; chairman of 
Omnia Kine Apparatus Co., Ltd. ; chairman of 
Beardmore Trust, Ltd. ; treasurer and member 
of the Standards Committee of the I.A.K.M. ; 
and FeUow of the Chartered Institute of Secre- 
taries. Club: — Rotary. Address: — 76, West 
HiU, Highgate, N.6. 



R. Duncan French. 

Bom at Kendal in 1872, Mr. French went to 
Liverpool in 1893, where he qualified as an In- 
corporated Accountant. In I9r2 became inter- 
ested in the flotation of Picturedrome Companies. 
Now secretary of some fifteen of such companies 
and his firm are auditors of others. Member o f 
the Committee of the North-Westem Branch of 
the C.E.A. and delegate to General Council. 
Member of the Liverpool City Council for the 
past eight years, and is on the PubUc Assistance , 
the Watch and the Housing Committees of that 
Corporation. Club : — Liverpool Conservative 
Club. Address: — 63, Marlborough Road, Tue- 
brook, Liverpool ; and 14, North John Streetjj 
Liverpool. 

W. R. Fuller. 

[General Secretary, C.E.A.] 

Since succeeding W. Gavazzi King as Genera! 
Secretary of the C.E.A. in 1925-26, Mr. Fuller 
has contributed valuable aid to the industry 
in several directions, notably in regard to the 
strengthening of the Association's power in the 
course of the long negotiations preparatory to 
the drafting of the Cinematograph Films Bill 
and the organisation of the policy put forward to 
the Government during its consideration of the 
measure. As a Barrister-at-Law his qualifica- 
tions have been important factors in the work 
of the C.E.A. Address: — Broadmead House, 
Panton Street, S.W.i. P//o«c;— Regent 2918-9 

Sidney Garrett. 

[Inter-Globe Export Corp.] 

Born, February 25, 1885. Before joining the 
Film Industry, Sidney Garrett was connected 
with the tobacco business. He has been in the 
Film Trade for fourteen years, dealing with the 
export and import side. Llub : — -Eccentric. 
Address :— 12, D'Arblay Street, London, W.i, 
Phone :~~Geri. 3102. 



W. J. Gell. 

[Managing Director Gaumont Co., Ltd.] 

First joined the Gaumont Company in 1910, 
later being transferred to its Newcastle Branch. 
Subsequently he enjoyed progressive and steady 
promotion, and from Newcastle he went to 
Liverpool as Manager of the branch, subse- 
quently becoming District Manager covering 
Newcastle, Liverpool and Manchester, returning 
to London in 1922 as Joint General Manager of 
the Company. In March, 1928, he was elected 
to the board of directors of the Gaumont Com- 
pany, Ltd., as Joint Managing Director, and in 
March, 1929, was appointed sole Managing 
Director. Is also a Director of British Acoustic 
Films, Ltd. (the patentees and manufacturers of 
the process by which all Gaumont British pro- 
ductions are recorded) ; International Acoustic 
Films, Ltd.; Gainsborough Pictures (1928), 
Ltd. ; and FUm Clearing Houses, Ltd. Club :■ — 
R.A.C. Addresses : — Film House, Wardour 
Street, W.r ; and 19, Foscote Road, Hendon, 
N.W.4. 'Phone: — Gerrard 9292. 

William Thompson Gent. 

[Past President, Sheffield Branch, C.E.A.] 
\V. T. Gent, Past President of the Sheffield 
Branch, was born at Doddington, Cambridge- 
shire, in 1852. He became actively associated 
with the Industry in 191 3, when he was appointed 
chairman of the directors at the Coliseum, 
Spital Hill, Sheffield. He is also chairman and 
governing director of Adelphi Picture 
House, Attercliffe. Governing Manager of 
W. T. Gent and Sons, who carry on business at 
Spital Hill and Attercliffe, Sheffield. Amongst 
other public duties, he served as a Member of the 
Sheffield City Council from 1896 to 1905. A 
keen sportsman, he was in his younger days 
famous as a long-distance runner and cyclist. 
Address: — 127, Ecclesall Road, South Sheffield. 

Sir Walter Gibbons. 

Consulting Engineer. Born 1871. Is a 
Knight of Grace of the Order of St. John of 
Jerusalem. For services rendered during the 
war has received the following decorations : — • 
The Medaille d'honneur en Vermeil du Ministers 
des Affaires (First Class) France ; The Medaille 
due Roi Albert, also the Medaille de la Croix 
Rouge, Belgium ; The Insignia of Distinction 
of the Russian Red Cross, also the Insignia of the 
Russian Red Cross (First Class) ; Commander 
of the Order of the Crown of Roumania ; also 
the Roumanian Star (Officers Grade) First Class, 
and the Order of Crucea Mental Sanitas First 
Class. Is one of His Majesty's Deputy Lieuten- 
ants for the County of London ; has been 
admitted to the Freedom of the City of London ; 
also 1 92 1 organised the whole of the Transport 
for London and the Home Counties to meet 
the emergencylikely to arise. Is Vice-Chairnian 
and a Founder of the Automobile Association ; 
also Chairman of the Royal Botanic Society. 
Clubs : — Royal Thames Yacht, Bath. Addresses : 
— Kensington House, W.2. Phone : — Park 1600. 
St. Malo, Ferring, Sussex. Phone: Goring by 
Sea 103. 

Mont Gilpin. 

Born in 1876, Mr. Gilpin was one of the 
pioneers during the touring days of the kine- 
matograph. For several years he was manager 
for Andrews' Pictures at St. James' Hall, 
Plymouth ; at Andrews' new Picture House, 
Plymouth ; at Colne, Lanes, Bristol, Westcliff- 
on-Sea, and Portsmouth. For eight years pro- 
prietor of the Belgrave Picture Theatre, Ply- 
mouth, he became managing director when it 
was converted into a limited liability company. 



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Isaac Graham. 

[Cenlnil Picture House, S/icfficU.] 
Bom at Hull in i877,receiving his education in 
that city. A business man with many interests 
ia the commercial life of Sheffield, he at first 
took up "Movies" more as a hobby, but has 
recently considerably increased his interests 
in the Trade. In 1914 he became an active 
director of Premier Pictures, J^td., Sheffield, 
and more recently of the Abbeydale Picture 
House Co., J^td., and Central Picture House 
Co. (Sheffield), Ltd. He is also Managing 
Director of the Palace Picture Theatre, Newark, 
and the Newark Kinema. Address : — 37, 
CoUegiate Crescent, Broomhall Park, Sheffield. 

John Cecil Graham. 

Became identified with the film business in its 
early days and has continued in the Industry 
since, with the following concerns : Western Film 
Co., St. Louis, Mo. ; Swanson Crawford Film Co. ; 
Reliance Motion Picture Co., New York ; Uni- 
versal Film Manufacturing Co., New York ; 
Mutual Film Corp., New York. Director of the 
following companies : Paramount Public Cor- 
poration, New York ; Paramount Film Service, 
Ltd., London ; Plaza Theatre Company, Ltd., 
London ; Carlton Theatre Company, Ltd., 
London ; Paramount (Manchester) Theatre, Ltd.; 
Olympic Kinema tograph Laboratories, Ltd., 
London ; Famous-Lasky Film Service, Ltd., 
Sydney, AustraUa ; Societe Anonima Italiana 
Films Paramount, Rome ; Paramount Film Ver- 
trieb, G.m.b.H., Berlin ; Societe Anonyme 
FranSaise des Films Paramount, Paris ; Les 
Studios Paramount, St. Maurice, Seine, Paris ; 
Paramount Films S.A., Barcelona ; N.V. 
Paramount Films, Amsterdam. Address : — 
Paramount House, 166-170, Wardour Street 
W.i. 

Booth Grainge. 

Born I 8S0. Was connected with film industry 
in India before retiring from the Army, and com- 
menced film renting in 1919 in partnership with 
Thomas H. Green, but after a short period 
bought out his interests. Managing director ot 
Famous Music Masters (Northern), Ltd., Famous 
Melodies, Ltd., and exploited these films in 
the United Kingdom. Later produced " Ball 
of Fortune" and "Famous Song Scenas." 
Address : — -The Bungalow, Churchwood Avenue , 
Far Headingley, Leeds. Phone: — Leeds 51932. 

T. A. Grant, A.C.A. 

Bom at Leicester and educated at Whyggeston 
School, Leicester. Became a chartered 
accountant and now a member of the firm of 
Bourner, Bullock & Co., chartered accountants, 
Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent. Secretary of the 
Hanley Theatres and Circus, Ltd., for about 
fourteen years and of the Staffs Cinematograph 
(1912) Co., Ltd., for about seven years, and 
now Secretary of the Potteries Theatres, Ltd. 
Secretary of the North Staffs Branch of the 
C.E.A. for seven years. Private address : — 3 8, 
Bedford Street, Basford, Stoke-on-Trent. 

Walter Grant. 

Bom in 1877, educated at Mill Hill House 
and University of Birmingham. Qualified in 
Medicine and Dental Surgery. Entered the 
industry in 1909. Founded P.C.T. with the 
late Dr. Jupp, and became one of the first 
Directors. Now with Gaumont British Cor- 
poration, P.C.T. and associated Companies. 
Club: Royal Automobile. Address: 211, 
Maida Vale, W.g. 



Frank Davis Gray. 

[Ex-Chnirman, Leicester Branch, C.E.A.] 
Mr. Gray filled the office of Chairman of the 
I^eicester branch of the C.E.A. for a period of 
three years, during which the branch passed 
through a very strenuous time. Has been 
manager of the Olympia Picture Theatre, 
Leicester, ever since the house was erected 
seventeen years ago. Address : — 49, Highfield 
Street, Leicester. 

Eugene Stuart Gregg. 

Managing Director of Western Electric 
Company, Ltd. Bom 1892. Captain on General 
Staff of U.S. Army, 1918 and 1919. Later, he 
was allied with the United States Shipping 
Board, and afterwards becoming chief of the 
shipping section of the American International 
Corporation. In 1921 he was appointed chief 
of the transportation division of the Bureau of 
Foreign and Domestic Commerce, leaving this 
position in 1926 to become Senior Statistician 
of Western Electric. From August, 1928, to 
July, 1929, he was instrumental in building up 
the export department for W.E. talking picture 
apparatus, becoming in June, 1929, Managing 
Director of Western Electric Company, Ltd., 
and European Manager of Electrical Research 
Products, Inc., in London. Address : — Bush 
House, Aldwych, W.C.2. Phone : — ^Temple 
Bar looi. 

Frank Green. 

Man. Dir. Filmophone, Ltd., and Filmophone 
Renters, Ltd.; Director Filmophone Flexible 
Records, Ltd. Address : Broadmead House, 
Panton Street. S.W.i. 

H. J. Green. 

[Ex-President, Scottish Branch of the C.E.AJ] 
Son of the late George Green and a princi- 
pal of the well-known Green's circuit of halls. 
His recent presidency of the Scottish branch 
was a popular one, and since then the 
large amount of hard work put in by him in 
the interests of exhibitors and the trade gener- 
ally has been recognised on all sides. The 
Green circuit, in which he and his brother are 
associated, added in October the Playhouse, 
Renfield Street, Glasgow, the largest Idnema in 
Europe. Address : — Craigie Hall, BeUahouston, 
Glasgow. 

J. Leslie Greene. 
Born in 1875, at Liverpool, I^slie Greene 
has become one of the leading figures in Liverpool 
film circles. He was educated privately, and 
entered the journalistic profession, becoming 
finally managing director of the Liverpool City 
Press, Ltd. He afterwards entered the film 
business, and is now chairman of the Hope 
Hall, Cinema, Liverpool, the Kingsway, Hoy- 
lake, and Walton Vale P.H., managing director, 
Metropole Theatre, Bootle, and Queen's, 
Hoylake, Chairman, Enterprises (Liverpool), 
Ltd., Booking Agent for the Victoria Cinema, 
Liverpool. Chairman and managing director. 
New Carlton Rooms, and was in 1920 made the 
first president of the Liverpool Kinema E.xchange. 
Club : — Liverpool Press Club. Office Address :— 
7. Elliott Street, Liverpool, W. Phone : — Royal 
538. London Offices : — 128, Nightingale Lane, 
S.W.12. Phone: — Battersea 2647. 

John Grierson. 

[Empire Marketing Board.] 
Bom Deanston, N.B., 1898. Educated 
R.N.V.R. and Glasgow University. Lectured 
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appeal Chicago and Wisconsin Universities. 
Worked on yellow newspapers in the States 
and on box-office data with Paramount, Holly- 
wood. Lectured and wrote for Paramount 
and film criticism for iV. Y. Sun, N. Y. Herald, 
Tribune and M. P. Neii<s. Surveyed educational 
and propaganda film methods of U.S.A., France, 
Germany and Russia, for E.M.B. Film officer, 
E.M.B., 1928. Productions : Conquest, Drif- 
ters, and propaganda shorts. Address : 2, 
Queen Anne's Gate Buildings, S.W.i. 

D. E. Griffiths. 

General Sales Manager First National-Pathe 
Ltd. Born at Barry Dock, Glam., 1895. 
Several years' e.xperience in the United States 
on the renting side of the industry with Fox and 
Famous Players. Joined First National in 
1926 as Branch Manager, Cardiff. Later 
appointed London Branch Alanager, and then 
became General Sales Manager. Private Address: 
— 88, Twyford Avenue, Ealing, London, W. 

Harold Robert Lester Groom. 

Educated Margate. Switzerland, France, and 
Germany ; specialised in electrical engineering 
South-Western Polytechnic: successively served 
with West London Engineering Works, Gwynncs, 
Ltd., Underground Electric Railways, Metro- 
politan Power Supply Co., and in igrs became 
associated with the General Electric Co., where 
he is now in charge of sales work and the prepara- 
tion of tenders and general technical work of the 
engineering department ; for last six years has 
been in charge of the stage lighting department. 
Address .-—Magnet House, Kingsway, W.C.2. 
Phone: — Regent 7050, 

Julius Hagen. 

Born I 884. At the age of eighteen went into 
partnership with Leon M. Lion in various plays. 
Afterwards joined Fred Terry and Julia Neilson. 
He left the stage to enter the film business, joining 
Ruffells*. From there he was engaged by Essanay 
Company to break down the boycott which 
existed all over the United Kingdom on the 
Chaplin Films. From this company he joined 
StoU's and afterwards left to join Universal as 
London manager. Then joined Astra National as 
general manager and exploited for them " The 
Flag Lieutenant." He was instrumental with 
J. B. Williams in forming the W.P. Film Com- 
pany ; in 1928 formed the Strand Film Co., Ltd. 
from which he has now resigned. Managing 
Director. Twickenham Film Studios Ltd. 
Address .-—St. Margarets, Middlesex. Phone : — 
Popesgrove 2257. 

Alderman Edwin Haigh, J.P. 

[Ex-Chairman, Liverpool Branch, C.E.A.] 
Born in 1864, at Liverpool, Edwin Haigh is 
now either proprietor, director or managing 
director of many of the leading kinemas in the 
Merseyside area, including Hope Hall Cinema, 
Ltd. ; Gaiety Cinema, Ltd. ; Scala (Liverpool), 
Ltd.; Futurist (Liverpool), Ltd. ; Lyric (Birken- 
head), Ltd. ; Tivoli (Liverpool), Ltd. ; Wallasey 
Cinema Co., Ltd. ; Homer Cinema Ltd. ; Derby 
Cinema. Outside the Trade he is connected 
with many billiard halls. He was the original 
founder and first chairman of the C.E.A. in 
Liverpool, and is also a member 01 the Liverpool 
City Council ; also a Magistrate for the City of 
Liverpool. Now assisted in his theatre interests 
by his son (Capt. J. H, Haigh, M.C.) as partner. 
Club .-^Liverpool Senior Conservative. /I i^dj-^ss ; 
" San Roque," Calderstones Park, Liverpool. 



Harry Hargreaves. 

Born in 1865 at Clitheroe, Lancashire. Took 
over the management of the Albert Hall and 
Oueen's Market, Morecambe, 1895, converted 
the Market into a kinema 1920. Ran his first 
picture 1900. Secretary and Treasurer, West 
Lancashire Branch, C.E.A., and delegate to the 
General Council. Hon. Secretary and Treasurer 
.Morecambe Entertainment Proprietors and 
Managers Association. A well-known character 
in the Kinema world ; just entered upon his 
thirty-sixth year as general manager of the 
above building. 

Norman Hart. 

{Solicitor, C.E.A.'] 
Norman Hart was born iu Bradford and 
educated at the Grammar School and Denstone 
College. For some years he was connected with 
the manufacturing and merchandise of the 
Bradford trade, but eventually gave this up and 
went to Cambridge, where he represented his 
college at tennis, cricket and football during 
the three years he was residing there. Then 
taking a Law Degree he was articled in London, 
where he has since been in practice. Since 
being appointed solicitor to the C.E.A. , he has 
dealt with a number of Trade cases. Address : — 
37, Pembroke Square, S.W.i. 

C. Hartley-Davies. 

Originally trained for the legal profession. 
Took up journalism and lecturing, and toured 
the world with tri-unial-quadruple lantern 
entertainments and lectures. In 1896 he 
became interested in moving pictures, later 
giving exhibitions in London and the provinces. 
After study of technical side and tour of Egypt 
in 19 10 resumed exhibitor interests. Was in 
charge of the cinema equipment of the American 
Expeditionary Fo'xe Y.JLC.A., on all fronts. 
Chairman of the London and Home Counties 
Branch, C.E.A., 1924, and a member of the 
General Council from that date. Active 
member of S.M.P.E. Vice-President of Kine- 
Cameramen's Society, Secretary of the Guild 
of British Kinema Projectionists and Techni- 
cians, organiser of the Trade Exhibition in 
connection with the C.E..A. Annual Conference, 
editor of the Cinematograph Times, Technical 
Section. Director of British Film Cleaners, 
Ltd., Speciality Films, Ltd., Val Prince Decora- 
tions, Ltd. Address, The Studio, 15, Charlotte 
Street, W.i. 

Hugh V. Harraway. 

[Solicitor, K.R.S.] 
Admitted a solicitor of the Supreme Court in 
1906, Mr. Harraway has always been closely 
identified with the film renting industry. He 
was instrumental in forming the Kinematograph 
Renters' Society of Great Britain and Ireland, 
Limited, and has since acted as its solicitor ; as 
also its predecessor, the Cinematograph Trade 
Protection Society. Address : — 12, South 
Square, Gray's Inn, W.C.i. Phone: — Chancery 
8451. 

H. E. Hayward. 

Educated at Ilfracombe. Entered the com- 
mercial world in 1900, interested in the manu- 
facturing and building trades, connected with 
Kinema Industry since 1908. Joined the ex- 
liibiting side in 1920. Managing Director of 
the New Royalty Kinema, Brixton ; and later 
.Managing Director of the Rivoli, Southend. 
In 1924 commenced film renting, introducing 
the famous Music Master Series. Filmed the 
C.E.A. Conferences at Glasgow and Brighton. 



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Produced series of two-reel films, " Beauty 
Spots of Britain " Series ; and a number of 
educational and interest films. Many years 
member of Executive Committee C.E.A., 
London Branch, and on the Technical Com- 
mittee. Produced " Tour of the West Indies " 
film, I92q. Address : — ^ii2D, Brixton Hill, 
London, S.W.2. Phone: Brixton 2800. 

L. Hermes. 

Born 1884. Thirty years electrical engineer" 
ing, 3i years apprenticeship in well-known 
Continental works, several years with General 
Electric Co., at Newcastlc-on-Tjiie, Manchester, 
and latterly Head Office. Also several years with 
the Marconi Company. Previous to his company 
manufacturing talking pictures apparatus, intro- 
duced picture telegraphy in this country for 
Siemens and Halske A.G. and the principal 
newspaper offices in this country, installed equip- 
ment linking up with network of Continental 
stations. Director of Siemens and Halske A.G., 
Department, Siemens Schuckert, New Bridge 
Street, E.C. Managing Director of Klangfilm 
(Great Britain), Ltd. Club : Stadiuin. Private 
address : — " Meadow View," Dicker;^e Road. 
Coombe Lane, Kingston Hill, Sur e . 

Edward Thomas Heron, J.P. 

[Founder and Secretary, Aniina Lo.lge.] 
E. T. Heron has been responsible for the 
founding of eight Freemasons' Lodges, including 
the .\nima Lodge, of which he was the first 
Worshipful Master. Born in 1867, he was 
educated at the Haberdashers' School. He is an 
ex-alderman of the Borough of St. Pancras, and 
was mayor in igoS-g He is the founder of 
the Kinematograph Weeklv and other Trade 
journals, and of E.T. Heron and Co., Ltd., print- 
ers and publishers of Silver End, and London, 
chairman, A. Page and Co., Ltd. .Managing 
director, G. T. Foulis and Co., Ltd., and of 
Silver End Times. Ltd., proprietor of St. Leonards 
Golf course and tennis courts. Address : — 
" Golf House,' St. Leonards-on-Sea. 

Graham Scott Hewett, D.S.C. 

Born 1889. Joined Trade in igog. Inter 
national Feature Film Corporation in igio, 
International Cinematograph Corporation, 
1912. International Productions, 1930. Three 
years' naval service. Awarded D.S.C. on 
the Vitulictive at Zeebrugge. On Council of 
K.R.S. Has distributed nearly 2,000 British 
and foreign films in the United Kingdom, and 
supervised many notable productions, including 
"Tommy Atkins" (in igi4^ "When Fleet 
Meets Fleet," etc. .Arranged first public demon- 
stration television. Coliseum, London and 
Scala, Berlin. Clubs : — Royal Corinthian 

Yacht Cbib; The Ice Club.' Addresses:— 
loi, Wardour Street, W.i ; and " Wood- 
heights," Carshilton, Surrey. 

Edward Hewitson. 

[Ex-President, C.E.A.\ 
Was manager for i 5 years of Theatre Royal, 
Smethwick, a "legitimate" house. Gave first 
moving picture shows in borough, renting 
town hall for the purpose. Proprietor to-day 
of five of the nine halls in Smethwick : Prince's 
Hall : Palace, Oldbury Road ; Windsor, Bear- 
wood ; Majestic, Bearwood, and Empire. Ex- 
Chairman of Birmingham and Midland Branch 
of the C.E.A. and Member of General Council 
of C.E.A., ex-President of the C.E.A. Takes an 
active interest in public and social life of Smeth- 



wick. Chairman of the Birmingham and 
District Cinema Benevolent Fund, Member of 
the loint Committee of Birmingham Magistratf ?; 
and ExhibitoiSj Councillor, County Borough of 
Smethwick. Address :— 270, Lordswood Road, 
Harbome, Birmingham. Phone: Bearwood, 
Birmingham 2 no. 

Ernst 0. Hey I. 

Born 1875 at Dunkirk, N.V. Has travelled 
in South Africa, China, Japan, Russia, and 
Spam. For eighteen years with Libby, of 
Chicago. One year division chief U.S. Food 
Administrator, under Herbert Hoover. One-and- 
a-half years vice-president RCA Photophone 
Inc., in charge of all foreign business. Address :— 
411, Fifth .\venue, X.Y. 

Frank Hill, F.C.I.S. 

[Secretary, K.R.S.] 
Frank Hill, the secretary of the Kine- 
matograph Renters' Society of Great Britain 
and Ireland, Ltd., was born in London in 1887 
In igi2 elected an .Associate of the Chartered' 
Institute of Secretaries and Fellow in 1928 
In 1913 he became Secretary of the Tele- 
phone Development Company (1912), Ltd • 
and had charge of the affairs of the Constanti- 
nople Telephone Company. During this period 
also a large proportion of the work in liquidating 
the National Telephone Company, Ltd 
devolved upon him. From 1915 to' 1918 he 
was general manager and secretary of the 
Performmg Right Society, Ltd. He was 
appointed secretary of the K.R.S. in January 
1919. .I<Wr«s .•— " Heathcote," Pangbourne' 
Berks. ' 

Abe Hollander. 

Born at Leicester in 1883, Abe Hollander was 
educated at the Nottingham University He 
has been Managing Director of Special' Pro- 
ductions. Ltd.; the Futurist, Manchester- the 
Whitehall, Derby; the Globe, Cheetham •' the 
Queen's, Hollinwood ; the Scala, Hyde ; the 
Alexandra, Hyde ; and at the same time was a 
Director of the Scala. Middlesbrough, and 
Futurist and Scala, Birmingham. He was 
owner of the Scala, Brighton, and Chairman of 
Keycities. Ltd., controlling a number of films 
and the Gaiety Theatre, Manchester In 191 3 
he was partner with Sol Levy in Midland 
Film Co,, together \vith Sol Levy and Alfred 
Leshe built the Scala and Futurist, Birmingham 
In 1 914 head traveller for Sun exclusives, later 
becoming manager for eight counties. Special- 
ises in launching gigantic supers, and put out 
in England originally, " Birth of a Nation " 
" Hearts of the World," and " Intolerance'" 
Clubs : — Central Birmingham, Derby Countv 
Manchester Kinema Club and the Stadium' 
London. Address:—" St Malo," Queenscourt' 
Wembley, Middx. P/(o;[<r .—Wembley 2746. 

John A. Houston. 

[Secretary of the Scottish Branch of the C.E.A.] 
Besides being the very active Secretary of 
the Scottish Branch of the CE--^., he is also 
Secretary for a few picture houses in Scotland. 
A partner of the well-known chartered account- 
ancy firm of Turner and Houston, he has done 
much to further the interests of the kinema 
Trade in Scotland. Has done good work for 
the Benevolent Fund in the capacity of secretary 
of that organisation. Address .'—go, Mitchell 
Street, Glasgow, Ci. 



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Alex. Howie. 

[Man. Dir., Rex Pub icity Service, Ltd.), 

Bom in BothweU, Lanarkshire. Educated in 
Glasgow. Served as teacher, Corporation 
Official, and manager of multiple stores. After 
three years war service entered kinenia business 
and estabhshed Rex Publicity Service. Was 
member of Executive Committee of Scottish 
branch and General Council C.E.A. Past 
President Cinema Club (Glasgow). Disposed of 
kinema financial interests in 1929 and extended 
advertising agency with offices in London (58, 
Shaftesbury Avenue) and Glasgow (95, Renfield 
Street) which controls publicity and advertising 
for Associated British Cinemas, Ltd. C ubs : — 
Royal Scottish Automobile, St. Andrews 
(London), and Coombe Hill Golf. Address: — 
White Hall Hotel, Lancaster Gate. 

A. Hubrich. 

Born I 886. Educated in Austria and Hungary 
Joined the Trade in 191 9 with the former Decla 
Company (Foreign Department) in Berlin. 
Represented Decla and later Ufa for several 
years in Holland. Represented Ufa in the 
United Kingdom from November, 1925, until 
December, 1927. Now associated with British 
International Pictures, Ltd., Film House, 
Wardour Street, W.i. 

David Huglies. 

[Chairman, South IVali's Conciliation Boani,] 

Born at Neath in i S65, and educated at Swan- 
sea. He has a controlling interest in the following 
halls : New Theatre, Maesteg ; Grand Cinema, 
Porth ; Olympia, Ogmore Vale ; Pandyfield 
Pictnredrome ; Royal Cinema Co., Tonypandy ; 
Pavilion, Treorchy ; joint managing director 
Plaza, North Road, Cardiff ; andis also interested 
in the Cinema, Pontygwaith. He is chairman of 
the South Wales Kinema Conciliation Board and 
a prominent member of the SouthWales branch of 
the C.E.A. C/!/6s .-—Glamorgan Club, Cardiff, 
and Business Men's, Tonypandy. Business 
Addresses : — Salisbury Cottage, Trealaw, Rhond- 
da and " Danygraig," Dinas, Rhondda. 

W. J. Hutchinson. 

[Managing Director, Fox Film Company.] 

Born in 1892. Mr. Hutchinson entered the 
kinematograph industry twelve years ago. 
In the course of his experience, he has carried 
on Fox business in nearly every country in the 
world. Address: — ^13, Bemers Street, W.i. 

Ralph Hlingworth. 

Born 1882. Educated Bradford Grammar 
School. Publicity manager of British Inter- 
national Pictures, Ltd., and Wardour Films, Ltd. 
Started 1901 as musical director Sydney Carter 
New Century Pictures, touring with fit-up 
kinema shows. Joined the late Henry Hibbert, 
1912 ; present appointment, London, 1921. 
Holds diploma for advertising, L.I.S.C. Private 
address : — 13, Vaughan Avenue, Hendon, N.W.4. 

J. C. Jones. 

[Secretary, M.G.M. Pictures, Ltd.] 

Joined Jury's Imperial Pictures, Ltd., 1911. 
Joined Pathe as Chief Accountant, 1921 ; 
appointed Sales Controller in 1923. Rejoined 
Jury-Metro-Goldwyn, Ltd., 1928 as Statistician . 
Appointed Secretary in 1929. 



Horace Judge. 

Graduate (B.A.) London University. Ameri- 
can and British experience in amusement 
business. Manager in U.S.A. for Charles Dilling- 
ham and George C. Tyler with George Arliss, 
Elsie Janis and Fritzi Schefl, and other leading 
stars. Assistant to advertising manager for 
Universal (U.S.A.) and First National Pictures, 
Inc. (U.S.A.). Manager of Publicity and Adver- 
tising First National Pictures, Ltd., 1923-1928. 
Member of the Board of Directors, 1924- 
1929 ; general manager in France for French 
Phototone, Ltd., 1929 ; associated with J. D. 
Williams as director, Fulvue Film, Ltd., 1930-31 
Addresses : — Grand Buildings, Trafalgar Square, 
W.C.2., (Regent 0303) and Park Cottage, Manor 
Way, Beckenham, Kent (Beckenham 0244). 

Sir William Jury. 

Born in 1870. Sir William Jury is one of the 
oldest members of the Trade, with widespread 
interests in every branch. He was prominently 
identified with the Trade Ambulance Fund and 
is also keenly interested in the Trade Benevolent 
Fund. During the war Sir William was the 
organiser of the supply of films for the Western 
Front, Italy, Salonica, Mesopotamia, Egypt and 
Palestine, whilst he also rendered considerable 
help in connection with the War Loan and 
in organising war charities. These various 
services were recognised in 1918, when he was 
created a knight. Managing Director of Jury- 
Metro-Goldwyn, Ltd., 1924 to 1927. Address: 
— Sherwood House, Reading. 

Clifford Kemp. 

Bom 1897. Entered Trade in 1912 at the 
Hippodrome, Wakefield. Represented C. P. 
Metcalfe and Bennet and Tolfree 1915-1918 for 
"^"orkshire and Lincolnshire. Joined P.F.L. 1919. 
Took up appointment with L'niversal in London 
from 1927-9, Joined Tiffany Productions in 
that year to organise Yorkshire and Lincolnshire 
territory. In 1929, joined the Clifford Kemp 
Film Service Ltd., of which he is Chairman and 
Managing Director, controlling with his organ- 
ization the product of most of the leading 
independent fihn companies for Northumberland, 
Cumberland, Westmorland, Durham, Yorkshire 
and Lincolnshire. Clubs : — Worthing Bridge 
Club and Yorkshire Cinema Exchange. Address : 
— The Ben Rhydding Hydro, Ilkley. Phone : — 
29. 

Cecil Kershaw, A. Inst. P. 

Bom 1884. Man. Dir., of Soho, Ltd., for- 
merly Amalgamated Photographic Manu- 
facturers, Ltd., 3, Soho Square, London, 
W.I. Proprietors of A. Kershaw and Son, 
Leeds. Manufacturers of Kalee Projectors and 
Accessories, and other scientific, optical and 
precision engineering work. Also director of the 
Thornton Pickard Manufacturing Co., Ltd., 
.■\ltrincham. Addresses : — 3, Soho Square, 
W.I ; 200, Harehills Lane, Leeds, and " Glen- 
royd," Park Lane, Roundhay, Leeds. 

Paul Kimberley, O.B.E. 

Born Langley, near Birmingham. Af^^i'tant 
Manager to Church Army Lantern Dept., 
1905 ; joined Frank Brockliss 1909 ; founded 
Imperial Film Co., June. 1913 ; supervised 
production of " Ivanhoe," the biggest British 
production of that time. Became associated 
with Hepworth Picture Plays, 191 7; appointed 
director, sales and distribution manager 
Managing director, Hepworth Film Service. 
Ltd., until 1924. Now managing director. 



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National Screen Service, Ltd. In i(ji6 founded 
scheme for training disabled ex-Service men as 
operators, afterwards taken over by the National 
Kinema Trades Advisory Committee ; appointed 
technical adviser to Committee ; Hon. Treas. 
S.M.P.E. Address: — i, Pierrepoint Road, 
Acton, W. 

W. Gavazzi King. 
[Consulting Secretary, C.E.A.'] 

Born in Dublin in 1 856, W. Gavazzi King 
waseducatedat l.oretto, Scotland, andgraduatcd 
at the University of Edinburgh. Taking up 
journalism, he also became a lecturer on science 
and literature. He joined the C.E.A. in 1912 
and only resigned the general secretaryship 
in r9;6, maintaining his association by the 
offices of consulting secretary and editor of the 
Film Reports. Clubs: — Caledonian, National 
Liberal. 

Alfred William Knight. 
[Edibell.] 

Bom 1892. V/ell known Electrical Radio 
Enj^ineer and one of the recognised few pioneers 
of broadcasting. The forefather of mains opera- 
ted ampjifiers and radio equipment. Took a keen 
interest in the early development of Talking 
Pictures. Address: — "The Laurels," 32, St. 
IMary's Road, S.E.15. 

Earl W. Kramer. 

Bom, 1895, at Pittsburgh. Entered Trade 
twenty years ago. Associated with Universal 
for fourteen years as Sales Director of the 
Eastern Division of the United States. Joined 
Radio Pictures since its inception in a sales 
executive capacity. Came to London in June, 
1930 as a Director of the English Company. 
Member of Masonic and Shrine organisations, 
also the Motion Picture Club of New York. 
Address : — Park Lane Hotel, London, W. 

John Lambert. 

First entered the business in association with 
the late Henry Hibbert at Bradford. He founded 
the Wellington Film Service at Leeds, and 
has now prominent interests on both sides. He 
is managing director of the City Cinema, Boar 
Lane, Leeds, the Central Cinema, Harrogate; 
Hippodrome, Wyke, Bradford ; Picture House, 
Garforth, etc. He was the founder and first 
chairman of directors, Yorkshire Kinema 
Exchange. Clubs : — -l^eds and County and 
Yorkshire Cinema. Address: — Lynwood, Park 
Villas, Roundhay, Leeds. 

Frank Lane. 

Started with Edison-Bell. Has been associ- 
ated with all branches of the industry, film edit- 
ing, import and export, production, renting and 
exhibiting. Formerly director and secretary of 
Screen Art, Ltd. ; Christie Films, Ltd. ; and 
Federated Film Enterprises, Ltd. Is joint 
managing director of Renters, Ltd., joint manag- 
ing director of L. cS: B. Cinemas, Ltd. ; and 
a director of the Folkestone Amalgamated 
Cinemas, Ltd., controlling the Playhouse and 
Central Picture Theatres, Folkestone. Ad- 
dresses : — 185.\, VVardour Street, W.i. ; and 
8, Hayes Crescent, Golders Green, N.W. 'Phone : 
: — Speedwell 6949. 

Robb Lawson. 

Publicity and Exploitation Director to United 
Artists. Formerly with Universal and F.B.O. 
Offices. Managed London Newspaper Service. 
Introduced Prologues to Great Britain at 
Alhambra, London, in 1920, with D. W. 
Griffith's " Broken Blossoms." Directed and 



managed London West End Film presentations 
at Alhambra, Palace, New Oxford, London 
Pavilion and Empire Theatres, and press 
managed shows at London Hippodrome, and 
The Tivoli. Member, The Society of Authors, 
The Press Club, Critics Circle, N.U.J., etc. 
Address: 90, Oakwood Road, Hampstead 
Garden Suburb, N.W.ii. Phone: Speedwell 
1 167. 

W. L. de S. Lennox. 
{Clement Blake and Day.] 
Founded, and now the sole proprietor of the 
business of Clement Blake and Day, one_of the 
oldest established firms engaged in the sale of 
kinemas and theatres ; authority on kinema 
values; and the purchasing agent of many of the 
leading circuits. Address: — Lennox House, 
22, Wardour Street, W.i. 

Alfred Lever. 

[General Manager, Pro Patria Films, Ltd.] 
Born in London in i 877, Alfred Lever was 
educated at the Cowper Street Foundation 
School and the City of London College. He 
entered the Trade via Ruffells', later was manager 
of the Big Feature department of the Fox Film 
Co., ana on the formation of the StoU Film Co., 
in 191 8, was appointed sales manager, becoming 
general manager in June, igzo. Visited 
America in 1921-2-3, and was one of the first 
Englishmen to place British films there, among 
them "Adventures of Sherlock Holmes," 
" The Hound of the Baskervilles," and other 
StoU films. Unofficially represented the Trade 
at the United States Senate on the Tariff, 
question. Resigned from StoU's in June, 1924, 
to become managing director of Metropolitan 
Flectric Theatres, Ltd. Sole proprietor Grand 
Palace Theatre, St. Albans. Address : — "Cover- 
dale," 195, Willesden Lane, N.W. 

Ernest Levy. 

Entered the Trade in Glasgowin 1912, and has 
been associated with P. Levy and Co. since 1914. 
He covers the whole of Ireland on behalf of the 
lirm. Joined up from Ireland in 1914 and served 
right though the war. Private Address : — 
314, .\ntrim Road, Belfast. 

Henry Levy. 

Entered the Trade in 1914 in conjunction 
with Sol Exclusives, Birmingham, Opened 
offices in Belfast and Dublin. Now acting as 
sole Irish Agent for the leading independent 
renters, in conjunction with his son, Ernest 
Levy. In addition is sole buying agent for 
Cliftophone Gramophones and British Bruns- 
wick Panatropes and records. Brother of the late 
Sol Levy, Birmingham, and Alf Levy, Liverpool. 
Vice President of Belfast Chess Club. Private 
address : — 314, Antrim Road, Belfast. 

E. E. Lyons. 

Opened the .Academy, Brighton, in 1910, re- 
building of which in 1913 made him a pioneer of 
large capacity houses. As joint managing 
director of Bicolor developed a circuit which 
included suburban and provincial supers to the 
number of 21, most of which are now included 
in the Gaumont British Corp. Became a Direc- 
tor of Denman Picture Houses, Ltd., upon its 
formation and Advisory Director Denman Street 
Trust Ltd. Director Grand Theatre (Glasgow) 
Ltd., Gaiety Theatre (Birmingham), Ltd., 
Cinema Theatres Controlling Company Ltd. In 
1929 introduced Powers Cinephone to U.K., and 
is Managing Director of the British organisation 
Is concerned in developing a circuit of large 
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London. Was Chairman for two years of the Lon- 
don and Home Counties Branch, C.E.A., and 
Member of General Council. \ member of 
Brighton Town Council. Club : — R.A.C., 
Address : — Film House, Wardour Street, W.i. 

I. L. Lyons. 

Born in i 874, Mr. Lyons entered the Trade in 
1912, and has taken an important part in its 
development in the Birmingham area. He has 
been chairman of the Birmingham and Midland 
branch of theC.E.A., 1926 and igzy. Address : — 
21, Calthorpe Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham. 

John Maxwell 

[Chairman and Managing Director, British Inter- 
national Pictures, Ltd.] 
Entered the film business in 1912 as an 
exhibitor. Was formerly a solicitor in Scotland . 
Later he became actively interested in Wardour 
Films, Ltd., and as Chainnan of that company 
did nmch to make it the foremost independen t 
renting house in the trade. Next he turned 
his attention to film production and was the 
movmg light in the creation of British Inter- 
national Pictures, Ltd., Chairman and Managuig 
Director, Associated British Cinemas, Ltd., and 
Chainnan, Madame Tussauds, Ltd. Address : — 
Film House, Wardour Street, W.i. 'Phone: — 
Regent 3272. 

George Fergus McDonald. 

[Ex-President, C.E.A.] 
Born in Banffshire in 1873, Conn. McDonald 
at an early age removed to Wallsall with his 
parents, and, on completion of apprenticeship, 
commenced business in that town. Attracted 
to the kinematograph Industry, he built the 
Rookery Picture House, Handsworth, of which 
he is sole proprietor. He is also part owner of 
the Coliseum, Saltley, Birmingham, and inter- 
ested in Kingsway Cinema at King's Heath, 
Ex-Chairman of the Birmingham and Midland 
Counties Branch of C.E.A., and is a member of 
the joint committee of Birmingham Justices 
and the C.E.A. Address : — Melrose, Grove 
Lane, Handsworth, Birmingham. 

J. A. McGilley. 

Bom 1897. Joined Fox as student 1921. 
Joined First National as salesman, 1922. Branch 
Manager, Bristol, Cardilif, Birmingham, Glasgow. 
In charge of Special Productions and Sales 
Promotion, head oflice. Rejoined for 1926 as 
Assistant Sales Manager. Now Sales Manager 
and General Manager British Movietonews. 
Addresses: — 13, Bemers Street, W., and 13E, 
Cunningham Place, St. John's Wood. 

Clive MacManus. 

Director of PubUcity P.D.C. Film Critic to 
the Evening Standard, 1927-1930; Editorial staff, 
Daily Graphic, 1920-25 ; fourteen years with 
Daily Mail, in London and Paris and on the 
Riviera. Served in France amd Flanders 
(wounded and mentioned in despatches); Civil 
Administration Officer, Germany, 1919. Mem- 
ber of the Critics Circle. 

Charles P. Metcalfe. 

[Managing Director of the Mid. Yorkshire 
Entertainments. Ltd.] 
Born at West Hartlepool in 1883, C. P. 
Metcalfe first entered the exhibiting business 
in 1909, and opened the first twice nightly 
picture hall in Leeds. He is Managing Director 
of the Mid. Yorkshire Entertainments, Ltd. 
North Eastern Entertainments, Ltd., the 
Harrogate Theatre Co., Ltd., and a director of 
Tees Entertainments, Ltd., Fellow of the 



Chartered Institute of Secretaries. Dealer in 
accessories, etc., Yorks and Lines. Director 
European Theatres, Ltd., and proprietor Leeds 
Variety Agency. Addresses : — r6, Lidget Park 
Road, Roundhay, Leeds ; 54, Merrion Street, 
Leeds. Phones : — Leeds 25008 and 61631. 
Telegrams : — Amusement, Leeds. 

Oswald A. Mitchell. 

Conunenced with Sir Oswald Stoll in 1919, in 
picture house management. In 1921 was 
Location Manager for Stoll Picture Productions. 
Later transferred to variety booking com- 
mittee, Stoll Theatre Circuit. In r927 sent by 
Sir Oswald Stoll to U.S.A. to examine exhibiting 
and production side of the film business. On 
return, in June, 1928, appointed General and 
Production Manager, Stoll Picture Productions. 
Production Manager for "Guns of Loos," 
"Price of Divorce," and "Such is the Law." 
Addresses : — Langton Road, Cricklewood, N.W.2 
('Phone: — Willesden 7041); and " Kemmel," 
20, Salmon Street, Kingsbury ('Phone: — 
Colindale 8375). 

Howard Morgan. 

Bom 1902. Electrical engineering training 
with English Rlectric Co. Later joined technical 
staff of General Radio Co., and was associated 
with installation of voice reproducing equipment 
at chief London hotels. Was appointed Bir- 
mingham area engineer for B.T. P., then chief 
engineer Edibell Irish branch : promoted 
manager Irish branch November, 1930. 

Fred W. Morrison. 

[Delegate, Northern Branch, C.E.A.] 
Trustee to the C.E.A. and member of the 
General Council, F. W. Morrison is one of the 
four delegates of the Northern Branch, He was 
one of the original founders of an association of 
kinema exhibitors which was formed in 
Newcastle in the infancy days of the Industry, 
and he represented that district at the Birming- 
ham Conference which gave birth to the C.E.A. 
Owns the Imperial Hall at Dunston-on-Tyne. 
Born in i 873, he began life as a newspaper boy 
in his native city, Newcastle-on-Tyne. Club: — 
Newcastle Rotary. Address : — " Greenbank," 
Dunston Hill, Dunston-on-Tj'ne. Phone : 
Dunston 20. 

William Morton. 
[Chairman an c Managing Director 0/ Morton's 
Pictures, Ltd.] 
Bom,January24,i83 8,andstilloneof the most 
active managers of Great Britain, attending 
punctually to business daily. Controls, in 
addition to four picture halls, the Grand and 
-Alexandra Theatres, Hull ; Exclusively a busi- 
ness man, total abstainer, avoiding politics and • 
clubs alike. Address : — Royston, 203, Cotting- 
ham Road, Hull, East Yorks. 

Archibald Nettlefold. 

Head of Nettlefold Productions. Address : — 
Comedy Theatre, S.W.i. 

Alfred Ernest Newbould. 

[Ex-President, C.E..4.] 
Born in i 873, and educated at Burton Gram- 
mar School. He is a director of Associated 
Provincial Picture Houses, Ltd., Albany Ward 
Theatres, Ltd. From 1914 until March of 1920 
he was President of the C.E.A. and many useful 
Trade movements were initiated during hiE 
term of office. In March, 1919, he was elected 
M.P. for the West Leyton division of Essex by 
a very large majority, but lost his seat at the 
General Electionin November, 1922. Address : — 
57, Arthur Road, S.W.19. C/mA .-—National 
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Sol. G. Newman. 

{Special Representative in Great Britain of R.K.O, 
Export Corporation of New YorkSi 
Was General Manager, Ruffell's Exclusives, 
till 1 91 9, when he joined and became managing 
director of B.E. Films, Ltd. In July, 1923, he 
ioined R-C-P of America as General Manager for 
U.K. and Continental Europe. In June 1930, 
appointed chairman and managing director. 
Radio Pictures, Ltd. C/iift .•— R.A.C. Address: 
— 2-4, Dean Street, W. Cable address: — 
Arkopict, London. Phone: — Gerrard 0711. 

Anthony Gates. 

[Brighton Electric: Theatre, Newcastle -on-Tyne,] 
Bom at Ewehurst Head, Co. Durham, in 1861. 
Migrated to Newcastle in 1887, and in 1898 
cororpeneed business as a wholesale grocer and 
manutacturer, which business is still carried on. 
Seventeen years ago turned to the pictures, and. is 
interested m Millhelds Picture Hall, Sunderland, 
as well as Brighton Electric Theatres. Chairman 
and vice-chairman of many football, cricket 
and bowling clubs, and is much interested in 
philanthropic societies. An Ex-Sheriff of 
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and an ex-Lord Mayor. 
Private address : — Ewehurst, Lynnwood Avenue, 
Newcastle-on-Tyne. 

Herd Oates. 

Born in Leeds in i 878, he became financially 
interested in pictures in 191 2, but did not 
take any personal part until 1918. One of the 
promoters of the Picture House (Morley), Ltd., 
in 1913, and of the Picture House, 
Beeston, in 1920, and the Princess Picture 
Theatre, (Hoyland), Ltd., 1921. York- 
shire Cinema Trade Exchange. Secretary and 
director of the Princess Picture Theatre (Hoy- 
land), Ltd. ; vice-chairman and treasurer of the 
Leeds branch of the C.E.A. ; Delegate to the 
General Council. Clubs : — Cinema Exchange, 
" Elmhurst," Ltd. Address: — 14, Roundhay 
Mount, Potternewton, Leeds. 

Thomas Ormiston, C.B.E., F.C.I .S. 

[Ex-President, C.E.A.] 
A solicitor by profession, Thomas Ormiston 
is General Manager of a number of picture 
theatres in Scotland, a full list of which will be 
found in our Directory of Circuits. He is also 
chairman of the Scottish Cinema Trade Bene- 
volent Fund and honorary treasurer of the 
C.E.A. ; Clubs .-—Royal Scottish Auto, 
Office Address : — 6, Brandon Street, Motherwell. 
Residence : — The Moorings, Motherwell. 

Herbert R. Parsons. 

Associate Editor of Gaumont Sound News 
and Gaumont Sound Mirror ; also Editor of 
Gaumont Graphic. Before joining Gaumont, 
was Press Manager of Warner-Vitagraph. 
Author of serials and broadcast plays and a 
composer of popular song numbers. 

E. W. Pashley Peall. 

Born in i 876. Mr. Peall was educated at 
Dulwich College. After a conunercial career 
entered the Industry on the exhibiting side, 
and was a member of the C.E.A. General 
Council for many years. Hon. sec. and later 
chairman of the London Branch. Now with 
Gaumont British Picture Corp., the Provincial 
Cinematograph Theatres and associated com- 
panies. Club: — Royal Automobile. Private 
Address :— Pashley House, Brixton Hill, S.W. 



Qeorge W. Pearson. 

Boin zS'jV Electrical engineer, A.M. I.E. E., 
entered the Trade through the mechanical side in 
'9H. In ion became general manager Tyler 
Apparatus Co., Ltd. After the war joined 
Ruffels as manager of machinery department. 
In 1921, became London manager and later 
assistant sales manager for Pathe Freres, 1926. 
Became general manager, British Screen Classics, 
Ltd., handling . the Empire News Bulletin. 
Now Chainnan and Managing Director Audible 
Filracraft, Ltd., and Chairman Automatic 
Film Printers, Ltd. Address : — 155, Oxford 
Street. Phone : — Regent 7604. 

John Pearson. 

Born Manchester 1863. Entered the Industry 
in 1913. General Manager of the Vitagraph 
Co., Ltd., in 1914, and joined the executive of 
Warner Bros. Pictures Ltd., when that firm 
purchased Vitagraph in 1925. Vice President 
K.R.S- in 1924 and 1925. 

Lionel Phillips, F.R.G.S. 

Lionel Phillips, who first entered the business 
as a renter, was born in 1882. He is a Fellow 
of the Royal Geographical Society, a Freeman 
of the City of London, a Liveryman of the Patten 
Makers' Company. A world-wide traveller, he is 
interested in racing and was himself the owner 
of racehorses. Clubs : — Victoria, Beaufort, 
Eccentric, Embassy, Highgate G.C., Hendon 
(i.e., .^ngmering Sports. Address : 3, Kingscioit 
Road, Shoot-Up-HiU, N.W. 

Sam Phillips. 

[Director and General Manager, \V. & F. Film 
Service.] 
Born in i 880 at Newport, Mon., Mr. Phillips 
entered the Industry eleven years ago, 
being first identified with the Gerrard Film 
Company. Leaving that concern, he became 
the London manager of the Clarion Film Co., 
which at that time was handling the World 
Films in this country. He was subsequently 
appointed London manager of the Fox Film 
Co., a post which he held for four years and 
which he vacated to become a Director and 
general manager of the W. and F. Film Service. 
Address: — Omrah, Dunstan Road, Golders 
Green, N.W. 

Pjrs/ P;il])ipiD,i . 
Born in i 879. Before joining the Trade some 
20 years ago was a Dramatic Elocutionist 
(Gold Medallist). Entered the Trade in 1909 
on the exhibiting side in the capacity of manager. 
Early in 1914 joined Pathe Freres in charge of 
Exclusive Dept. 1919, transferred to Leeds as 
Yorkshire Branch manager. Early 1920, pro- 
moted to sales manager, resigned from that 
position in April of 1921 to take up the position 
of general sales manager with Associated First 
National Pictures, Ltd., and in 1923 was made 
a director of the Company. Managing director, 
.Automaticket, Ltd., since September, 1926. 
Private Address : — " Bide-a-Wee," Cornwall 
Road, Cheam. 

Joseph Pollard. 

[Managing Director, Midland Empires Theatres, 
Ltd.] 
Born at Bradford, Yorks, in 1882. Resigned 
municipal appointment in 1907 to enter the 
Kiiiema Industry, and is now managing director 
of Midland Empires Theatres, Ltd., controlling 
14 kinema and variety theatres in Notts, Derby, 
and Yorks. He is a member of C.E.A. General 
Council for Notts and Derby ; member of Rfans- 



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field Town Council and President of Mansfield 
Branch of Toe H, Addresses : — Bentinck 
Chambers, Market Place.Mansfield, and Oak Lea, 
Atkins Lane, Mansfield. 

Fred. A. Prior. 

Born 1888. Incorporated accountant and 
secretary of the Notts and Derby Branch of the 
C.E.A. since 191 8. A member of the General 
Council of the C.E.A. , 1924 and 1925. Private 
Address :—" Ralmar," Melton Road, West Bridg- 
ford, Notts. 

Ralph J. Pugh. 

Chairman, British Incorporated Pictures, Ltd. 
Director, British Authors Productions, Ltd., 
Fellow of the Chemical Society. Established 
First National Pictures Inc. in the United 
Kingdom. Now interested in British film prod- 
duction. Address: — 199, Piccadilly, W. 

C. W. Rabbetts 

[Assistant Manager, Berkeley Electrical Engin- 
eering Co., Ltd.] 
Experence of kinema and theatre installation 
work dates from igo8, then lapse to gain 
practical electrical experience in various other 
branches of electrical industry. Joined Trede- 
gars in 1911, when was associated with installa- 
tions in several of the smaller halls up to out- 
break of war. Re-entered the business after 
the war, joined Berkeley Electrical Engineering 
Co., Ltd., and one of the first jobs was the 
Tivoli, London. Since then has installed 
complete installations in upwards of 30 theatres, 
as chief engineer and assistant manager to his 
present firm. Responsible for the design and 
development of the Pre-set switchboard in this 
country. Address : 29, Buckingham Gate, 
S.W.I. Phone: — Victoria 7458. 

Matt Raymond. 

Matt Raymond, kinema pioneer of i 8gg, was 
born in i 874, and was educated at the Regent 
Street Polytechnic . He was appointed electrical 
engineer for the exhibition of the Lumiere Cine- 
matograph, the first moving picture shown in 
London as a commercial proposition. Founder 
of the Raymond Animated Picture Co. (1905 to 
1925). Ex-Treasurer of the C.G.A. Private 
Address : — Fig Tree House, Callis Court Road 
Broadstairs. 

George Rees. 

Born in 1885. Educated for commercial 
career. Commenced in the kinematograph 
Industry in the early days. Some years with 
the "Tyler Apparatus Co., Ltd." Afterwards 
managing director of the Bristol Eureka 
Cinematograph Co., Ltd. Has had studio 
experience with Turner Films, Ltd., played with 
the late Albert Chevalier in " My Old Dutch." 
One of the first members of the Bristol Branch 
of the C.E.A., and Secretary 1913 to 1915. 
Early in 1920 joined the head office staff of 
Albany Ward Theatres.. Ltd., 1923. Now repre- 
senting Fox Films in the West of England. 
Ex-Chairman of the Bristol and West of England 
Branch of the C.E.A. Address : — 112, Brjmland 
Avenue, Bishopston, Bristol. 

Randolph E. Richards. 

Born 1885, and joined the entertainment indus- 
try at Cardiff in 1904, first at the Empire, later at 
Olympia. Later managed the Stoll Picture 
Theatre, Kingsway and Stoll P.T. , Newcastle. 
Now general manager Picturedrome, Eastbourne, 
and managing director Amusements (East- 
bourne), Ltd., and Kinema Playhouses, Ltd . 
Ex-Chairman, Sussex Branch C.E.A., and 
delegate to General Council. .Iddras: — 29, 
Carew Road, Eastbotu'nc. 



S. Rowson. 

Born in Manchester 1 877. Graduate M.Sc. in 
Physics and Mathematics (Honours), Guy Medal- 
list in Silver of the Royal Statistical Society for 
contributions to Statistical Science. Formerly 
Statistician to Tariff Commission, and Economic 
Adviser to L'nionist Party. First interested in 
Trade about 1910. Managing directoi 
Ideal Films, Ltd. ; director Gaumont-British 
Pictm-e Corporation, Ltd., director Denman 
Picture Houses, Ltd., direator Gainsborough 
Pictures (1928) Ltd. President 1926-27, 
K.R.S..and member of Joint Trade Committee 
on British Films. Member of Board of Trade 
Advisory Committee under the Films Act; 
member of Colonial Office Films Committee. 
Chairman , London Section Society of Motion 
Picture Engineers. Clubs: — Constitutional, 
Giro's. Address : — i, Fawley Road, N.W.6. 
Phone: — Hampstead 3338. 

Chas. Halderson Rundle. 

[Past Chairman, Devon and Cornwall Branch 
C.E.A.] 
An enthusiastic advocate of the organisation 
of the Industry and one of the best known 
figures in kinema circles of the South-West,C.H. 
Rundle was born in 1 871 at Ridgway, Plympton, 
and educated at Plympton Grammar School and 
in Plymouth. He was instrumental in the 
formation of the Plymouth and Distiict Enter- 
tainment Managers' Association. Out of this 
developed a Plymouth section of the Bristol 
Branch of the C.E.A., which his energy sub- 
sequently converted into an independent branch 
covering the whole of Devon and Cornwall. 
Address : — ^49, North Street, Plymouth. 

Gerald Fontaine Sanger. 

[Editor of British Movietone News.] 
Born 1898. Educated Shrewsbury ; Royal 
Marines (1917-1919) and Keble College, Oxford. 
Secretary to Hon Esmond Harmsworth (1922- 
1929). Clubs : Windham ; International 
Sportsmen's. Address : — 5, .Ann's Place, Mill- 
mans Street, S.W.io. 

Dixon Scott. 

Bom 1883. Commenced Trade career 1908 
at Jarrow-on-Tyne with " The Kino." Managing 
Director Prince's Theatre, North Shields, lessee 
Electric Theatre, Prudhoe-on-Tyne and Tyne 
Picture Hall, North Shields. Clubs : — English- 
Speaking Union, Berkeley Square, W., and 
Rotary, North Shields. Private address : — 39, 
Percy Gardens, Tynemouth. 

George Urie Scott. 

Recognised as one of the pioneers of the 
Industry. Began in 1908 as an exhibitor, and 
gradually acquired a circuit of seven theatres 
in Scotland. He disposed of these a few years 
ago, but still retains an active interest in the 
Industry, and is director of some halls. In 
addition to being Past President of the Cinema 
Club, Glasgow, he is a Past -President of the 
Scottish Branch of the C.E.A. Address : — 154, 
Wes Regent Street, Glasgow. 

Walter Scott. 

Born 1879. First connected with sanitary 
engineering and building trade ; for six years a 
licensed victualler, and then director of Jas. 
Scott, Ltd., electrical engineers. Later 
became managing director of Gainsborough 
(Bootle), Ltd. ex-Chairman, N.W. Branch of 
C.E.A. Licensed Victuallers Fed., and President 



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Bootle F. League. Delegate C.E.A. General 
Council, Director Audible Filmcraft, Ltd.; 
Chairman Governors Secondary and Technical 
Schools, Bootle; Vice-Chairman Education 
Committee. Member Bootle Council and 
Bootle Constitutional Association and Conser- 
vative Club. Chairman, Lenacre Ward Con- 
servative Committee. Business address : — 
Knowsley Road, Bootle, Lanes. 

Fred Shaw. 

Born 1882, and, after business training 
with Bentley's Brewery Co., took over full 
control of J. Steeples' affairs in 19 16. Entered 
kineraa Trade in 1921, when Empire Theatre, 
Rotherham, of which he was general manager 
and secretary, was converted into super kinema. 
Chairman. Sheffield and District Branch C.E.A., 
1927. Managing Director Palace, Langolds, 
Notts. Club : — Rotary Club of Rotherham. 
Private address : — Ivyleigh, Godstone Road, 
Rotherham. 

Phillip Sheridan. 

Bom Dublin, 1876. Served apprenticeship 
to electrical engineering. Entered theatrical 
profession as chief electrician, Gaiety Theatre, 
Dublin, when only iS years of age. One of the 
founders and joint managing directors of the 
Strand Electric and Engineering Co., Ltd., the 
pioneers of modem stage lighting and nianu- 
facturersof "Sunray "stage lighting apparatus. 
Also a director of Strand and Interchangeable 
Signs, Ltd., theatre and kinema electric sign 
experts. Address : — 19-24 and 28, FloralStreet, 
Co vent Garden, W.C.2. Phones: — ^Temple Bar 
7464 and Lee Green 3588. 

Rt. Hon. Edward Sliortt, P.C, K.C. 

[President, British Board of Film Censors], 
Bom 1862. Recorder of Sunderland, 1907 to 
1918. Irish Secretary, 1918-1919. Home Sec- 
retary, 1919-1922. Appointed President, 
British Board of Film Censors on death of 
T. P. O'Connor, November 1929. Addresses : 
140, Oakwood Court, Kensington, W.r4., and 
80-82, Wardour Street, W.i ; Phones : Western 
5584 and Regent 2076 

Dinah Shurey. 

Founder and Director of Britannia Films. 
Responsible for the following productions : 
"Afraid of Love," "Every Mother's Son" 
"Second to None," "Carry On," "The Last 
Post." During the war served with French 
Red Cross ; later became organiser to Lena 
Ashwell's "Concerts at the Front." After the 
war, business manager for the late H. V. 
Esmond, Play^\Tight and Actor. Address : — 
16, Market Street, Curzon Street, W. 

Maurice Silverstone. 

[Managing Director of United Artists Corporation, 
Ltd.] 
Educated New York University, of which he 
holds the LL.B. degree. Began career as Member 
01 Crown Prosecutor's Staff, New York. Entered 
Film business 191 8, and became general manager 
of Cosmopolitan Productions. Subsequently 
represented United Artists in Central America, 
Australasia and other countries. Address : — 
142, Wardour Street, W.r. Pho)ie : — Regent 
2242. 

Roy Simmonds, O.B.E. 

[Publicitv Director, Fox Film Co., Ltd.] 
Bom Edinburgh, 1888. Trained as art 
student ; entered journalism and spent three 
years in India. Author of " Humours of India." 



Enlisted as dispatch rider in Indian Cavalry and 
served in France during the War. Gazetted 
out in 1920 with rank of Major. Travelled round 
the world. On editorial staff of London 
Evening I\'ews for three years. Assistant Adver- 
tising and Publicity Manager of J. Lyons and 
Company Limitel for five years. Took up 
present position with Fox, in 1930. Club : 
Press. Address: 13, Bemers Street, W.i. 
Phone: — Museum 5113. 

Jack Smith. 

[General Manager, Williamson Film Ptg. Co., Ltd.] 
Bom August 24, 1878. Thirty-three years 
in kinematograph business. First associated 
with Maskelyne and Cooke, afterwards R. W. 
Paul and Barker Motion Photography. Joined 
Williamson's, April, 1921. Chairman of the 
Printers' section of the K.M.A. Address : — 23, 
Parley Avenue, London, N.W.2. 

Reginald Smith. 

Bom 1892. Trained as accountant. Account- 
ant and Secretary Goldwyn Ltd., from 1919 
until amalgamation with Metro. Secretary and 
Director of Publicity P.D.C., 1925 until March 
1930, then Managing Director P.C.D. .Addresses : 
12, Great Newport Street, W.C.2, and "The 
Croft," Station HOI, Orpington, Kent. Phone : — 
Temple Bar 9271. 

S. W. Smith. 

Bom 1888. Entered the trade in Canada, 1910. 
Returned to England in 1913 and established 
business as film exporter, renter and producer. 
Since been responsible for many British produc- 
tions, and since the studios at Beaconsfield have 
been equipped for sound, "The Squeaker" 
and "Should a Doctor TeU ? " Is responsible 
for the deal with Anglo Canadian Distributors, 
Ltd., for the exploitation of all B.I. P. product 
pictures throughout Canada, this being the 
largest deal of its kind so far consummated. 
Club: — Royal Automobile Club. Addressee: — 
8, New Compton Street, W.C.2, and 815, Finchley 
Road, N.W. Phone : — Gerrard 4772. 

Ralph A. Solomon. 

Born 1880. Before entering Industry was a 
director of Solomon Bros., Ltd., fine art printers 
and pubUshers. In 1923 founded present 
business of film renters and sole Midland agents 
for Graham Wilcox Productions (London), Ltd. 
Astra-National Productions, Ltd. ; W.P. Film 
Co., Ltd. ; Alpha Film Corporation, Ltd. ; 
Equity British Films, Ltd. ; Napoleon Films, 
Ltd. ; Standard Film Agency ; United Kingdom 
Photoplays, Ltd. Also Midlands Agents for 
Automaticket, Ltd. ; and managing director of 
C. and A. Films, Ltd. Address : — 1-7, Hill 
Street, Birmingham. Plwne : — Mid. 168. 

A. H.Sowerbutts 

[Managing Director, United Kingdom Photo- 
plays,] 

Born in London in 1878, A. H, Sowerbutts 
was educated at Clayton College, Leyton, and 
at St. Mary's, Hornsey. After serving his 
apprenticeship to electrical engineering he en- 
tered the Kinema industry in 1905 with John 
RuSell. He has been general manager of the 
Warwick Tiading Co., Managing Director of 
Film Libraries, and is now managing director 
of United Kingdom Photoplays. He is a keen 
Freemason, Lodge, King's Colonials No. 3386. 
Address : — 179, Wardour Street, W.i. 



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J. C. Squier. 

Born in 1 880, his trade career has included 
associations with W. Butcher and Son, Ltd. ; 
Walter Tyler ; Globe Film Co., Ltd. : General 
manager and director of Jury's Imperial Pictures, 
Ltd., general manager and director of Jury- 
Metro-Goldwyn, Ltd. Addresses : — lo-zr. Tower 
Street, VV.C.2, and 10, Irvine Court, Porchestei 
Terrace, W.2. 

Leila Stewart. 

Entered Film business in 1916, after editorial, 
advertising and agency experience in Fleet 
Street, as publicity manager Bolton's Mutual 
Films, then became publicity and Press agent 
StoU Picture Theatre. Inaugurated Stoll Picture 
Theatre Club. Publicity manager Allied Artists. 
Several years with W. and F. ; and now pubHcity 
manager Warner Brothers Pictures. Address : — 
7, Suffolk Street, Pall Mall, S.W. Phone: — 
Gerrard 6270. 

Will Stone. 

One of the best known of the Welsh exhibitors 
Will Stone is a pioneer of kinematography. 
Born in 1882, and educated in London, he is 
proprietor of a circuit of halls at Tonypandy, 
Dowlais, Blackwood, Pontycymmer, Rhymney 
and Mids 'mer Norton. He is an ex-chairman of 
the South Wales branch of the C.E.A. Address: 
The Firs, Weston-super-Mare. 

Victor F. Taylor. 

Born 1894. Educated King's College. 
Director of Publicity, Patrick K. Heale Pro- 
ductions, Ltd., formerly three years Publicity 
manager British Filmcraft Productions, Ltd. 
Joined trade in 191 2, later appointed Pubhcity 
manager of Sehg Polyscope Company. Went 
to Jury-Metro-Goldwyn and was appointed 
fihn editor by Sir WiUiam Jury. Responsible 
for English versions of " Four Horsemen," 
"Prisoner of Zenda," etc. Then put over 
pubhcity at the Palace Theatre and Philhar- 
monic Hall, where he secured a Royal Command 
at Windsor Castle for the presentation of "The 
Light of Asia." Additionally has been respon- 
sible for the editing of over one thousand films. 
Address : — 21, Netherfield Road, Tooting Bee 
Connnon, S.W. 17. 

Charles Bruce Locker Tennyson, C.M.G. 

Chairman, Film Manufacturers Group of 
the Federation of British Industries ; Assistant 
Legal Adviser to the Colonial Office, 1911-19, 
Bom, 1879. Educated Eton College (King's 
Scholar) and King's College, Cambridge. Called 
to Bar 1905. Junior Equity Counssl to Oifi'-e 
of Works, 1909-11. One of the British delegates 
at the New Hebrides Conference, 1914. Address: 
— Shiplake Rise, Henley-on-Thames. Phone: — 
Wargrave 87. 

Thomas Thornton. 

Entered the Industry in 1913. Chairman of 
Oxford P.H. and Birch Lane Cinema, Bradford, 
and Proprietor of the Picture House, Idle, and 
the Savoy P.H., Brighouse. Chairman Bradford 
Branch C.E.A., 1925. Proprietor, Thornton's 
Cinema. Member Bradford City Council since 
1922. Member of the Watch, Licensing and 
.\ssessraent Committees, and chairman of the 
Markets and Fairs Committee. For five years 
president Undercliffe Cricket Club, and member 
Bradford Moor Golf Club. Address :—^i, Pol- 
lard Lane, Bradford. 



J. A. Thorpe. 

Director and General Manager, British Inter- 
national Pictures, Ltd. ; Director, Wardour 
Films, Ltd., B.I.P. Export, Ltd., etc., Elstree 
Film Laboratories, Ltd., and Pathe Freres 
Cinema, Ltd. Bom in the Midlands and educated 
at Reading, J. A. Thorpe entered the film trade in 
1910, when he joined the Film Service, then 
operating from Rupert Street. Leaving that 
firm, he became exclusive manager for Pathe 
Freres, and in 1913 proceeded to Cardiff, and 
opened the local Branch for that firm. Leaving 
Cardiff early in igi6, he returned to Wardour 
Street, and took over the management of Pathfe's 
■serial department. In November, 191 8, he 
joined Bolton's Mutual Films, which fubse- 
quently became Wardour Films, Ltd., with which 
company he remained as general manager until 
March, 1927, when he took over his present 
position with British International Pictures, 
Ltd. Address : — Film House, Wardour Street 
W. and B.I.P. Studios, Elstree, Herts. 

John F. Tidswell. 

One of the best known and most popular 
men in the business on the exhibiting side 
in Yorkshire. Formerly in business as an 
auctioneer and valuer in Hull, he turned his 
attention to the kinematograph in 1913-14. 
and built and floated the Tower, Hull ; Strand, 
Hull ; the Tower, York ; Tower, Grimsby ; 
Majestic, Malton, and many other companies, 
i ncluding the Tower,Leeds ; Tower, Goole •,Catlins; 
Scarborough Entertainments, Ltd. ; Victory, 
Sheffield ; Carlton, Leeds. Director of the Play- 
house, Wakefield. Managing director Princess, 
Hoyland, and owner of the Victory, Leeds, 
Clubs : — -Yorks, Cinema Exchange. Private 
Address: — " Woodville," Newton Park, Leeds. 
Phone: — Chapeltown, I^eds 417. 

Aldermaii E. Trounson. 

[Ex-President, C.E.A.] 
A Justice of the Peace and a former Mayor of 
Southport. Managing director of the Coliseum 
Nevill Street ; director of the " Picturedrome," 
Member Advisory Committee Board of Trade ; 
Managing Director, Palace Cinema, Southport. 
President and ex-chairman of the North-\\'esteni 
Branch of the C.E.A. ; member of the General 
Council, C.E.A. ; served as representative of the 
C.E.A. on the Industrial Council ; ex-chairman 
of Tax Abolition Committee ; representative of 
North-Western Branch of C.E.A. General 
purposes Committee and Executive of Enter- 
tainment Tax League ; chairman of Southport, 
Birkdale and West Lancashire Water Board ; 
ex-chairman of Southport Corporation Gas 
Committee ; managing director of Plaza 
.\insdale. He was first chairman of the South- 
port Football Club, a pioneer of aviation meet ings 
(in the early days of flying), and motor trials. 
C7m& ;— En^neers. Address: — Hesketh Park, 
Southport. 

Frank Tllley. 
Born 1889. Early experience on drapery, 
leather, mining and financial weeklies. Later 
short story writing, book reviews, etc., on 
Chesterton's New II ilness. Edited the late Cecil 
Chesterton's "Short History of the United 
States." Edited Encore, later Performer, and 
joined Kinc. Weekly, 1918. Press agent with 
Paramount 1919, rejoined Kine. and remained 
as editor till end 1924. Film production and 
free-lancing, also British film representative of 
Variety. In July 1930 joined Radio Pictures 
Ltd., as General Manager of Pubhcity and 
Advertising. Was first film critic of Evening 



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Slandanl and has contributed articli'S on motion 
pictures, especially in relation to economics, to 
most of the leading newspapers of the world. 
Address : — iS, Nevern Square, Kensinjj;ton. 

Capiain C.Y.Tucker. 

[Director, Pioneer Film Agency, Ltd.] 
Captain Tucker has been on the renting side 
of the kinema business since its infancy. Born 
in London, he has lived there all his life. His 
early career was that of an auctioneer and 
valuer. He was instrumental in introducing 
several well-known members of the kiiienia 
trade to the .\.S.C.M.T. Volunteers. 

Edi^ard George Turner. 

One of the early pioneers of the kinemato- 
griph trade, E. G. Turner commenced business 
as a film renter in 1896. He is a director of 
several companies. He was oie of the pioneers 
of film producing in Great Britain, with 
a studio at Wembley Park. He was also a 
pioneer, with J. D. Walker, of the film renting 
system, and the originator of release dates on 
films. In conjunction with the late W. Holmes, 
he was the mventor of the fireproof gate, auto- 
matic shutter and spool boxes. He was the 
maker and user of the first iron operating box 
with automatic shutters. Has been chairman 
of the K.M.A. and the K.R.S. In an official 
capacity E. G. Turner has 33 continuous years 
service with the Walturdaw Co., Ltd., and the 
Walturdaw Cinema Supply Co., Ltd. Address : 
— 46, Gerrard Street, London, W.i. Phone: — 
Regent 3310. 

Archie Twaddle. 

An active member of the C.E.A. Scottish 
Branch Executive and for many years associated 
with the branch in an official capacity. Managing, 
director of the St. George's Cross Picture House, 
Glasgow, one of the first regular kinemas in this 
city. His other interests are enthusiastically 
given, partly to the Benevolent Fund and the 
Cinema Club. Recreation: — Golf. Address: — 
30, Maryhill Road, Glasgow. 

R. J. Vivian Parsons. 

Born 1898 ; joined the Kinema business at 
fourteen. 17 years' experience, incorporating 
the following branches, Exhibiting, Accessories 
and Mechanical side. Free lance cameraman. 
Renting, Trailer Services. Invalided out in 
1917, went on the exhibiting side, then joined 
Fleet Photoplays ; later appointed New Era 
representative for Wales, opened Cardiff branch, 
and also controlled West of England, promoted 
to Supervisor at the London Office. Then 
general manager Winads, Ltd., until the interest 
was sold when he reverted to New Era Films, 
Ltd. ; after seven years with this company he 
joined P.D.C.,in March 1930. Club : — Glamorgan. 
Private address : — Shakespeare House, 2, .Amity 
Grove, Wimbledon, S.W.20. 

Vivian Van Damni. 

Born in 1 889 and early trained as an engineer, 
he became in 1915 assistant manager at the 
Pavilion, Marble Arch ; 191 6 was nominated 
general manager of the Scala, Liverpool ; in 
March, 191 8, opened and ran the Polytechnic 
Cinema, Regent Street, until May, 192 1. August, 
1922, took over the general management of the 
Palace Theatre. September, 1923, opened the 
Tivoli Theatre, Strand, and the new Empire, 
November, 1928. General manager of De 
Forest Phonofilms, Ltd., 1926 to 1928. Inter- 
national Speedways to 1929, SjTitok Talking 
Films, Ltd., 1929-1930 ; now Namils, Ltd. 
Address: 17, Lisle Street, W.C. Phone: — 
Regent, 0921. 



Reginald C. 0. VIveash. 

Joined the Industry in 1911 on the 
exhibiting side : transferred to the renting side 
in 1913 with the Gaumont Co., Ltd. ; 1914 to 
rgiO .■\ctive Service; returned to his firm until 
1924, when he took over the secretaryship of the 
Cinematograph Trade Benevolent Fund and 
Provident Institution, which office he now holds, 
Address :^i2, Shaftesbury Avenue, London, 
W.I. Phone: — Gerrard 4104. 

John George Walnwright. 

[Director J. G. & R. B. Waimvright, Ltd.] 
Well known in the industry as an importer 
and exporter, J. G. Wainwright is a director 
of J. G. and R. B. Wainwright, Ltd. (sole U.K. 
representatives of U.F.A., Berlin), B.A.T. Films, 
Ltd., Pavilion (Aylesbury), Ltd., Exchange 
Theatre, Ltd., Picture House (Leatherhead), 
Ltd. Plaza (New Maiden), Ltd., and Capitol 
(Epsom), Ltd. British representative, Jean de 
Merly, and Paris International Films. Club : — 
Royal Automobile. Address: — Moorside, West 
Hill; S.W.15. 

Albany Ward. 

One of the pioneers of the Trade, he was born 
in London in 1 879, and educated at Christ's 
Hospital. He commenced his career in 1895, and 
was one of the first to tour the provinces with 
pictures. Established his first permanent 
theatre at Weymouth, in 1906. He sold his 
circuit to the Albany Ward Theatres, Ltd., in 
1920, and remained in active control until 
September, 1924. Subsequently formed another 
circuit of eight halls (Award Theatres, Ltd.) 
which in September, 1 92 7 , he also sold to Albany 
Ward Theatres, Ltd., and as a result rejoined 
tht board of Albany Ward Theatres, Ltd. 
Managing Director of the following companies : 
Award Theatres, Ltd.; Salisbury Press, Ltd.; 
Salisbury BilliJosting Co., Ltd.; Salisbury Poster 
Advertising Service, Ltd., Swindon Poster 
Advertising Co., Ltd., Cotswold Poster Adver- 
tising Co., Ltd. ; Hereford and Mon. Advertising 
Co., Ltd.; Abergavenny and Dist. Billposting 
Co., Ltd. ; and is also a director of the Oxford 
Billposting Co., Ltd. Address: — Rodborough 
Crest, near Stroud, Glos. 

Oliver Ward. 

Has had extensive experiencs in the industry 
on all sides, having been connected or renting 
business with Wards Films, Haywards Pro- 
ductions, Ruffells, Bioscope, Universal Films 
and other Companies. Joined Cinephone at 
its inception, resigned December 1930 to become 
Sales manager Mihaly Universal Tonefilm 
Syndicate, Ltd. .Address : — 193, Wardour 
Street, W. 

Edward Watson. 
General Manager, African Films, Ltd., and 
African Film Productions, Ltd.] 

Born in Plymouth in i 880, Edward Watson 
went to South Africa in 1895. He returned to 
England in 191 5 to represent the African Film 
Trust, Ltd., and African Film Productions in 
Europe. For the last six years has been ir 
Soutfi Africa as general manager to African 
F'ilms, Ltd. Address: — -97, Houghton Drive, 
Johannesburg, S. Africa. 



A. B. WaHs. 

A. B. Watts, F.S.A.A., was born in i! 



5, and 



was educated at Long Ashtou School, Bristol, 
and Cardiff Higher Grade School. He is a 



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director of Bios., Ltd., and Utility Patents 
Ltd. Treasurer and formerly chairman and 
secretary of South Wales Branch of the C.E.A. 
Delegate to the General Council C.E.A. Joint 
managing director, Splott (Cardifi) Kinema Co.^ 
Ltd. Address: — 15 Windsor Place, Cardiff, 

F. A. Webber, F.S.A.A. 

At one time interested in a local kinema. 
Secretary of the Bristol and West of England 
Branch ottheC.E. A. since January, 1921. Fellow 
of the Society of Incorporated Accountants and 
Auditors. Member of the Bristol City Council. 
Clubs : — Bristol Constitutional, Knowle Con- 
stitutional. Address: — Manor House, Whit- 
church, near Bristol. 

T. A. Welsh. 

Joined the Gaumont Co., Ltd., in 1898, and 
later became general manager and secretary. 
In 1 91 6 was appointed member of Govern- 
ment Cinema Committee and was sent to 
France, where he arranged the distribution of 
the British War Films. Founded Welsh 
Pearson and Co., Ltd., in 191S, in associa- 
tion with George Pearson, their first pro- 
duction being " The Better 'Ole." Introduced 
Betty Balfour to the screen in " Nothing 
Else Matters," followed by the " Squibs " series, 
"Love, Life and Laughter" and "Reveille." 
Has always been foremost in any movement for 
the betterment of the British Film Industry, 
and was responsible for the proposal for the 
establishing of a British National Studio to be 
supported by a British National Sales Organi- 
tion for exploitation of British films all over 
the world. His scheme to provide studios and 
facilities equal to the best to be found in America 
was originally propounded at the Glasgow Con- 
ference of the C.E.A. in July, 1925, and was 
further developed at the Morecambe Conference 
in June, 1927. Club: — Constitutional. Address 
— 6, Seaforth Gardens, Winchmore Hill, N.21 . 

C.Dudley West, F.C.A. 

[Partner, Simon Jude and West, Chartered 
Accountants', Liverpool .1 
Born 1882. Secretary and auditor of a 
number of kinematograph, theatrical and 
music-hall companies. Secretary and treasurer 
of N.W. Branch of the C.E.A., and Hon. Sec, 
Liverpool Cinema Benevolent Fund. Clubs : — 
Chartered Accountants' Golf Club, Leasowe 
Golf Club (Capt. 1925-6), Heswall Golf Club] 
Private Address : — " Cranford," Spital, Cheshire. 

Ernest Wettstein. 

[British Representative, Swedish Biograph Co.^ 
Born in i 891, Ernest Wettstein was educated 
in Switzerland. He is sole agent in the United 
Kingdom of the Swedish Biograph Co. (Svensk 
Filmindustri) of Stockholm. Address: — 93-95, 
Wardour Street, W.i. 

L. Wheatcroft. 

[Hon, Secretary, Birmingham and District 
Kinema Hospital Fund.] 
Bom in 1 88o, I^eslie Wheatcroft was educated 
at King Edward's Grammar School, Fi\e W'ays, 
Birmingham. He entered the accountancy 
profession and became a chartered accountant 
ia 1902, and later joined his present partner, 
G, H. Tyler. He is a director of the Birmingham 
Coliseum, Ltd. Late secretary of the Birming- 
ham and Midlands Branch of the C.E.A. 
Addresses : — Central House, New Street, Bir- 
mingham, and "Park Corner," Hartopp Road, 
Sutton Coldfield. 



Aid. R. W. Wheeldon. 

Born I 867. Sheriff and Member of the City 
Council for Kingston-upon-Hull. Managing 
director of the folluving , ompanies : Eureka Pic- 
ture Hall, Ltd., Hull, Sherburn Picture Hall, Ltd., 
Hull (controlling Sherburn and Picturedrome 
Halls). ; Marble Arch Picture Palace Co. (Bever- 
ley), Ltd ; Beverley, East Yorkshire. First 
entered the business along with the late William 
Henry Maggs, in 1 91 1, bemg vice-chairman of the 
companies with him until his death in 1924, 
when he succeeded to the position of managing 
director; vice-president, Hull C.E.A. Branch; 
president of the above, and representative on the 
C.E.A. General Council in 1925-6, prior to which 
vice-president of the Hull branch for many years 
Private Address : — " Broxholme," 392, Anlaby 
Road, Hull, Yorkshire. Phone: — 2899. 

Herbert Wilcox. 

[Director, Herbert Wilcox Productions, British and 
Dominion Film Corporation, Ltd.] 
Born in Cork, Herbert Wilcox entered the 
Industry on demobihsation in 1919, when he 
became secretary and director of Astra Films, 
He has since made many successful pictures in 
England and Germany, notably " Chu Chin 
Chow," " Southern Love," " Decameron 
Nights," Nell Gwyn," "London," " Pompan- 
dour," and " Da^vn." /Irf^iress ; -Underbank- 
Elstree, Herts. 

R. Gillespie Williams. 

Bom 1900. Invented and developed inter- 
zone system of lighting and supervised electrical 
contracts of every description. Specialised in 
scientific lighting for nearly twelve years. 
Invented and developed the Holophane colour 
lighting system for Holophane, Ltd., and put 
in a great amount of propaganda work for 
improving the general technique of kinema 
showmanship. Now chief colour consultant 
for Holophane, Ltd. Member of Junior Institute 
of Engineers; Illuminating EngineeringSociety ; 
Guild of British Projectionists and Technicians ; 
S.M.P.E., and Society of Cinematograph. 
Technical and .Accessories Representatives. 
Address : — 60, Elgar Avenue, Surbiton, Surrey. 

James Dixon Williams. 

Familiarly known as " Jaydee." Bom in 
Credo, W. Va., 1877. At the age of sixteen, 
became treasurer of a local theatre. One of the 
first showmen to exploit motion pictures in a 
"black top" tent on tour. In 1909 he 
went to Australia, where he founded the 
Greater J. D. Williams Amusement Company, 
Returning to America, he interested W. W. 
Hodkinson in the organisation of a national 
distributing company, which later developed 
into the present Paramount Company. In 1916 
he organised the First National Exhibitors' 
Circuit, Inc., remaining as general manager 
for six years. In 1925 he organised Ritz Carlton 
Pictures, Inc. In 1926 he came to England. 
and organised British National Pictures, Ltd, 
(now British International Pictures, Ltd.l, and 
built the Elstree studios. In 1928, with J. 
Douglas Watson, John Maxwell, E. W. Hammons 
and Alexander Aronson as associates, he orga- 
nised World Wide Pictures, Inc., of New York, 
terminating that contract in order to* 
devote himself entirely to the furtherance of 
the Williams multi-lingual plan for the estab- 
lishing of London as the world centre of talking 
picture production, first step to which is the 
recent formation of World Studio Centre, Ltd., 
London, with Sir Gordon Craig as chairman. 
Address: — 82, Portland Place, W.i. 



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257 



J. Leslie Williams. 

After nine years' Fleet Street experience with 
Daily Sketch, Sunday Graphic, United News- 
papers, Allied Newspapers, and as joint London 
Editor New York Herald-Tribune Syndicate, 
became Press meinager to European IVI.P. Co., 
and now publicity director Universal Pictures, 
Ltd. ; Rialto Theatre, Ltd. ; and associated 
theatres. Address : — 89, Old Park Avenue, 
Enfield. 



Francis Lewis Willis. 

[Managing Director, Ae'ofihn^, J-td.] 

Born August 3, 1892, Francis Lewis Willis 
founded and became managing director of 
Aerofilms, Ltd., aerial, still and motion photo- 
graphers of the London Aerodrome, Hendon. 
Address .•—Aerial House, The Hyde, Hendon, 
N.\V.9. 



John H. Wills. 

[Managing Director ami Secretary, St. George's 

Canterbury Theatre Co., L'd. Cka'rman, Kent 

Films Motor Transport Co., Ltd.] 

Born Devonport, i 880. Educated Plymouth 
Corporation Grammar School. Commenced 
business career as a bank clerk. Joined the 
D'Oyly Carte Principal Repertoire Opera Co. , 
and toured the United Kingdom and South 
Africa. Migrated to the halls and played all 
the principal circuits. Entered the kinema 
Industry, 1913. Clubs : — Canterbury Club and 
East Kent and Canterbury Conservative Club. 



Charles M. Woolt. 

[Deputy Chairman and Joint Managing Director 
Gatimont- British Picture Corporation, Ltd. 
Managing Director \V. and F. Film Service, Ltd.] 

Entered the industry in 1919 as one of the 
partners in W. and F. He came into great 
prominence by his immensely successful exploita- 
tion of Harold Lloyd comedies. For years has 
persistently and courageously encouraged the 
production of British pictures, contributing in 
the highest degree to the advancement of home 
productions. As chairman of Gainsborough 
Pictures he has been responsible for a steadily 
increasing output of excellent British pictures, 
and through W. and F. releases the many 
productions of the British and Dominions Studios. 
Is deputy chairman and joint managing director 
of Gaumont-British Picture Corporation Ltd., 
and Director of Associated Companies ; manag- 
ing director, W. and F. Film Service, Ltd. 
Address : Film House, Wardour Street, W. 
Phone: Gerrard 9292. 



Harry Bruce Woolfe. 

[Managing Director, British Instructional 

Films, Ltd.] 
Born in London. Entered the Industry in 19 10, 
and joined Ruffells' Bioscope Company as a sales- 
man in 1912. Manager of EcUpse Exclusives 
Ltd., 1914. Served throughout the war in the 
Artillery. After demobilisation established 
British Instructional Films in 1919. Pioneer of 
war subjects. Produced " The Battle of 
Jutland," " Armageddon," " Zeebrugge," 
" Ypres," "Nelson," " Mons," and "The 
Battles of Coronel and the Falkland Islands." 
Short subjects: "The Empire Series" and 
"Secrets of Nature." Member, Board of Trade 
•Advisory Committee. Club : — Junior Consti- 
tutional. Address : — 66, Cholmley Gardens, 
West Hampstead, N.W. 

J. M. Woolnough. 

Bom i88t. Educated Gravesend and Regent 
Street Polytechnic. Ten years' service. Slater's 
Electrical Works, 1897, aftei-wards with W. A. 
Stevens, Ltd., Maidstone, General Electric Co., 
Metropolitan Vickers Electric Co., General 
Manager, Strand and InterchangeableSigns,Ltd., 
London, since inception of Coinpany in 1926. 
Address : 9, Craven Park, N.W. 10. 

Roland M. Wright. 

Born 1882. Apprenticed to drapery trade, 
and commenced own business in Leicester, 1910. 
Saw possibilities of kinema, and with another 
built Imperial P. H., Leicester, in 191 1. Built 
Star, Leicester, in 1914. One of the first to form 
Leicester Branch of C.E.A., of which he has 
been chairman. Delegate to General Council 
for live years ; resigned Sept., 1929. Proprietor 
Picturedrome, Mere Road, Leicester. Private 
Address: — 66, Fosse Road South, Leicester. 

S. J. Wright. 

Born 1876. Represents, in partnership with 
Walter Pearce, the Wurlitzer Kinema Organ 
and the American Seating Company, conducting 
the sales in Great Britain. Commanded Brigade 
of Artillery in the war, retiring with the rank 
of Major. Chibs : — St. George's and Stadium. 
Address: — 33, King Street, Covent Garden, 

W.C.2. 

Thomas Wright. 

[chairman, Notts and Derby Branch, C.E.A.] 
Born 1885. Up to commencement of war, 
auctioneer and valuer. Joined Forces, August, 
1 91 4, and served until January, 191 8, then joined 
H. B. Stone in his numerous Midland ventures. 
On retirement of H. B. Stone carried on. Chair- 
man, Notts and Derby Branch C.E..A. Director 
Nottingham Palais de Danse, and Notts Countv 
Football Club. Private Address :—" St. Ives,'' 
Westdale Lane, Mapperley, Nottingham. Phone: 
65157. 



PARSONS & STEWART 

FOR UNIFORMS (Male and Female) OF DISTINCTION 

8-10, CHARING CROSS ROAD {0pp. Alhambra) 
London, W.C.2. Phone: Temple Bar 4219. 



258 The Kinematograph Year Book. 

CRICKLEWOOD SOUND STUDIOS 

LONDON, N.W.2 

are equipped with, the 

VISATONE 

RECORDING SYSTEM 

SOUND-on-FILM 

working under patent licence from 

\M A D 0<\lkIT9C WIRELESS & telegraph 

lVSi^l\W\#I^A 9 COMPANY, LIMITED. 

EXTRACT FROM TO-DAY'S "CINEMA," 15th November, 1930 



"Something of a sensation was caused at the trade show, 
yesterday, of the first picture made by the ' Visatone ' 
process — the StoU fihn 'Such is the Law,' wliich is being 
released by Butcher's. The recording in this picture 
rivals that of any system yet heard " 



The Studios are only twenty minutes from Marhle Arch. 

MOBILE CAMERAS. EXTERIOR RECORDING TRUCK. 
WORLD ROYALTY, °'"' SV'-NEGA?fvY°°''' 

ENQUIRIES FOR FLOORSPACE : 

THE GENERAL MANAGER, 

STOLL PICTURE PRODUCTIONS, LTD., 

TEMPLE ROAD, LONDON, N.W.2. 

Telephone : Telegrams & Cables : 

WILLESDEN 7041. "STOLLPIC, CRICKLE, LONDON." 



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259 



HENRY EDWARDS 

PRODUCER ol many Films including 

A Welsh Singer, 
The City of Beautiful 

Nonsense, 

The Amazing Quest of 

Ernest Bliss, 

Owd Bob, Etc, Etc. 

Played 

The FLAG LIEUTENANT 

on Screen and Stage. 

First Talkie : — 



Call of the Sea 



" Henry Edwards shows what an 
excellent talkie actor he is. In 
America he would have been made a 
100 per cent star by now." — Lionel 
Collier, The Bystander. 



All communications : 

GRACIOUS POND, 

CHOBHAM, SURREY. 

'Phone : Lon^^cross 53. 




CHRISSIE WHITE 




ON TOUR WITH 
HENRY EDWARDS 



m 



HEAT WAVE 

head in many Films. 
First Talkie; — 

CALL OF 
THE SEA 



" As the heroine of ' The Call ot the 
Sea,' she pre ents the most clear-cut 
and memorable portrait any actress 
has yet achieved in a British talking 
picture." — Walter Webster, Sunday 
Pictorial. 



260 



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K A N D E M 

(Formerly " Efa "). 

SILENT ARC LAMPS 
and INCANDESCENT 
LIGHTING EQUIP- 
MENT for Film and 
Photographic Studios. 

Many years' specialised experi- 
ence in studio lighting. 

ALL KANDEM Studio Lighting Equip- 
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Who's What and Where in 
the Studio. 



Aherne, Brian. — b. 1902. Educated Malvern 
College. Successful West End actor. "The 
Squire of Long Hadley," " King of the Castle," 
"Safety First," ".A. Woman Redeemed," 
"Shooting Stars," "Underground," "The W. 
Plan," "Madame Guillotine." Club: — Con- 
naught. Address: — -72, Seymour Street, W.2 
Phone : — Ambassador 1873. 

Aherne, Pat.— Bom 1901, Ireland. Starred in 
" Blinkeyes," "Virginia's Husband," "Silver 
Lining," "Carry On," "The Game Chicken," 
" Huntingtower," " Auld Lang Syne," "Citv 
of Play." 

Ainley, Henry. — Famousstage actor, appeared 
in films from 1915 onwards for Hepworth, Ideal, 
Stoll, etc. Recently, "Inscrutable Drew" 
series. 

Alexander, AleCj, Jun. — b. 1903. Much film 
e.xperience : the Hebrew soldier in " Mother- 
land." Address: — fo, Farleigh Ro d, Stoke 
Newington, N.iO. 

Allen, Adrienne (Mrs. Raymond Massey).— 
Leading lady, "Loose Ends," "The Stronger 
Sex," "Conflict." 

Allgood, Sara. — Famous Irish Player. " Black - 
tuiil," " Juno and the Paycock." 

Ames, Gerald.— b. Blackheath Educated 
Freiburg University. "The Prisoner of Zenda " 
(London), " Rupert of Hentzau," "Mr. Justice 
RaKles," "Mrs. Erricker's Reputation," 
"Tansy," " Helen of Four Gates." With Gaston 
Quiribet produced "Once Aboard the Lugger" 
(Hepworth). Address:- — ig. Greycoat Gardens, 
Westminster (Victoria 5031). 

Arnold, Charles W.— Art director, "The Rat," 
"The Lodger," "The Silver Lining," "The 
Ring," "A Little Bitof Fliff ' "The Farmer's 
Wife," "Champagne," "Blackmail," " Green- 
wood Tree," "Manxman." Addrc.s: — Silver- 
thaw, West Drive, Harrow Weald. 

Arnold, N. Gregory. — Technical direction 
Famous Players-Lasky British Producers, Ltd., 
and Graham Wilcox, Ltd. Address : — " Brook- 
side," Chiltem Avenue, Bushey. 

Asher, Billy.— b. 1879 ; formerly Hunt 
Jockey and in vaudeville ; assistant to Shaw and 
other London Film directors ; floor manager 
Alliance Studios, latterly with Herbert Wilcox. 
Addrt.s : — Players Club, and 39, Gordon 
Avenue, St. Margarets. 

Ashton, Charles. — " Monty Works the Wires," 
" A Will and a Way," "Sam's Boy," " Head of 
the Family," "Master of Craft," "Last King 
of Wales," "The Monkey's Paw," "The 
Constable's Move," "Sir or Madam." 



Asquith, Anthony. — Studio film making in 
Hollywood and assisted in " Boadicea "; wrote 
and produced "Shooting .Stars," directed by 
A. V. Bramble. Directed "Underground," 
" A Runawav Princess," " A Cottage on Dart- 
moor," "Tell England." 

Ault, Marie. — Whole life on stage. Principal 
character part in "East of Suez" at His 
Majesty's "Theatre. Took up film work in S. 
Africa. — "Wee Macgreegor's Sweetheart," 
" Paddy the Next Best Thing," " Woman to 
Woman," "Monkey's Paw," "Starlit Garden," 
"Every Mother's Son," "The Rat," "Roses 
of Picardy," "The Lodger," "Silver Lining," 
"Kitty," "Life," "Return of the Rat." 
" Third Time Lucky." Address : — -Arts Theatre 
Club and 23, Inverness Terrace, W.2. 

Ayrton, Randle. — Educated King's School 
Chester, and Geneva University. Many years on 
the stage in London and U.S.A. Produced 
Shakespeare Festivals in England. Played lead 
at the Stratford-on-Avon Theatre and in own 
companies. Started filming in 1913 with the 
London Film Co. Produced for Harma and 
National Film Co., Boston, U.S.A. Played 
in " Chu Chin Chow," "Southern Love," 
"Decameron Nights," "Nell Gwyn," "The 
Little People," "Passion Island," "One of 
the Best." 1927, directed "His Houje in 
Order." T928, played in " Eileen," " Th' 
Manxman," "High Seas," "Two Worlds," 
"The Great Game." 

Baddeley, Hermione. — Brilliant young stage 
comedienne ; play.:d for Nettlefold and in 
'' Guns of Loos." 

Balcon, S. Chandos. — b. 1891. Production 
manager. Gainsborough Pictures, 1928. 

Assistant to Hitchcock, Cutts, Brunei. Author 
of "Just for a Song." Address: — 120, Abbey 
Road, N.W.6. Phone :—Maida Vale 6870. 

Balfour, Betty. ■ — Famous British screen 
comedienne. " Nothing Else Matters," " Mary 
Find-the-Gold," "Squibs," " Mord Em'ly," 
"Wee MaCiirreegor's Sweetheart," "Squibs 
Wins the Calcutta Sweep," "Love, Life and 
Laughter," " Squibs, M.P.", "Squiljs' Honey- 
moon," "Reveille," "Satan's Sister" (all 
directed by George Pearson), "Monte Carlo," 
"Somebody's Darling," ""The Sea Urchin," 
"Blinkeyes," "Cinders," "A Sister of Six," 
"A Little Bit of Fluff." 1927, on contract to 
British International. " Champagne," " Para- 
dise," " Daughter of the Regiment," " Vagabond 
Queen," "Raise the Roof," "The Brat." 

Banfield, George J. — Manag:ing director, 
British Filmcraft in 1926. In industry since 
1908 on all sides. Directed two-ieelers, also 
"Burgomaster of Stilemonde," "Spangles," 
" Power Over Men." 

Banks, Monty. — Italian American comedian 
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Baring, Norah. — Leading roles in " Under- 
ground." " Celestial City," " At the Villa Rose." 
"Two Worlds" "Murder." 

Barkas, Geoffrey .^Many years cameraman. 
Directed " Palaver " " Q-Ships." 

Barlow, Jeff. — b. Lancashire. Commenced 
screen career, igoS. Three years London 
Film Co. " Bonnie Mary," " God and the Man," 
"The Road to London," "Appearances," 
" Chu Chin Chow." Address: — no, Cowley 
Road, Brixton, S.W.g. 

Barnes, Arthur. — Experienced assistant direc- 
tor with Wilcox Cutts etc. Co-directed " White 
Cargo." Address : — Player's Club. 

Barrie, Ni»el. — Appeared in "Fires of Fate,'' 
and George Clark subjects. After three years, 
returned from Hollywood, October, 1927. 
Heavy roles in Elstree pictures. " Under the 
Greenwood Tree." 

Barringer, Michael. — Joint director with Geof- 
frey Barkas of " Q-Ships " and his own story 
"The Infamous Lady." 

Batten, John. — Juvenile lead in " Under the 
Greenwood Tree" "The Great Game." 

Bayley, Hilda. — stage and screen actress of 
repute. Chief pictures: — "Under Suspicion," 
"Carnival," "The Scandal," "The Woman 
Who Obeyed." 

Bellamy, George. — b. Bristol. On stage since 
1887. Commenced screen career 1905 ' 
"Called Back," "The Mother of Dartmoor,' 
" Houp La," "Red Aces," Club: — The Greer 
Room. Address : — 10, Culworth House, N.W.8. 

Benson, Annette. — Leading roles in British 
and French subjects since 1921. Address : — • 
12 Clifton Hill St. Johr's Wood N.W. Phone: 
— Maida Vale 2288. 

Bentley, Thomas. — Began screen career 1910. 
Producer of " Oliver Twist " " David Copper- 
field " " TheChimes," " Hard Times," " Barnaby 
Rudge," " Beau Brocade." " Milestones," "The 
Labour Leader," "Daddy," " Les Cloches de 
Corneville," " Once upon a Time," " The Divine 
Gift," "General Post," "Beyond the Dreams 
of Avarice," "A Master of Craft," "Adventures 
of Mr. Pickwick," "Old Curiosity Shop," 
"Through Fire and Water," "Old Bill Through 
the Ages," "Money Isn't Everything," "A 
"Romance of Mayfair," "White Heat," "The 
Silver Lining," " Not Quite a Lady," "Young 
Woodley," "The American Prisoner," "Har- 
mony Heaven," "Compromising Daphne." 
Address ;— EM.TBOK. 

Best, Edna (Mrs. Herbert Marshall). — Several 
silent films. Talkies, "Loose Ends," "Sleep- 
ing Partners." 

Best, Joseph, B.Sc. (Lond). — Producer and 
editor, specialising in publicity propaganda 
and industrial films. Henry Tate Science 
Prizeman. Commenced career as lecturer ; estab- 
lished own business 1911 ; carried out important 
productions for Government, Corporations and 
institutions. Filmed " Africa To-day," " Canada 
Calls," Office: — 176, Wardour S treet, London, 
W.I. Regent 3157. Address: — 46, Melrose 
Avenue, Cricklewood, N.W.2. Willesden 3618. 



BettS, John.— Director, 
sporting subjects. 



Made many short 



Blackwell, Carlyle. — Famed American screen 
dol for many years ; in British pictures since 
1922, "The Virgin Queen," "Beloved Vaga- 
bond," "She." Director of Gainsborough Pic- 
tures, Ltd. Starred in "The Rolling Road," 
"One of the Best," "The Wrecker," "The 
Crooked Billet." 

Bosco, Wallace.— b. Kentish Town, N.W. 
Educated Bruges, Belgium. " Ivanhoe " 
(Brenon), "Black Spot," " Prisoner of Zenda,' 
" Arsene Lupin," "Middleman," "Two Roads" 
"Lion's Cubs," "Snow in the Desert," "Turf 
Conspiracy," "Handy Andy," "Wheels of 
Chance," " Quinneys," "Sailors Don't Care." 

Bowden, William.— Directed "The Blue 
Lagoon " for I.V.T.A. ; 1927, assistant director 
on Elstree subjects with IBentley and Syd 
Chaplin. Address :—BU BE8D, W.C.i. 

Boxall, H. Granville.— b. 1897. Entered 
film industry 1920, actively connected with the 
adaptation and installation of the equipment 
of Ii;lington studios. Assistant Studio Manager 
until 1925, then Studio and Producticn Manager 
for Gainsborough Pictures, Ltd., active control 
of over 60 productions. 

Boyd, Dorothy.— b. 1907. Phonofilms, 1926. 
" Easy Virtue," "Constant Nymph," "Toni," 
and ingenue lead in " Somehow Good," " Love's 
.Option," " Auld Lang Syne," " Birds of Piey." 
Recreation: — Tennis, swimming. Address: — 
109, Mayfield Road, Sanderstead, Surrey. 
Phone : — Purley 2570. 

Braban, Harvey. — Played under every West 
End management. Recent pictures: — "The 
Reef of Stars," "Mary Queen of Scots." 

Bramble, A. V.— b. Portsmouth. Started 
acting for the screen in 1914. Since produced 
many films, including "A Girl of London," 
"Shirley," " Wuthering Heights," "Torn 
Sails," "The Bachelor's Club," "The Little 
Mother," "The Card," all for Ideal; "Her 
Benny'" (Seal); " Zeebrugge," for New Era, 
jointly with H. Bruce Woolf; King Henry, in 
"Becket" (Stoll) ; "Chick"; " The Man Who 
Changed His Name." Directed "Shooting 
Stars " for Anthony .\squith. 

Brantford, Aggie. — b. 1915. Juvenile roles in 
many British films, also "Mare Nostrum." 
Address : — 20, Wakeman's Hill .\ venue, Colin- 
dale, N.W. 9. Phone: — Colindale 6497. 

Brantford, Mickey.— b. 191 2. Juvenile roles 
"Carry On!" "Dawn," "Sexton Bl'ike," 
" The Burgomaster of Stilemonde," etc. 
Address: — 20, Wakeman's Hill Avenue, Cplin- 
dale, N.W.g. Phone: — Colindale 6497. 

Brisson, Carl. — b. Copenhagen. Was amateur 
boxing champion of Scandinavia and Central 
Europe at the age of fifteen. Achieved fame as 
a musical comedy star before coming to England. 
Established himself as one of England's leading 
musical comedy favourites. Starred in " The 
Ring," "The Manxman," "The American 
Prisoner," "Song of Soho," "Knowing Men." 
Address : — 55, Devonshire Street, W.i. 

Brittain, H. Leslie.— b. Birmingham. Film 

editor. 

B.-ody, Estelle. — b. Canada. Starred in"Mdlle. 
from Armentieres," " Hindle V\akes," "Flight 
Commander," "Glad Eye," "Sailors Don't 
Care," " This Woman Business," " Mademoiselle 
Parley-\'oo," "Week End Wives," "Kitty," 
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Brouett, Albert. — b. France. Comedian and 

producer. Many years in film industry, with 
Eclair and P.F Played in Alhambra revues, 
produced "A Rogue in Love," and three 
comedies based on Fred Karno's sketches. 

Brough, Mary. — b. 1863. Character comedy 
actress. " A Sister to Assist 'Er," " His Grace 
Gives Notice," "Mr. Pickwick," "Lily of the 
Alley," etc., etc. First talkie : " Rookery 
Nook," " On Approval," " Plunder," " Tons of 
Money." Address : — Aldwych Theatre. 

Brunei, Adrian, f.r.c.s — Directorandscenarist- 
Joined the British Actors' Film Company in 1919 
as scenario editor, and in 1920 started directing 
for Gainsborough, "The Constant Nymph," 
" .\ Light Woman," and " The Crooked Billet.'' 
Address : — 192, Queen's Gate, London, S.W.7. 

Buchanan, Jack.— Revue and musical comedy 
star. " The Happy Ending," " Bulldog Drum- 
mond's Third Round," "Toni," "Settled Out 
of Court." 

Butt, Johnny. — Fine screen comedian of long 
experience ; scored heavily in VV. W. Jacobs' 
CO nedies for Artistic ; " A Peep Behind the 
Scenes," " Blackmail," " Informer." 

Butt, Lawson. — Brother of Dame Clara. 
Stage and screen experience of twenty years ; 
Returned from Hollywood, 1927. "Toni," 
"The Ringer," "Lady of the Lake," "City of 
Play "; directed " Afterwards." 

Butier, Alexander. — Directed several features 
for G. B. Samuelson. 

Byron-Webber, R. — b. London. Scenario writer 
and film editor. " Burnt Wings,'' " Missing the 
ride," " The Woman Wins," "The First Men in 
the Moon," " The Keeper of the Door," " The 
Barton Mystery," "His First Defence," 
" Unrest," (Cairns), " Uncle Dick's Darling," 
" Rocks of \'alpre" (Stoll). Now editing films. 

" Cable, Boyd" (Col. E. A. Ewart).— b. 1878, 
India. Literary adviser and part writer of 
" The Somme." Author of " The Rolling Road," 
" Victory," and " Balaclava." Re-edited 
and titled British edition of " War Through 
German Spectacles " (Wardour Films), and other 
films. Has published many books and stories 
and articles in almost every magazine and news- 
paper of standing in the country. Travelled 
Africa, Australia, New Zealand, and the East 
(sometimes as passenger, sometimes as a " hand " 
in sail or steam). Address :— 10, Pembroke 
Studios, W.8. Phone: — ^Western 1,480. 

Calthrop, Donald. — Prominent juvenile and 
stage comedian who resumed film work, after 
broadcasting fame, with "Shooting Stars," 
and at Beaconsfield, first talkie : " Blackmail," 
then "Atlantic," "Song of Soho," " Elstree 
CaUing," "Two Worlds," " Loose Ends," " Cock- 
\iey War Stories," " A\ most a Honeymoon." 



Calvert, Capt. C. C. — Producer of Gaumont's 
recent successes, " Silent Evidence," " A Prince 
of Lovers," " Lights of London," " Bonnie 
Prince Charlie," and Cosmopolitan shorts, 1925. 

Campbell, Daisy. — Experienced actress of 
grand dame parts in many recent British 
pictures. 

Carew, James. — b. Indiana, U.S. Commenced 
screen career in 1915, with Pathe, " Twelve - 
len " (B. & C), " The Nature of the Beast," 
"Sunken Rocks," "The Forest on the Hill," 
"Alf's Button," "Narrow Valley," "Wild 
Heather," "Mr. Justice Raffles," "Tansy," 
" Mist in the Valley," "Strangling Threads," 
" As He Was Bom " (all Hepworth), " Love 
Storv of Aliette Brunton," " A Colombo Night " 
(Stool), "Owd Bob," "King's Highway,"" A 
Woman Redeemed," " One of the Best," 
" Love's Option," " Lady of the Lake," " High 
Seas," " Guilt," " To Oblige a Lady." Clubs : — • 
Green Room ; Players. Address : — -15, Burleigh 
Mansions, W.C.2. Phone: — Temple Bar 6156. 

Carlisle, Peggy. — Many leads for Stoll ; also 
in " Hindie Wakes," "The Ring, "etc. Address : 
65, Queen's Road, Twickenham. Phone : Popes- 
grove 1378. 

Carr, Cameron. — b. Kingston-on-Thames 
Commenced screen career, igog. " A Fortune at 
Stake," " A Turf Conspiracy," " A Soul's 
Crucifixion," " In the Gloaming," " Under 
Suspicion," " A Gentleman Rider," " A 
Daughter of Eve," " A Dead Certainty," "Her 
Son," " The Romance of a Movie Star," "Trents 
Last Case," "A Rank Outsider," "Out to 
Win," " Beloved Vagabond," " The Rolling 
Road," "Silver Lining," "The Ware Case," 
"Poppies of Flanders," "The Blue Peter," 
" The Third Eye," " The W. Plan." Address : 
— 3, Minerva Road, Kingston-on-Thames. 

Carroll, Madeleine.— Leading lady, " Guns of 
Loos," "The Firstborn," "The Crooked 
Billet," "American Prisoner," "Atlantic," 
" School for Scandal," " French Leave,'' " Kiss- 
ing Cup's Race," " Young Woodley," "The W. 
Plan," "Escape," "Madame Guillotine." 

Chapman, Edward. — Young character actor ; 
talkie successes in " Juno and the Paycock," 
''Murder," "The Skin Game." 

Clarbour, Percy. — Twenty years on stage. 
Started 17 years ago with Hepworth's as an 
artist ; 13 years ago became film casting agent. 
Address: — i?alace House, Shaftesbury Avenue. 
Phone: — Regent 2716. 

Coffin, Mrs. C.Hayden.—"KissingCup'E Race," 

" Christie Johnstone," " The Bonnie Brier 
Bush," " This Freedom," " Bonnie Prince 
Charlie," " Love Story of Ailette Brunton," 
"Tell Your Children," "The Prodigal Son," 
"Haunted Houses," "The Burgomaster of 
Stilemonde," "Guns of Loos." Address: — 
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Collins, Edwin J. — Commenced screen career 
with Rlessrs. Cricks and Martin. Then followed 
engagements with the Clarendon and Ideal 
"God and the Man," "The Starting Point," 
" Foul Play," " The Channings," " Hard Cash," 
" Miss Charity," " The God in the Garden." 

Compion, Fay. — b. 1894. Famous stage star. 
First film, " One Summer's Day," then " A 
Woman of No Importance," " A Bill of Divorce- 
ment," "This Freedom," "Mary Queen of 
Scots," "Claude Duval," "Eleventh Com- 
mandment," " The Happy Ending," " Settled 
Out of Court," " London Love," " Somehow 
Good," "Zero," "Fashions in Love," "Tell 
England," "Cape Forlorn," "The Happy 
Husband." 

Cooper, Frederick. — Notable London stage 
successes include dipsomaniac in "Outward 
Bound." Films include " Every Mother's Son," 
"The Only Way." Address: — c/o London 
Play Co., 5T, Piccadilly. 

Cooper, George A. — Film editor of British and 
Italian pictures for many years. 1922-23, 
directed brilliant series of two-reel Quality 
Plays, which estabhshed him as a coming 
director ; directed " Claude Duval," " T.he 
Eleventh Commandment," "The Happ> 
Ending," "Settled Out of Court," "Some- 
body's Darling." 1927, Phonofilms. 1928, 
"Master and Man." 

Cooper, Richard. — " Sillyass " talkie roles in 
"At the VilJa Rose," "House of the .\rrow," 
"Bed and Breakfast," "The Last Hour," 
" Lord Richard in the Pantry," " Kissing Cup's 
Race," " Enter the Queen." 

Cotton, F. — Studic manager, Worton Hall, 
Isleworth. 

Coventry, Tom. — One of the oldest and 
soundest character actors ; played for films 
for twenty years. " The Glorious Adventure," 
" Sam's Boy," " Dixon's Return," etc. 

Craig, Gordon (Master). — Commenced screen 
career at the age of six. " Breed of the Tres- 
hams," " Bachelor Husband," " The Head- 
niaster " (.\stra), "The Moneymoon," 
"Miriam Rozella, "Dawn," etc. Hobby: — 
Reading fairy tales. Address : — 13, Aristotle 
Road, Clapham, S.W.4. 

Croise, Hugh. — b. Cornwall. " The Game of 
Liberty" "Dop Doctor" (Samuelson). Produced 
" Four Men in a Van " (Direct), " Three Men 
in a Boat " (Artistic). In 1923, writing and pro- 
ducing in Germany; 1924, "The Old Man in 
the Corner" (StoU) ; 1928, Britisu Talking 
Pictures, Wembley Park. Address: — c/o 
Kinemaiograph ]Veekly. 

Cullen, R. J. — -Assistant director to many 
prominent British and American directors. 
"Reveille," " Squibs, M. P.," " Satan's Sister," 
" Squibs' Honeymoon," " Mumsee," " Dawn." 

Cunningham, Robert. — Veteran stage actor 
and vo£aBst ; the .\diniral in " The Luck of 
the Navy." Address: — Stage Guild. 

CuttS, J. H. Graham. — b. in 1885. Has been 
associated with the Industry for many years. 
First production, "The Wonderful Story." 
" Flames of Passion," " Paddy the Next Best 
Thing," " Woman to Woman," " The White 
Shadow," " The Passionate Adventure," " The 
Blackguard," " The Prude's Fall," " The Rat," 
" The Sea Urchin," " The Rolling Road," 
"Confetti," "Triumph of the Rat," "Chance 
the Idol," "Return of the Rat." 



D'AragOn, Lionel. — Actor of thirty years 
experience. "Guy Fawkes " (Earl Salisbury). 
" Mary Queen of Scots," " Mist in the Valley," 
"Balaclava," "High Treason." Address: — 
12, Alexandra Road, Upper Norwood. 

Dane, Frank. — Former West-End actor ; 
films under George Loane Tucker onwards. In 
U.S.A. 1924-6; parts in " Pagliacci," "Flag 
Lieutenant," "Emerald of the East," "The 
Ringer," "Down Stream." Address :—c.o. 
Gorringe's, 17, Green Street, Leicestei Square, 
and Player's Club. 

D'Arcy Alexandre. — (formerly Gil). — Franco- 
Spanish actor who, after Paris film work, scored 
in " Paradise " and " Romance of Seville." 

Davenport, A. Bromley.— b. Warwickshire. 
Educated at Eton. " The Persistent Lovers," 
"The Great Gay Road," "The Bigamist," 
"Fox Farm," "Starlit Garden," "Running 
Water," "Sally Bishop," "Bonnie Prince 
Charlie," "Physician," "American Prisoner," 
"Blue Peter," "Flight Commander," "Span- 
gles." Clubs : — Garrick, Green Room. Address : 
24, Pelham Street, S.W.7. Telephone: — 
Kensington 2583. 

Davis, Rex.— b. 1890. "The House of 
Temperley " (London), " Rodney Stone " (Sterl- 
ing), "The Pride of the Fancy," "The Knock 
Out," "Married Love," "The Down and 
Outs" (all Samuelson). Address: — The Old 
Manor House, East Molesey, Surrey. 

Dawson, Ivo. — Player of distinctive parts. 
•' The Woman Who Obeyed," " Out to Win," 
etc. 

Dean, Basil.^ — Famous theatrical producer, 
impresario and dramatist, of Reandean repute^ 
Produced (with Adrian Brunei) "The Constant 
Nymph " (Gainsborough), and for Paramount 
in New York. Founded Associated British Pro- 
ducers, 1929. Directed "Escape" and "Birds 
of Prey." 

Da Casalis, Jean.— Paris, New York and 
London stage star; b. 1896. "Settled Out of 
Court," "Glad Eye," "Arcadians," "Knowing 
Men." Address: — 135, Wigmore Street, W.i. 

De Courviile, Albert.— Revue producer. 
Directed talkies, " The Wolves," " 77 Park 
Lane." 

Dewhurst, George.^Actor with Liverpool 
Repertory and in West End. Entered film world 
as actor, script-writer, and producer. With 
Broadwest produced "A Great Coup." With 
Hepworth appeared in "The Narrow Valley," 
his own story ," Wild Heather," etc. Directed 
" What the Butler Saw," Harry Tate in " Motor- 
ing," and "A Sister to Assist 'Er " (three 
versions). 

Dibley, Mary.— b. London. "The Middle- 
man," " London Pride," "Sheba," "Garden of 
Resurrection," "The Lure of Crooning Water," 
"The Adventures of Mr. Bliss" (Hepworth), 
"The Fruitful Vine" (Stoll), "The Bargain" 
(Hepworth), "Sally Bishop " (Stoll), "South 
.Sea Bubble," "The Blue Peter." Address: — 
19, Greycoat Gardens, S.W. 

Dixon, Cecil. — b. 1894. Assistant director 
from 1928, British Screen Productions and 
British Filmcraft. Address :— 11, Collamore 
Avenue, S.W.i3. Phone: Battersea 5239. 

Dormer,Charles.— b. 1904. Specialises "dude" 
roles. "Triumph of the Rat," "Virginia's' 
Husband," "Wait and See." Address: — 32, 
Carrington Court, Curzon Street, W.i. Tele- 
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Double Stanley G. — Born 1895. studio 
and consulting engineer. Completed equipment 
installation at Islington studios, 1920 ; chief 
engineer there four years. 1926, completed 
whole electrical scheme at Elstree (British 
National) supervising since foundations. Chief 
engineer, British International, 1927-1930. 
Consulting studio engineer for G.E.C., London. 
Address : — 71, Park Side Drive, Cassiobury Park, 
Watford. P/jowe .—(Studio) Elstree 171. 

Duke, Ivy. — b. South Kensington. "The 
Garden of Resurrection," "The Lure of Croon- 
ing Water," "Duke's Son," "Testimony," 
" The Persistent Lovers," "Starlit Garden " (all 
George Clark productions), "The Great Prince 
Shan," "Decameron Nights," "A Knight in 
London." 

Oupont, A. E. — German director. At Elstree 
supervised " Madame Pompadour." Directed 
" Moulin Rouge," " Piccadilly," " Atlantic," 
" Two Worlds," " Cape Forlorn." 

Dyall, Franklin. — Celebrated stage villain ; 
appeared m " Easy Virtue " for Gainsborough 
and his first talkie, " Atlantic." 

Edwards, Henry. — b. Somerset. Spent life 
on stage, producing, playing leads, play-writing, 
including "Doorsteps." Played in West End, 
also in many leading theatres in America, New 
York, with Ethel Barrymore. Commenced 
Screen career 1915. Produced and plaved in 
" A Welsh Singer " and " East is East." Wrote, 
produced and played in "Doorsteps." Wrote, 
produced and played in " Broken Threads," 
"Towards the Light," "Merely Mrs. Stubbs," 
" Dick Carson Wins Through." Produced and 
played in "Possession," "The Kinsman," 
" The City of Beautiful Nonsense," " His 
Dearest Possession," "A Temporary Vaga- 
bond," " The Amazing Quest of Ernest Bliss," 
"John Forrest Finds Himself," "Aylwin," 
"A Lunatic at Large," "Hanging Judge," 
"The Bargain" (from the stage play by 
Edward Irwin and Henry Edwards), "Simple 
Simon," "Tit for Tat," " Lily of the Alley," 
(a six-reel no title picture), "The World of 
Wonderful Reality," " Boden's Boy," "The 
Naked Man." All these for Edwards' series of 
Hepworth picture plays. " Owd Bob," " Flag 
Lieutenant," "The Fake," "The Joker," 
" Further Adventures of the Flag Lieutenant," 
"Fear," " Three Kings," "Vendetta," "Ring- 
ing the Changes." First talkie, "Call of the 
Sea." Club: — Savage. .4 t/^re^s .-—Gracious 
Pond, Chobham, Surrey. Phone : — Long Cross 
33- 

Egbert Brothers (Seth and Albert).— Famous 
popular vaudeville comedy stars. Bom and 
bred in circus atmosphere, played in sawdust all 
over the world. "The Happy Dustmen " from 
1901 ("Hurry up, Walter!"); played before 
King Edward and King George ; all-round 
performers. Appeared in films in 1902, directed 
by W. P. Kellino, who again directed them in 
1927 in "Further Adventures of the Flag 
Lieutenant." Address : — 10, Blenheim Gardens, 
Brixton Hill, S.W.2. 

Eichberg, Richard. — German director of 
" Mazie " series. At B.I. P., "The Flame of 
Love," " Night Birds," " Bridegroom's Widow. " 

Elvey, Maurice,— Former stage producer, 
director of over 100 films since 1908. " Mr. 
Wu," " Fruitful Vine," "Sally Bishop "; many 
Matheson Lang subjects for Stoll ; Gaumont, 
1926, " Mdlle. from .\rmentieres," " Hindle 



Wakes," " Roses of Picardy," " Flag Lieu- 
tenant," " Quinneys," "RoughSeas," "Palais 
de Danse," " Mademoiselle Parley- Voo," 
"Balaclava," "High Treason," "School for 
Scandal," " Potipher's Wife." Has directed 
in Germany, also in Hollywood for Fox and 
Metro. Managing director, Raycol British 
Corporation. 

Emerald, Charles. — Comedian; "The Silver 
King," " One of the Best." 

Emery, Pollie.--b. 1875. First stage appear- 
ance under father's (Frank Emery's) manage- 
ment, Liverpool. Toured the world. Films : 
" Patricia Brent," Aunty in " Nothing Else 
Matters," Peach (original stage part) in " Case 
of Lady Camber," " The Great Day," "The 
Mystery Road," "If Four Walls Told," 
" Perpetua," " A Sister to Assist 'Er," "Para- 
dise." Address : — 7, Kenyon Mansions, Queen's 
Club Gardens, W.14. Phone: — Fulham 0555. 

English, Lt.-Col., Robert, D.S.O.— Player 
of many distinctive and military roles since 
1919. Recently " A Knight in London," "Sweet 
Pepper," and in Germany. Address:— i, 
Egerton Mansions, S.W. 3. Phone: Sloane 2634. 

Esmond, Annie. — Actress of extensive West 
End and touring experience ; recent films 
include " Lily of the Alley," " Love, Life and 
Laughter," " Young Lochinvar." 

Esmond, Jill. — Daughter of Eva Moore and 
H. V. Esmond. "Chinese Bungalow," " The 
Skin Game." 

Esway, Alexander. — Hungarian director of 
British films, "Taxi for Two," "Children 
of Chance." 

Evans, Maurice. — Stage juvenile of " Journey's 
End" fame. Films, "White Cargo," "Raise 
the Roof," "Should a Doctor Tell ? " 

Eveleigh, Leslie, F.R.P.8. — Cameraman since 
1 910 with Barker, on War Kinematography, and 
on Granger and Davidson productions. Visited 
Hollywood, 1925. 1928 assistant to managing 
director, British Filmcraft, \\ althamstow 
Studios, directed 5 ".Sexton Blake " and " Dick 
Turpin " shorts. Secretary, S.M.P.E. (London). 
Address : — -Gaisford House, Giasford Street, 
Kentish Town, N.W.5. Phone : — North 1957. 

Fairbrother, Sydney. — b. London. Educated 
Blackpool and Bonn. Commenced screen 
career 1915. " la Bondage "(Samuelson), " The 
Temporary Gentleman " (Samuelson), "The 
Children of Gibeon " (Master), "Laddie" 
(Progress), "Married Love," "The Beloved 
Vagabond," "Confetti." 

Fane, Dorothy. — West End actress, recently 
seen in "Carnival" and " Bifly." Many film 
leads and big parts ; recently " Daniel De- 
ronda," " Bulldog Drumraond," " Lights of 
London," " Mary Queen of Scots," Australian 
tour, 1925-6. 

Fawcett, L'Estrange.— Quitted the Morning 
Post to become literary adviser at Gaumont 
1927, then production manager. 

Field, Ben. —Well-known West End character 
actor; 'South Sea Bubble," "Man Who Changed 
Hi, Name." Address: Players Club. 

Fogwell, R. 6.- -Fux Lond.jn pjblicity manager 
X921 ; 1926, returned from Hollywood, wrote 
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sequences," " Introspection," " Guilt." Formed 
production unit, 1930. Wrote and directed 
" Madame Guillotine." 

Forde, Walter. — b. Bradford. Screen come- 
dian who hasdirected himself in many " shorts." 
U.S.A., 1923-25. Director of " Wait and See," 
"What Next," "The Silent House." " W mid 
You Believe It," "You'd be Surprised." "Fed 
Pearls," " Lord Richard in the Pantry," " Third 
Time Lucky." 

Fox, Reginald. — Recent leads : " Palaver," 
" Under Arabian Skies." 

Fraser, M. — Studio manager, British Talking 
Pictures, Wembley Park. 

Freshman, William.— Juvenile, b. Australia. 
Two-and-a-half years' technical experience with 
Gaumont. Three years' stage work. Latest 
films : " Luck of the Navy," " Guns of Loos," 
"Rising Generation," "Glorious Youth," 
"Widdicombe Fair." "They Had to Love." 
Telephone: — Hampstead, 7310. 

Fuller, Leslie. — Comedian of the Margate 
Pedlers, and in several B.I. P. broad comedy 
talkies. 

Gaflney, Marjorie.— Assistant director on 
"Atlantic," " W. Plan," "Middle Watch," 
" Conflict." Address : — The Timber House, 
Deacons Hill, Elstree. Phone: — Elstree 267. 

Gee, Hugh. — Art Director : " Tesha," " Kitty" 
" Vagabond Queen," etc. 

Gill, Basil.— Stage actor with Tree, etc; 
Films in 1918-20. Talkies : " High Treason,' 
"Should a Doctor Tell." 

Glyn, Elinor. — Famous authoress and dis- 
coverer of " It." Directed personally " Knowing 
Men," at Elstree, 1929. 

Goddard, Alt.— Born 1897 London. " Made- 
moiselle from Armentieres," "Every Mother's 
Son," "Remembrance," "Sailors Don't Care," 
"Verdun," "Balaclava," "Alf's Button." 
Address : — 373, Cornfield Street, E.2. 

Godfrey, Peter; — ^Actor-producer, of Gate 
Theatre celebrity. Directed Gaumont talkies 
1930: " Thread o' Scarlet," " Down River." 

Goldsmith, Frank.— Stage actor. With Ed- 
ward Terry in 1900 ; in America 16 years, latterly 
in Sinclair Hill pictures. 

Gott, Barbara. — Sound stage and screen artist 
in mature strong roles. "Not Quite a Lady," 
"A Sister to Assist 'Er," "At the Villa Rose." 
Address :—z9, Walton Street, Chelsea, S.W.3. 
Phone: — Kensington 9102. 

Graham, Margot.— B.I.P. contract 1930, after 
stage success, " The Love Habit," " Happy 
Husband," " Stop Press." 

Granville, Fred Le Roy.— b. 1 886, Australia 
In 1906 to California with Selig. He later 
general manager of the Loc Angeles Film 
Exchange. He came to England in 1920 and 
produced " At the Mercy of Tiberius," " Honey 
Pots," and " Love Maggie," for G. B. Samuel- 
son. In 1922, took his own producing unit 
out to Tripoli. 

Gray, Evo.— Born Birmingham, 1904. Much 
Australian stage experience. Leading film 
rfilesin " Silver Lining,"" Poppies of Flanders," 
"One of the Best," " Moulin Rouge," " Smashing 
Through," "Sweet Pepper," "Loves of Robert 
Burns," "Night Birds," "At Midnight." 
Address : — 3, Balcombe Street, W.i. 



Green, R. Judd. — b. Portsmouth. On stage 
from age of 16. Five years with London 
Film Co. " The House of Temperley," " Forest 
on the Hill," " Knight Errant," " Master of 
Craft," "Class and No Class," "Son of Kissing 
Cup," " Harbour Lights," " Boden's Boy," 
Ali Baba in " Chu-Chin-Chow," " The Only 
Way," "Nell Gwyne," "The Bondman," 
" Widdicombe Fair," " Sweeney Todd." Address: 
— Park Road, Teddington. Club : — Players. 
Phone: — Kingston 0645. 

Greenwood, Edwin. — b. 1895. Educated St. 
Paul's and Sorbonne (Paris). Studied decoration 
(Paris). Stage director and actor, from 1912- 
191 8. LiverpoolRepertory, Mr. J.B.Fagan,etc., 
191 8-1919, art director Ideal Films., 1919-1921, 
produced many plays and acted in London. 
1922, June, produced "Romance of History" 
" Gems of Literature," arid " Wonder Women of 
History " series for B. & C. 1922, stage director 
for Maurice Moscovitch. " The Fair Maid of 
Perth," "A Woman in Pawn," " What Money 
Can Buy," British Acoustic subjects, "To What 
Red Hell," 

Grossman, Joe. — b. London 188'. Educated 
B.B.S., Brentford, Dover Higher Grade. Has 
been through every branch of the variety 
business ; with David Devant five years. Left 
the stage on the outbreak of war ; served five 
years. Mentioned three times in dispatches, 
awarded the M.S.M., and also granted the 
special Diploma of the Grand Order of St. John 
of Jerusalem for services in connection with 
the transport of sick and wounded. In June, 
1924, was personally invested with the Order 
of St. John by H.M. the King at Buckingham 
Palace. Upon demobilisation joined Violet 
Melnotte, acting manager of the Duke of York's 
Theatre and at the same time acting manager 
of the Kingsway Theatre. Joined StoU as 
studio manager at Surbiton, June, 1920 ; 
transferred to Cricklewood, 1921. Studio 

manager for British International Pictures, 
July, 1927. 

Groves, Fred. — b. London. Commenced 
film work, 1912. "The Manxman," "The 
Labour Leader," " Squibs," " Mayor of Caster- 
bridge." Club : — Green Room. 

Gullan, Campbell. — Stage director and actor. 
Directed talkie of "Caste," 1930. 

Gundrey, V. Gareth. — Nine years with 
Gaumont, film and scenario editor, productions 
manager. Directed "The Devil's Maze," 
" Just for a Song," " Symphony in Two Flats," 
"Stronger Sex," "Hounds of the Basker- 
villes." Address : — 12, Sunbury Avenue, 
East Sheen, S.W.14. Phone: — Prospect 4111.. 

Gwenn, Edmund.— Prominent West End 
character actor. Played Homblower in silent 
film, 1920, and in Hitchcock's talkie version, 
1930. 

Hagen, Julius. — ^With Henry Edv;ards formed 
Twickenham Film Studios, Ltd., 1929 ; con- 
verting Old Alliance into talkie studios. Manag- 
ing director. Phone : — Popesgrove 2257. 

Hall-Davis, Lilian. — b. Hampstead. " The 
Admirable Crichton," " The Better 'Ole," " The 
Honey Pot," "Love Maggy," "The Game of 
Life,"" Ernest Maltravers,"" Wonderful Story," 
" Brown Sugar," " Faithful Heart," " Castles in 
the Air," "If Four Wa Is Told," "A Royal 
Divorce," " The Knock Out," " Pagliacci," 
" Should a Doctor Tell ? " " Afterglow " " Quo 
Vadis ? " " Roses of Picardy," " The Ring," 
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Hamer, Gladys.— Quaint comedy roles for 
Stoll, Pathe, Gaumont, etc. Address ;— 6, Kil- 
burn Priory, N.W.6. Phone : — Hampstead 3078. 

Hamilton, John. -On stage at age of six. 

" Mountain Eagle," " Mdlle.from Armentieres," 
" Last Witness," "Shadow of Egypt," "Silver 
Lining," "South Sea Bubble," "Three Kings," 
"To What Red Hell." .UW/i-ss .•— Plavers' 
Club. 

Harding, Jack.— Formerly with " Lieut. 
Daring " ; productio 1 manager to Elinor Glyn, 
and (1930) to Famous Players Guild for William 
Hutter, on "77, Park Lane." 

Harding, Lyn.— Very famous stage actor' 
" When Knighthood was in Flower," " Further 
Adventures of Flag Lieutenant ,' ' " Land of Hope 
and Glory," "The Speckled Band," etc. 
Address :—" The Dutch Cottage," Furze Hill, 
Boreham Wood, Herts. Phone : — Elstree 60. 

Harker, Gordon. — Well-known West End 
actor; film debut in " The Ring," followed by 
"The Farmer's Wife," "Champagne," "The 
Crooked Billet," " Return of the Rat," "Taxi 
for Two," "TheW. Plan," " Escape," " Sport of 
Kings." 

Harrison, Jack. — ^With Samuelson, 1913-21 ; 
responsible positions with Graham-Wilcox 
(supervised Albert Hall presentations) : B.LP., 
F.-N. Pathe, production manager, British 
Sound Films, Wembley. On directorate, Fidelity 
Film , Worton Hall, Isleworth. 

Harvey, Forrester. — Stage comedian 25 years 
Drury Lane, etc. Numerous films include 
" Somebody's Darling," " Flag Lieutenant," 
"The Ring," " Toni," "Spangles." 1929, in 
Hollywood. 

Harwood, Bobbie. — b. London. Assistant 
director to Herbert Wilcox for " Woman in 
White" and "The Bondman " ; to M. A. NethereU 
for "The Somme " and "Victory" George 
Pearson, etc. Clubs: Hurlingham Yacht Club. 
Players, Newborough. Address: — 56, Sedgeford 
Road, W.2. 

Hawthorne, David — b. Kettering, Northamp- 
tonshire. Educated Kenbolton College, Hants. 
Commenced screen career 1913, with London 
Film Co. "Testimony." "Sword of Fate," 
" His House in Order," " Birds of Prey." 

Haynes, H, Manning.— b. Lyminster, Sussex. 
Stage career began 1906 ; took up production 
in 1921, after acting. Part-author and co- 
director of " Monty Works the Wires." Direc- 
tor of "A Will and a Way," "Sam's Boy," 
" The Monkey's Paw," " The Convert," " The 
Constable's Move," " Lawyer Quince," and 
other Jacobs releases by Artistic. " London 
Love," "Passion Island," "The Ware Case." 
" They Had to Love," " Should a Doctor Tell ? " 
"To Oblige a Lady." 

Hayward, Lydla.^b. Isle of Wight. Scenarist. 
Educated France. Commenced screen career, 
1910. Part author of " Monty Works the 
Wires." Adapted many W. W. Jacobs' stories. 
Recently, "The Ware Case," "Peep Behind 
the .Scenes," "Mary Was Love," "Somehow 
Good," "Zero," "Mary was Gold." 

Heale, Pat. K. — Scenarist, composer ; founded 
own unit, 1930, making musical talkies. 
Address: — 93, Churchill Road, N.W.io. 



Keatherliy, Clifford.— b. 1888. Siafe career 
with Tree, Bourchier, Cochran, Basil Dean, etc. 
Countless films, including " Bleak House," 
" Koses of Picardy," " Sea Urcl.in," ' Kollin' 
Road," " Boadicea," " King's Highway," 
Club : — Stratford, Stratford Place. Address : — ■ 
II, Rookfield Avenue, N.io. Telephone: — 
Mountview 6526. 

Henderson-Bland, R.— " From Manger to 
Cross," " General Post," " Mr. Gilfin's Love 
Story," "Cigarette Maker's Romance," " Tan- 
gled" Hearts," "Gwyneth of the Welsh Hills." 
Published story of " From Manger to Cross." 
Clnb : — Green Room. Address: — 219A, Maida 
Vale, W.9. 

Henson, Leslie. — Musical comedy star. Silent 
film triumph, 1920, in " Alf's Button." 1930, 
invaded talkies ; "A Warm Corner " " Sport of 
Kings." 

Hepworth, Cecil M.— One of the pioneers 
of kinematographv and inventor of many things 
appertaining. Started producing films in 
i8i)8. " Alf's Button," " Helen of Four Gates," 
" Mrs.Erricker's Reputation," " Wild Heather," 
"Tansy," "Through Three Reigns," "The 
Pipesof Pan,"" Mistinthe Valley,"" Strangling 
Threads," " Comin' Thro' the Rye." Address : — 
55, Thames Street, Staines. 

Hewland, Philip.— Commenced screen career 
1913, London Film Company. "The Third 
Generation," "Ashes of Revenge," "The Man 
in Motley," " Man in the Attic," " The Greater 
Need," " Arscne Lupin," "Man Without a 
Soul," "The Breed of the Tresbams," "Bala- 
clava," " Alf'sCarpet," " Red Pearls." Address: 
16, Wolverton Mansions, Ealing Common, W.5. 

Hicks, Seymour. — Prominent stage actor ; 
talkies: "Sleeping Partners," "The Love 
Habit," "Glamour." 

Hill, Sinclair.— b. Surbiton, 1896. Educated 
St. Paul's; entered film Industry, 1912, with 
the Tyler Film Co. Pre-war experience in Con- 
tinental firms. After t*e War, wrote scenarios 
for Stoll, Ideal, and other British firms. First 
British production for Stoll, " The Tidal Wave," 
followed by " The Place of Honour," " Ex- 
piation," "Indian Love Lyrics," "White 
.Slippers," " The Squire of Long Hadley," " The 
Secret Kingdom," "The Qualified Adventurer." 
Managing director at Cricklewood. " A Woman 
Redeemed," "King's Highway," "Guns of 
Loos," "The Price of Divorce." Sound films: 
"Mr. Smith Wakes Up," "Unwritten Law," 
"Dark Red Roses," "Greek Street," "Such is 
the Law." C/i(6 .•— Incorporated Society of 
Authors. Address .■— n, Sidney House, Bedford 
Park, W.4. Phone : Chiswick 1784. 

Hiscott, Leslie S.— .Assistant producer. Famous 
Players-Lasky British productions; Maurice 
Tourneur, George Pearson, George Fitzmaurice 
J. Parker Read. Producer of "Mrs. Mav " 
(two reelers), " Passing of Mr. Qiiin," " S.O.S.,"' 
' At the Villa Rose," " House of the Ar ow!" 
" Call of the Sea," " Brown Sugar." 

Hitchcock, A. J. — In editorial department 
of F.P.L. British productions ; assistant and 
scenarist to Graham Cutts in " Woman to 
Woman," "Passionate Adventure," "Black- 
guard." Director for Gainsborough, 1925; 
"The Pleasure Garden," " The Lodger," " Easy 
Virtue." Joined British International ; "The 
Ring," "The Farmer's Wife," "Champagne." 
" The Manxman," " Blackmail," " Juno and the 
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Hobbs, Haylord. — Formerly juvenile lead with 
Loi don Film Co. ; four years in Hollywood ; 
returned 1926. "The Luck of the Navy," 
" Toni," " Devil's Maze," etc. 

Hobbs, Jack. — "Tom Brown's Schooldays" 
" The Lady Clare," " The Face at the Window," 
"Inheritance," "The Shuttle of Life," "The 
Call of Youth," " The Eleventh Commandmant," 
"The Happy Ending," "All of a Tremble." 
Address .-—Green Room Club. 

Hopson, Violet. — b.' San Francisco, California. 
" The Vicar of Wakefield," " The Heart of Mid- 
lothian," " Trelawny of the Wells," " Barnaby 
Rudge," "The Clunies," "The White Hope" 
(all Hepworth) ; "The Ware Case," "A 
Munition Girl's Romance," " Missing the Tide." 
" A Gamble for Love,"" The Ragged Messenger" 
" A Turf Conspiracy," " A Fortune at Stake," 
" A Soul's Crucifixion," " Snow in the Desert," 
"Her Son," "The Case of Lady Camber " (all 
Broadwest), " Son of Kissing Cup," " The Lady 
Owner," " The Great Turf Mystery," and, for 
Stoll, " A Daughter of Love," " Widdicombe 
Fair." 

Hughes, Harry. — Editor and cutter for years ; 
directed " A Daughter in Revolt," " Virginia's 
Husband," " Troublesome Wives," "Hell-cat," 
"Little Miss London," "The Man at Six." 
Addr-ss : — 28, The Mall, Edgware. 

Hume, Benita. — Young stage actress, starred 
in " A Light Woman," "Balaclava," "Clue of 
the New Pin," " High Treason." " House of 
the Arrow." 

Hume, Marjorie. — -b. Yarmouth. Commenced 
screen work 1917. "The Swindler," "Scarlet 
kiss," " Kitty Tailleur," " Bluff," " A Prince of 
Lovers," " Love and the Whirlwind," " Silent 
Evidence," "Simonne Everard," " M'Lord 
of the White Road," " Two Little Vagabonds," 
"Squire of Long Hadley," "King of the 
Castle," " Wonderful Wooing," " A Colombo 
Night," " This Marriage Business," " After- 
wards," "Triumph of Scarlet Pimpernel," 
"Lord Richard in the Pantry." Address: — 
10, Canning Place, W.8. 

Humphreys, Cecil. — Commenced screen work 
1916. " The Profligate," " The Amateur Gentle- 
man," "The Tavern Knight," "Four Just 
Men," " The Glorious Adventure," " The Gayest 
of the Gay " Irish Luck," " Price of Divorce," 
"Woman in White," "Broken Melody," — 
" 77, Park Lane." Cliih: — Green Room. 

Hunter. Ian. — West End actor. Film leads 
for Stoll, also" Downhill," "Easy Virtue," "The 
Ring," " His House in Order," " Cape Forlorn." 

Hunter, T. Hayes. — Director of "Earth- 
bound," " Desert Gold," etc. Gainsborough, 
1Q27 ; directed "One of the Best," "South Sea 
Bubble," "Triumph of Scarlet Pimpernel," 
" The Silver King." 

Huth, Harold. — Character actor, entered films 
1927 in " One of the Best," " Guilt," " Leave It 
to Me," "Down River," "The Outsider." 

Imeson, A. B. — Started career as actor with 
Ben Greet, Tree, Alexander, H. B. Irving, 

Harvey, Benson. Films include " The Breed of 
the Tr'eshams," " The House of Peril," "The 
Monkey's Paw," " Burgomaster of Stiiemonde," 
" After the Verdict," "Spangles." Adatess :— 
63, Old Compton Street, W.i. PItone : — 
R'gent 5108. 



Irvine, Robin.— Juvenile lead. On stage since 
1917. "Downhill," "Easy Virtue," "Con- 
fetti," " Land of Hope and Glory," " \ Knight 
in London," Address: — 14, Rundell Crescent, 
Hendon. 

Jay, Jean. — Films since 19!?; "Every Mother's 
Son," "Afterwards," leading lady "The Silver 

King." Married John Longden. 

Jay, Sidney. — Went on the music halls and 
toured the world with a juggling act. Film 
artists' agent. Address: — Palace House, 

Shaftesbury Avenue, W.i. 

Jeans, Isabel. — Stage star. Film leads include 
" The Triumph of the Rat," " Downhill," 
"Easy Virtue," "Further Adventures of Flag 
Lieutenant," "Return of the Rat," "Power 
Over Men." 

Jeffrey, R. E.— Well-loiown B.B.C. radio 
expert. Joined British International as record- 
ing Chief and directed several short subjects. 

Jennings, Gladys. — b. Oxford, 1902; screen 
career, 1919. "The Lady Clare," "The Lamp 
in the Desert" "Rob Roy," "Young Lochin- 
var," " Becket " "The Happy Ending," "A 
Woman in Pawn," "Should a Doctor Tell ? " 
" To Obhge a Lady." Address : — 22, Sutherland 
Place, W.2. 

Keen, Malcolm. — Stage actor. Talkies, 
" Wolves," " 77, Park Lane." 

Kellino, W. P.— b. London. Ecko Film Co., 
1910 ; joined Cricks and Martin. From 1913- 
1915 produced comedies featuring Billy Merson, 
Teddy Gerard, Lupino Lane, Bros. Egbert, etc. 
After War joined Gaumont, and produced " The 
Green Terror," " Angel, Esq.," " The Fall of a 
Saint," " The Fordington Twins," " Saved 
From the Sea." For StoUs : " Young Lochin. 
var," " Colleen Bawn," " His Grace Gives 
Notice," " We Women," " Money Isn't Every- 
thing," "Not for Sale," "The Gold Cure,' 
"Confessions," Lupino Lane comedies in Holly- 
wood, 1926. Returned 1927. " Further Adven- 
tures of Flag Lieutenant," "Sailors Don't 
Care," "Smashing Through," "All's Carpet," 
" Alf's Button." Gainsborough burlesques. 
Address : — Players' Club. 

Kenyon, Neil. — Scots comedian. Talkies : 
"Robert Bums," "The Great Game." 

Kelly, J. G. — b. 1883. Stage experience 1893- 
1915. 'three years assistant director, Broadwest. 
Assistant director Gainsborough, on "The 
South Sea Bubble," "One of the Best." Asst. 
director "Scarlet Pimpernel," "Silver King," 
" When Knights Were Bold," " Rookery Nook," 
" The Brat," " On Approval," " Tons of Money," 
" The Speckled Band." Address : — 42, Heron- 
dale Avenue, S.W.18. 

Kennedy, Joyce. — Stage actress, b. 1900. 
I'ilm leads, " Bracelets," " Man from Chicago." 
Address : — 25, Park Crescent, N.W. Phone : — 
Welbeck 8809. 

Keys, Nelson. — Leading light stage comedian; 
Films: " Tiptoes," " Pompadour," " Mumsie," 
" Triumph of the .Scarlet Pimpernel," " When 
Knights Were Bold," "Splinters," Address: — 
17, Stratton Street, W.i. 

Knight, Castleton. — Formerly kinema show- 
man, turned director 1928. " Flying Scotsman," 
" Lady of the Sea," " War Stories," " Kissing 
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Knight James.— b. iSgi, Canterbury. 
"Romany Lass," "Deception," "Nature's 
Gentleman," " Silver Greyhound," " Power of 
Night," " Knave of Hearts," " The Man Who 
Forgot," " Brenda of the Barge," "The 
Education of Nicky," " Love in the Hills," 
" Trainer and Temptress," " Maria Marten." 

King, George. — Young director of several 
Quota films for Fox ; formerly in publicity, 
exploitation and agency. Address : — 72, Shaftes- 
bury Avenue. 

Knoles, Harley. — Director since 1912 ; made 
"Carnival" and "Bohemian Girl" for. Mliance 
Returned from U.S.A., 1926; directed "The 
White Sheik," "Land of Hope and Glory," 
"The Rising Generation." 

Konstam, Phyllis. — Stage actress ; talkie 
debut" Murder, "then " Compromising Daphne," 
Chloein"The Skin Game." Phone: — Hamp- 
stead 0456. 

Laehman, Harry. — American painter who 
became director ; formerly with Re.x Ingram. 
Directed at Elstree " The Compulsory Husband," 
" Under the Greenwood Tree," "Song of Soho. 
"Yellow .Mask," "Love Habit," "The Outsider." 

Lang, Matheson. — West End actor-manager ; 
star of many silent StoU films ; first talkie : 
"The Chinese Bungalow." 

Latimer, Henry.— Stage since 1897, varies 
experience all over the world. Films: " Under 
Suspicion," ' Glorious Adventure," "King's 
Highway," "Motoring," "Crooked Billet," 
etc. Club : — Players. Address : — 55, Camden 
Square, N.W.i. 

Lauder, Sir Harry. — Famed Scots comedian 
" Huntiugtower," 1926; " Auld Lang Syne," 
1928. Song shorts, 1930. 

Lawton, Frank.— Played original role in talkie 
of " Young Woodley," also in " Birds of Prey " 
(Basil Dean). 

Laye, Evelyn. — Musical comedy star ; lead 
in "The Luck of the Navy" (Graham Wilcox), 
and " One Heavenly Night " in Hollywood. 

Leslie, Rolf. — Actor and crepe-hair expert, 
Address: — c.o Variety .Artistes Federation, 18. 
Charing Cross Road, W.C.2. 

Lestocq, L. B.— With London Film Co., later 
Bramlins, and agent on own account ; 
assistant director, and with Syntok. 

Lipscomb, W. P. — Author ; formerly actor • 
Scripts of "Splinters," "French Leave," 
"Plunder," "Canaries Sometimes Sing," "On 
Approval," "The Speckled Band. Original 
story "The Great Game." Address : — 8, John 
Street, Adelphi. Phone: — Temple Bar 3741. 
Clubs .-—Savage, Arts Theatre. 

Livesey, Sam. — Robust character actor. 

played in many Samuelson films. "Zero,'" 
" Young Woodley," " Raise the Roof." 

Llewellyn, Fewlass.— b. Hull, 1866. Nearly 
forty years successful stage acting ; of vast 
experience. Films: "A Bill of Divorcement," 
" This Freedom," " The Flag Lieutenant " (and 
sequel), "Virginia's Husband," "Afterwards." 
Club: — Green Room. Address: — 15, Atney 
Road, Putney, S.W.15. Phone: — Putney 0664. 

Longden, John. — Liverpool Repertory actor ; 
films for Nettlefold, etc. ; Joe Quinney in 
" Quinneys," "Palais de Danse," "The Last 
Post," " Flying Squad," "Blackmail," "Atlan- 
tic," " Flame of Love," " Two Worlds," " Skm 
Game." 



Lott, W. A.— Formerly with F.N. & European 
General manager, Archibald Nettlefold Produc- 
tions, Walton-on-Thames. 

Lynn, Ralph. — Aldwych comedian. Talkie 
debut, " Rookery Nook, ' " Plunder," " Tons of 
Money." 

Lyons, H. Agar. — Played under Gus Harris 
at Drury Lane, and in films for 17 years, from 
Charles Urban onwards. First screen actor to 
appear with Royalty. Long scene with the 
Prince of Wales, in "The Warrior Strain," 
title role in whole of "Dr. Fu-Manchu " series, 
"Widow Twan Kee," "Prehistoric Man," 
Address: — 14, Angel Road, Hammersmith. 

Macardle, Donald. — b. 1900, Dundalk. Stage 
since 1920. Films : " Wee McGregor's Sweet- 
heart," "Mary Queen of Scots," " Gay 
Corinthian," "The Only Way," " Mumsie," 
"Guns of Loos," "A Light Woman," "The 
Bondman." C/!(6 .'^Arts Theatre. Address :~- 
162, Coleheme Court, S.W. 5. 

Macphail, Angus. — Scenario writer, b. 1903' 
Educated, Westminster and Cambridge. Left 
Insurance for Journalism. Entered film industry 
as a title-writer in 1925. After experience as 
film editor, joined Gainsborough Pictures in 1927 
as scenario editor, associated with " Triumph of 
the Scarlet Pimpernel," " Return of the Rat," 
" Wann Comer," " The Wrecker," " The Sport 
of Kings," etc. 

Malins, G. H. — b. Boston, 1887. Produced: 
" Hearts of Gold," "The Castaways," "Abide 
with Me," " On the Banks of Allan Water," 
"The Girl from Downing Street, "Peep 
Behind the Scenes," "The Greater Love," 
" The Golden Web," " Patricia Brent, Spinster," 
Directed 28 films for War Office, " Blufi," " The 
Recoil," "The Scourge," " Wonderful Wooing." 
W. W. Jacobs shorts, 1928. 

Mander, Miles. — b. Wolverhampton, i388. 
Educated at Harrow and MacGill Univ., Mon- 
treal. Exhibitor in 1913-14. Commpnced film 
acting and production 1920. Is F.R.G.S., Royal 
Aeronautical Society. "The Pleasure Garden," 
"The Fake," "The Physician," "Crooked 
Billet." Directed " The Firstborn," " Conflict." 
Clubs : — Bath and Arts Theatre. 

Mannoek, Patrick L. — Scenario editor. Broad- 
west, 1918-21, publicity manager, Hepworth's 
1922-23; Editor Picf!(r«go«>- 1927-30 ; film critic, 
Daily Herald, 1930 ; wrote the scenarios of " The 
Wonderful Story" (Cutts), " Trent's Last Case," 
"A Dead Certainty," "The Imperfect Lover" 
(Broadwest), " The Happy Ending "(Gaumont), 
"The "Crimson Circle," "A Rank Outsider," 
"The Flag Lieutenant," "One of the Best," 
"His House in Order," "Auld Lang Sjme " 
(original Lauder story), and many two-reelers. 
Club: — -Players'. Address: i, Lansdowne 
Place, W.C.I. Phone : — Terminus 5716. 

Marmont, Percy. — b. London, began films igt 
in S. Africa; in Hollywood till 1927,; many 
successes culminating in " If Winter Comes." 
Since returning to L'^indon, "Lady of the L:ike," 
"The Silver King," "The Squeaker." 

Marriott, Moore.— First theatre part, aged 7. 
Starred in " Monkey's Paw," and several W. W, 
Jacobs' comedies. Also " London Love," 
"Passion Island," "Second to None," "Carry 
On," " Every Mother's Son," " Huntingtower," 
"Victory," "Flying Scotsman," "Goodwin 
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Marshall, Herbert. — Distinguished stage actor ; 
lead ill " Murder " (B.I. P.). 

Marsland, Tom. — Studio manager, Twicken- 
ham S tudios, S t. Margaret's. 

Mason, Haddon. — b. 1898. Lead, "Palaver" 
" God's Clay," " The Woman in White," Tallien 
in " Triumph of the Scarlet Pimpernel," juvenile 
lead " Lady of the Lake," " \ Peep Behind the 
.Scenes." " London Melody." Adiiresx : — 
Players' Club. 

Maude, Arthur. — Played in American films. 
Triangle, Ince, Powers, etc. Produced short 
subjects based on famous paintings ; 1926, 
" The Vision," in Technicolour, awarded gold 
medal. Returned to England, 1927 ; directed 
" Poppies of Flanders," "Toni," "The Ringer," 
" The Fhing Squad," "Clue of the New Pin." 

Mazzei, Andrew L. — Sculptor, and Art Director; 
worked on Max Keinharr-.ts* "The Miracle" at 
the Oiympia, also with Imre Kilialfy at the 
White City Exhibitions. With Paramount 
and Continental firms; art directoron "Sans 
Gene," " Mdlle. from Armentieres," "Flag 
Lieutenant," " Hindle \\ akes," "Roses of 
Picardy," "Arcadians," " Quinneys," " Flight 
Commander," " Mdlle. Parley Von," "Sailois 
don't Care," "Th? Physician," " What Money 
Can Buy," "S.O.S.," " Balaclava," "The Devi s 
Maze," " High Treason." Now with Gaumont. 
C7m6 .•—Players'. Address: — •" Woodside," 52, 
Hertford Avenue, East Sheen. 

McKinnel, Norman. — Pamous stage actor 
30 years. "Hindle Wakes," "The Fake," 
" Potiphar's Wife. ' 

McLaglen, Clifford. — b. 1897. Brother of 
Victor; many successful heavy roles; "The 
White Sheik," and several Continental subjects, 
6 ft. 2i in. 

McLaglen, Cyril. — Experienced in many 
British pictures, "Hindle Wakes," "The 
Flight Commander," " Quinneys," "Under- 
ground," " Balaclava." 

McLaglen, Kenneth. — Youngest of seven 
brothers ; appeared in " Land of Hope and 
Glory " and " Dick Turpin," shorts. 

McLaughlin, Gibb. — b. Sunderland, 1885 
Much stage experience, provincial and West 
End. First him, 191 9. " The Road to London." 
"Bohemian Girl," "Carnival," Barsad in 
"The Only Way," Duke of York in "Nell 
Gwyn " (WilcoX), " Poppies of Flanders," "The 
Silent House," " Power Over Men." 

McNab, Alan. - b Southam.pton, studied Paris. 
Art Director, 1928-9, Gainsborough Pictures. 
Address: — -Arts Theatre Club and 31, Cheyne 
Walk, S.W. 

Millar, Adelqui. — b. 1890 in Chile. Educated 
in Italv and France, played for the screen since 
1910 in .America, Italy, France, England and 
.Holland, author of "Laughter and Tears," 
and " Circus Jim,'' two Granger- Singer films 
in which he played lead ; amongst others, " Joy," 
"Fate's Plaything," "John Heriot's Wife," 
" As God Made Her," " The Little Hour of Peter 
Wells," "The Other Person," " Laughter and 
Tears," "Circus Jim," "Pages of Life" (own 



production). "The Arab," "The Apache." 
Production manager and director, Whitehall 
Films, 1927. Directed "The Inseparables" 
and " Life." 

Mills, Frank. — Experienced at Islington 
Studios. Assistant director to A. J. Hitchcock 
on "Easy Virtue," "The Ring," "The 
Farmer's Wife," "The Manxman," " Black - 
n;ail." Address: — 27, Whitbread Road, Brock- 
ley, S.E. 

Montagu, Ivor. — Edited numerous Continental 
and British pictures, including "The Waltz 
Dream," "The Lodger," " Manon Lescaut." 
Founded the Film Society; directed H. G. 
Wells' shorts, 1928. 

Moore, Eva. — Famous West End actress- 
Films: "The Crimson Circle," " Chu Chin 
Chow," "The Great Well," "Motherland." 
" Brown Sugar." Telephone : — Kensington 0146. 

Morgan, Joan. — Commenced screen career, 
1913. " World's Desire,"" Lowland Cinderella," 
" Lilac Sunbonnet." " Lady Noggs," "A Win- 
dow in Piccadilly." Address: — Henry VIII. 
Cottage, Henley-on-Thames. 

Morgan, Sidney. — First productions : " The 
Brass Bottle," "The World's Desire," "Iron 
Justice" " Little Dorrit," "Two Little Wooden 
Shoes," "The Mayor of Casterbridge," "The 
Lilac Sunbonnet," "Sweet and "Twenty," 
"Lady Noggs," "The Woman Who Obeyed," 
"Miriam Rozella," "The Shadow of Egypt," 
etc. Equipped and organised Progress Daylight 
Studios at Shoreham-on-Sea. " Bulldog Drum- 
mond's Third Round," "A Window in Picca- 
ddly," " The Thoroughbred." Hon. Sec. British 
Association of Film Directors. Author of " Some- 
body's Darling." Address: — Players' Club. 

Miller, Frank. — With London Film Co. ; many 
scenarios since. Director lor British Screen 
Productions, " Cupid in Clover." 

Mollison, Clifford. — West End light comedian ; 
talkies : " Almost a Honeymoon,'' "The Bride- 
groom's Widow." 

Mills, Frank. — Assistant director to Alfred 
Hitchcock at B.I. P. Address : — 72, Limes 
Gardens, Edgware. 

Murtagh, Cynthia. —Lead in "The Speckled 
Band " (StoU) and in many W. W. Jacobs two- 
reel comedies (.Artistic). 

Murton, Walter W.— Art director of the Stoll 
Picture Productions, was born at Norwich, 
1892. Trained at Norwich School of Art, 
articled to a firm of furniture and interior 
designers, and held posts in leading London and 
Birmingham furniture and interior studios. On 
leaving H.M. Forces, joined Stoll Picture 
Productions, and designed exclusively for 
them. With Gainsborough, 1930. Address : — 
no, Leeside Crescent, Golder's Green. Phone : — 
Speedwell 6005. 

Mycroft, Walter C. — Film critic of Evemng 
Slandam until 1927, when he becanre literary 
and scenario chief at B.I. P., Elstree. 

Nares, Owen. — b. Maiden Erleigh, Berks. 
Began screen career 1013. Principal screen 
productions: "Just a Girl," "Tinker Tailor," 
"Man Who VVon," "Edge o' Beyond," 
" Gamblers All," " The Faithful Heart," 
" Indian Love Lyrics," " Young Lochinvar," 
" Miriam Rozella," " This W oman Business." 
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Nash, Percy. — Producer of "Enoch Arden," 
" Harbour Lights," " The Trumpet Call," 
"Little Minister," "The Devil's Bondman," 
*' Temporal Power," "Disraeli," "Boy Scout 
Serial,'' " The Elder Miss Blossom," " The Flag 
Lieutenant," "Darby and Jean," "Westward 
Ho! ' " Hobson's Choice," "Rodney Stone," 
and numerousother films. Started London Films 
Co.; built Elstree studios; F.B.I, producer, 
1924 ; first President Firitish Association of Film 
Directors. 1927, Production manager, British 
Lion. Club: — Green Room. Address: - 
144, Mill Lane, N.\V.6. 

Neagle, Anna (formerly Marjorie Robertson). — 
Ingenue in "Chinese Bungalow," "Should a 
Doctor Tell ? ' ' 

Nedell, Bernard J.- — American actor who 
scored in London in " Broadway," British 
films, "A Knight in London," "The Return 
of the Rat," "The Silver King," Talkies : 
"Call of the Sea," "Man from Chicago," 
"Flying Fool." Address: — 20 JubUee Place, 
Chelsea. Phone: — -Flaxman 6146. 

Neilson-Terry, Dennis. — West End actor. 
Talkies: "House of the Arrow," "77, Park 
Lane." 

Nettlefold, Archibald.— Head of Archibald 
Nettle fold Productions. Address : — Comedy 
Theatre. 

Newall, Guy.— b. in Hove. Commenced 
screen career with London Film Co. in 1912. 
After the war joined George Clark as George 
Clark Productions. " The Garden of Resur- 
rection," "The Lure of Crooning Water," 
" Duke's Son," " Persistent Lovers," Producer 
of "Testimony" and "Persistent Lovers," 
" The Bigamist," " Boy Woodbum," " Fox 
Farm," " Maid of the Silver Sea," " The Ghost 
Train." Talkies: " Potiphar's Wife." 

Newland, Mary (formerly (Lillian Oldland).— 
b. 1905. Screen debut " The Secret Kingdom," 
" Bindle," " The Flag Lieutenant," "A Daughter 
in Revolt," " Passion Island," " Virginia's 
Husband," "To Oblige a Lady." 

Newman, Widgey R. — Bom 1900, educated 
Bedford. Forsook science for publicity 192 1, with 
First National, then Phillips. Took up 
production May 1925, producing "Off the 
Beaten Track," interest features, and "The 
Romance of Broadcasting" (Gaumont). 

NolbandOV, Segei. — Production Supervisor, 
Associated Sound Film Industries, Ltd., and 
British Sound Film Productio s.'Ltd., Wembley 
Park. Graduate in Law, Moscow University. 

Norris, Herbert. — Costume architect and 
settings e.Koert. Lecturer on historical costume 
22 years' stage and pageantry e.Kperience ; 
supervised historical details in " Mary Queen ol 
Scots," " Claude Duval," " Triumph of the Scar- 
let Pimpernel," " When Knights Were Bold." 
Club : — Arts Theatre. 

Novello, Ivor. — Famous musical comedy com- 
poser. Films: "The Call of the Blood," 
" Carnival," " The Bohemian Girl " " The Man 
Without Desire," "The White Rose" 
(D. W. Griffith), "Bonnie Prince Charlie" 
"The Rit" (Gainsborough), his own story, 
"Triumph of the Rat," "The Lodger," 
"Constant Nymph," "South Sea Bubble," 
"Gallant Hussar." "Return of the Rat," 
•'• "Symphony in Two Flats." Address: — 
II, Aldwych, W.C. 



O'Bryen, W. J.— Publicity and casting manager 
Gainsborough P'Cturcs, 1926-29. Much experi- 
ence in handling screen rignis with Curtis Brown, 
visited Hollywood 1924. Founded Albemarle 
Press Service, 1929. 

O'Neill, Edward.— Forty years' stage ex- 
perience, with Irving, Wilson Barrett, Geo. 
Alexander, Forbes Robertson, Tree, Geo. 
Edwardes, etc. Films include " The House of 

Temperley," " Kindle Wakes," " Mirage," 
" Boadicea," "Dawn," "Chick," "The Bond- 
man," "Colleen Bawn," " Alf's Carpet." 
Address : — 6, The Barons, St. Margaret's, 
Twickenham. Phone: — Popesgrove 1272. 

Orton, John.— Formerly with Adrian Brunei. 
Assistant to Brunei, Walter Summers, and in 
Sweden. 1928 with British Instructional, 
directed "The Celestial City," "The Wind- 
jammer." 

Pardue, William. — First came to notice as 
Fairbanks' double in prologue and exploitation; 
many films, including " The Flight Commander." 

Parkinson, Henry Broughton. — Formerly 
managing director and production manager for 
Masters Films, Ltd. Formerly circuit manager, 
Andrews' Pictures, Ltd., and Ge::eral Manager, 
International Exclusives, Ltd. Director and 
producer of shorts and features. Managing 
director H. B. Parkinson Productions, Ltd., 
Little Denmark Street, London, W.C. 2. Phone: 
Temple Bar 1728-1729. 

Patch, Walter. — Actor and Producer. 
" Turf Authoritv," " The Great Game," 
" Thread of Scarlet," " Sport of Kings," " All of 
a Tremble," etc. Address : — 20, Ashworth 
iSlandon-, W.9. 

Paul, Fred. — Experienced director of countless 
films with London, Ideal, StoU, etc. " The 
Last Witness," "The Broken Melody" and 
" The Luck of the Navy " are his most recent. 

Payne, Douglas. — On stage since 1901. 
" What Next " (Nettlefold), " Rateau " and 
"The Soothsayer," in "The Triumph of the 
Scarlet Pimpernel," "The Lady of the Lake," 
" Red Aces," " You'd be Surprised." Club : — 
Players'. Address : — 24, Torrington Square, 
W.C.I. 

Payne, John. — Former actor producer and 
agent, founded Bramlins. Address: — Piccadilly 
Mansions, 17, Shaftesbury Avenue. 

Pearson, George.— b. London. Educated 
Culham College, and began life as a school- 
master. Scenarist, producer, studio manager 
(Path'' Freres and Union Film Co., 1913). 
" Mr. Henpeck's Dilemma," " Heroes of the 
Mine " (Samuelson), " A Study in Scarlet," 
" The Better 'Ole," " Kiddies in the Ruins," 
"Victory Derby," " Garryowen," "Nothing